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Mac/Linux
 

  1. If you don’t already have it, install Docker on the device that will be running Sighthound ALPR: https://www.docker.com/get-started
     
  2. Mac users will need to change the amount of RAM allocated to Docker (6GB+ recommended) and possibly the disk space. Instructions are located here: https://docs.docker.com/docker-for-mac/#resources
     
  3. Start all of the services by typing:  
    docker run -d --name sighthound-alpr -p 9600:9600 \
    --restart unless-stopped \
    -v ~/Desktop/Sighthound-ALPR:/var/alpr \
    sighthound/alpr

    Note: If this is the first time you are running the application, several gigabytes of data will be downloaded and may take several minutes to complete. Subsequent restarts and updates will be much quicker.
     

  4. Open a web browser (Chrome or Firefox preferred) and navigate to http://localhost:9600

 

 

Windows
 

  1. Download the latest windows release here: https://public-files.alpr.sighthound.com/installers/windows/latest. Wait for the download to finish.
     
  2. Double click on the Sighthound ALPR Setup.exe file. This file should be located in your Downloads folder or under most recent Downloads in your browser.
     
  3. You may be prompted “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?” Click "Yes".
     
  4. Read the licensing agreement and select “I accept the agreement” to proceed with the installation.
     
  5. You may change the installation folder, we recommend leaving at the default location. Click "Next”.
     
  6. Click “Install”. The installation may take several minutes.
     
  7. Click “Finish” if you left the “Start Sighthound ALPR” option checked Sighthound ALPR will automatically start.
     
  8. Open a web browser (Chrome or Firefox preferred) and navigate to http://localhost:9600

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