Formats
COCO JSON

COCO JSON

COCO is a common JSON format used for machine learning because the dataset it was introduced with has become a common benchmark.
Formats

COCO JSON

Below, we show how to convert data to and from

COCO JSON

. We also list popular models that use the

COCO JSON

data format. Our conversion tools are free to use.

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Below are pre-configured models that use the
COCO JSON
data format
.

What computer vision models use COCO JSON?

The

DETR

,

YOLOS

,

Mask RCNN

,

EfficientDet

,

Detectron2

,

models all use the

COCO JSON

data format.

To see our entire list of computer vision models, check out the Roboflow Model Library.
coco.json
{
    "info": {
        "year": "2020",
        "version": "1",
        "description": "Exported from roboflow.ai",
        "contributor": "Roboflow",
        "url": "https://app.roboflow.ai/datasets/hard-hat-sample/1",
        "date_created": "2000-01-01T00:00:00+00:00"
    },
    "licenses": [
        {
            "id": 1,
            "url": "https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/",
            "name": "Public Domain"
        }
    ],
    "categories": [
        {
            "id": 0,
            "name": "Workers",
            "supercategory": "none"
        },
        {
            "id": 1,
            "name": "head",
            "supercategory": "Workers"
        },
        {
            "id": 2,
            "name": "helmet",
            "supercategory": "Workers"
        },
        {
            "id": 3,
            "name": "person",
            "supercategory": "Workers"
        }
    ],
    "images": [
        {
            "id": 0,
            "license": 1,
            "file_name": "0001.jpg",
            "height": 275,
            "width": 490,
            "date_captured": "2020-07-20T19:39:26+00:00"
        }
    ],
    "annotations": [
        {
            "id": 0,
            "image_id": 0,
            "category_id": 2,
            "bbox": [
                45,
                2,
                85,
                85
            ],
            "area": 7225,
            "segmentation": [],
            "iscrowd": 0
        },
        {
            "id": 1,
            "image_id": 0,
            "category_id": 2,
            "bbox": [
                324,
                29,
                72,
                81
            ],
            "area": 5832,
            "segmentation": [],
            "iscrowd": 0
        }
    ]
}

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