LabelImg is a graphical image annotation tool.
It is written in Python and uses Qt for its graphical interface.
The annotation file will be saved as an XML file. The annotation format is PASCAL VOC format, and the format is the same as ImageNet
In order to build the resource and assets, you need to install pyqt4-dev-tools:
$ sudo apt-get install pyqt4-dev-tools
$ make all
Open cmd and go to [labelImg]
$ pyrcc4 -o resources.py resources.qrc
$ python labelImg.py
After cloning the code, you should run
$ make all to generate the resource file.
You can then start annotating by running
$ ./labelImg.py. For usage
instructions you can see Here
At the moment annotations are saved as an XML file. The format is PASCAL VOC format, and the format is the same as ImageNet
You can also see ImageNet Utils to download image, create a label text for machine learning, etc
General steps from scratch
Build and launch:
$ make all; python labelImg.py
Click 'Change default saved annotation folder' in Menu/File
Click 'Open Dir'
Click 'Create RectBox'
The annotation will be saved to the folder you specify
Create pre-defined classes
You can edit the data/predefined_classes.txt to load pre-defined classes
Ctrl + r : Change the defult target dir which saving annotation files
Ctrl + n : Create a bounding box
Ctrl + s : Save
n : Next image
p : Previous image
How to contribute
Send a pull request