Despite the holidays and hot summer days, OpenCV dev team continues to work hard for you, dear users. We've just prepared the next update in OpenCV 2.4 series, called 2.4.2. It should be binary compatible with OpenCV 2.4.1 (except for the face recognizer from contrib module) and therefore it is a sincerely recommended upgrade.

Thanks to everybody who helped to make the release this good!

OpenCV 2.4.2 is available as a package at SourceForge or as a snapshot (tagged as 2.4.2) of our OpenCV 2.4 branch in SVN:

The nicely formatted changelog can be seen here: and here is the text-only version:

You are welcome to try out the latest and greatest OpenCV!