Stereo depth SDK

Intel® RealSense™ SDK 2.0

With Intel® RealSense™ SDK 2.0 and cross‑platform open source libraries, it’s easier than ever to begin developing your own depth sensing applications.

Install SDK

Intel® RealSense™ SDK 2.0

With Intel® RealSense™ SDK 2.0 and cross‑platform open source libraries, it’s easier than ever to begin developing your own depth sensing applications.

Getting Started

Simply install the SDK from GitHub and connect the depth camera. Now you’re ready to start developing your first project.

Windows Distribution

Intel® RealSense™ SDK 2.0 provides tools and binaries for the Windows platform using GitHub Releases.

View the install readme on Github here.

To build from source, please follow the steps described here.

After plugging the camera into a USB3 port, you should be able to see the newly connected device in the Device Manager.


Installing the SDK

Go to the latest stable release, navigate to the Downloads section, download and run Intel.RealSense.SDK.exe.

Click through several simple steps of the installer.

SDK install step 1

1. Intel® RealSense™ SDK 2.0 is distributed under the Apache 2.0 permissive open-source license.

SDK install step 2

2. The SDK includes the RealSense Viewer, as well as development packages for various programming languages.

SDK install step 3

3. Approve adding two shortcuts to your desktop.

SDK install step4

4. Review before installing.

SDK install step 1

5. Open the Intel® RealSense™ Samples solution.

SDK install step 6

6. Press F5 to compile and run the demos. Success!