How to correctly read Mat images with special characters in filename

You might have noticed that trying to read images that have special characters (such as Ü, Ö or other non-Ascii characters) with imread function in  OpenCV will lead to crash. I noticed this while trying to open files with special Turkish characters (but I assume it is the same with Spanish, French, German or any other languages.). If you are using Qt, you are lucky because there is a workaround.

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