If you want to help us, there are many ways to do it. By the way, do you see the Donate button at the top right corner?
Already have some code that you want to see as a part of the library? Please follow this guide.
- Help others, fill out some answers on our Q&A forum. You don’t have to be a guru to help.
- Write cool tutorials: please follow the instructions. Before creating a tutorial, it is recommended you write an email to opencv-dev with a short description of the future tutorial (please, use the tag “tutorial” in the subject).
- Submit cool demo videos to our YouTube channel. Submit the description and the link to opencv-dev mail (please, use tag “video” in the subject).
- Say “thanks” with ratings and comments.
- Participate in discussions regarding new code submissions. We have a lot of pull requests, and we need more people to review and beta-test them! Actually you may become an official reviewer in the OpenCV project one day.
- If you need a simple task to start from, please consider these ones. They are simple enough, so you can get familiar with the contribution process.
- Contribute code: it has to be BSD and should not add extra dependencies. More information about a code submission is available on our developer site: here and here.
- Test our latest code from the Git repository and report/fix any bugs you find. Reporting bugs.
- Help us optimize the bindings for different platforms/languages: CUDA, NEON, Python, Android or iOS.
- Help us improve the unit tests, documentation, samples.
- Become a sponsor to help hire developers and organize events.
- Contribute to the OpenCV library by providing coder time or by being part of development decisions.
- Provide the infrastructure (testing farm, build farm, website).
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