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.