The first step to use OpenNI to develop any application or game is to install the OpenNI framework on your development machine. In this recipe, we will show you how to install OpenNI; actually it is as easy as 1-2-3.
Open your browser and navigate to www.openni.org/openni-sdk. The following screen will be displayed:
Download the latest version of OpenNI for your platform and CPU architecture. We recommend downloading both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit versions of OpenNI if you are using a 64-bit OS.
Open the downloaded file; it is usually a ZIP file that can be opened by different programs (including but not limited to WinZip, WinRar, 7Zip, and so on) and even Windows Explorer. Then run/open the OpenNI installer from within the zipped archive:
At the end of the installation, click on Finish and you are done.