Olivier Friard and Marco Gamba


Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e Biologia dei Sistemi - Life Sciences and Systems Biology
Via dell'Accademia Albertina, 13 I-10123 TORINO (Italy)
tel: +39 011 6704542

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The authors would like to acknowledge Sergio Castellano, Valentina Matteucci and Laura Ozella for their precious help.

The BORIS logo was designed by Margot Friard

Please report any bug (found in the latest BORIS version) by e-mail (in english, french or italian) or using the GitHub repository (indicating your OS, your OS version ... ).
For suggestion and feature request please use the discussion group or the GitHub repository.

If you find this software useful, please send me a nice postcard of the place where do you live.


BORIS is developped entirely with open source software.

BORIS is developped in Python 3 using PyQt5 for the GUI.
The VLC Python binding is used to play media files.
The matplotlib is used for plotting events and generating the spectrogram.
The FFmpeg multimedia framework is used to extract media files parameters, in frame-by-frame mode and in spectrogram visualization.
The Tablib Python module is used to export data in TSV, CSV, ODS and XLS formats.
The Graphviz graph visualization software is used (optionally) to generate transitions graph.
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