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BORIS is developed entirely with open source software.

BORIS is developped in Python 3.10 using PyQt5 for the GUI (should run from Python >= 3.8).
The mpv media player library and the python-mpv interface are used to play media files.
The Matplotlib python 2D plotting library is used for plotting events and generating the spectrogram.
The Pandas data analysis tool.
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, XLSX, HTML and XLS formats.
The portion Python module is used in the Advanced event filtering function.
The ExifRead Python module used to access pictures Exif data.
The pyreadr Python module is used to save data for R (optionally).
The Graphviz graph visualization software is used (optionally) to generate transitions graph.
The BORIS web site is made using Pelican static site generator and supported by GitHub.