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Build OpenALPR on Windows. This repository contains all needed dependencies.

NB! If you want to enable CUDA-support for OpenCV add -CudaGeneration <Kepler|Fermi> when executing build.ps1

Current version

Need to build a older version?

  • git tag -l
  • git checkout vX.X.X

Build output directories

  • build\artificats\<version>\<toolchain>\<configuration>\<platform> - Raw build output
  • build\dist\<version>\<toolchain>\<configuration>\<platform> - Final build output


  • Visual Studio
  • CUDA SDK 7 (Only if you need CUDA support)
  • GIT
  • Powershell

Getting started

NB! If you haven't done so already, please update your powershell execution policy running the following command, Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned.

  • git clone
  • cd openalpr
  • git clone windows
  • cd windows
  • git submodule update --init --recursive

Build a release build for x64 targeting toolchain v120

  • .\build.ps1 -Configuration Release -Platform x64 -PlatformToolset v120 -CudaGeneration None

Build a debug/release build for x64 targeting toolchain v120

  • .\build.ps1 -Configuration Debug -Platform x64 -PlatformToolset v120 -CudaGeneration None
  • .\build.ps1 -Configuration Release -Platform x64 -PlatformToolset v120 -CudaGeneration None

Build entire matrix for toolchains v100, v110, v120, v140 with CUDA support.

  • .\build.all.ps1 -CudeGeneration All

OpenALPR dependencies

  • Giflib 4.1.6
  • LibJPEG 8c
  • Leptonica 1.7.1
  • Libpng 1.4.3
  • Libtiff 3.9.4
  • Zlib 1.2.8
  • Tesseract 3.04-rc1
  • OpenCV 2.4.8

Supported platforms

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10

Supported platform architectures

  • Win32 (x86)
  • X64 (AMD64)

Supported toolchains

  • v100 (Visual Studio 2010)
  • v110 (Visual Studio 2012)
  • v120 (Visual Studio 2013)
  • v140 (Visual Studio 2015)



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