|# 1. Download and install the latest Anaconda distribution from https://www.continuum.io/downloads#macos|
|# 2. Create a new Python environment. Make sure you choose python 3.5 as your python version for the virtual environment:|
|conda create -n myenv python=3.5|
|# 3. Activate the new environment using:|
|source activate myenv|
|# 4. OpenCV depends on NumPy, which can be installed with:|
|conda install numpy|
|# 5.Install the anaconda-client command utility to search for the OpenCV binary in Conda:|
|conda install anaconda-client|
|# 6. Search for OpenCV 3:|
|anaconda search -t conda opencv3|
|# 7. You will see a few options but choose a package that supports osx-64. For example choose https://conda.anaconda.org/menpo which support osx-64.|
|conda install --channel https://conda.anaconda.org/menpo opencv3|
|# 8. Test Open CV with below code. It should return the installed Open CV version.|
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@vishwanath79. I'm working with macOS 10.13.4 Thank you very much for the very clear explanation for the installation which is also by far the easiest that I found so far. I followed your installation step by step and didn't have any error message. I then tried to import cv2 with the command that you gave:
Unfortunately i got this error message:
Then As you said " Make sure you choose python 3.5 as your python version for the virtual environment", I installed python 3.5.5 and moved my python version 3.6 to the trash. I re-ran the installation but still got the error message. Do you know what I should do?
For info, using a different installation method, I posted those 2 questions on stackoverflow:
Many many thanks in advance!