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FFMPEG vs OpenCV: What are the differences?

FFMPEG: The universal multimedia toolkit. The universal multimedia toolkit; OpenCV: Open Source Computer Vision Library. OpenCV was designed for computational efficiency and with a strong focus on real-time applications. Written in optimized C/C++, the library can take advantage of multi-core processing. Enabled with OpenCL, it can take advantage of the hardware acceleration of the underlying heterogeneous compute platform.

FFMPEG and OpenCV can be primarily classified as "Image Processing and Management" tools.

OpenCV is an open source tool with 36.3K GitHub stars and 26.6K GitHub forks. Here's a link to OpenCV's open source repository on GitHub.

Lensley, Plickers, and Suggestic are some of the popular companies that use OpenCV, whereas FFMPEG is used by AmperVue, Mux, and AbemaTV. OpenCV has a broader approval, being mentioned in 39 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to FFMPEG, which is listed in 19 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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    Open Source
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    Computer Vision
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    Imaging
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    Machine Learning
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    Face Detection
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    Great community
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    Realtime Image Processing
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    Helping almost CV problem
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    Image Augmentation

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What is FFMPEG?

The universal multimedia toolkit.

What is OpenCV?

OpenCV was designed for computational efficiency and with a strong focus on real-time applications. Written in optimized C/C++, the library can take advantage of multi-core processing. Enabled with OpenCL, it can take advantage of the hardware acceleration of the underlying heterogeneous compute platform.

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What are some alternatives to FFMPEG and OpenCV?
GStreamer
It is a library for constructing graphs of media-handling components. The applications it supports range from simple Ogg/Vorbis playback, audio/video streaming to complex audio (mixing) and video (non-linear editing) processing.
Cloudinary
Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.
imgix
imgix is the leading visual media platform that businesses choose to improve user experience, website performance, and cost-saving. imgix offers robust image and video processing, global content delivery, and intelligent asset management.
scikit-image
scikit-image is a collection of algorithms for image processing.
ImageMagick
It is a free and open-source software suite for displaying, converting, and editing raster image and vector image files. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 200) including PNG, JPEG, GIF, HEIC, TIFF, DPX, EXR, WebP, Postscript, PDF, and SVG.
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