Please acknowledge and cite the use of this software and its authors when results are used in publications or published elsewhere:
Friard, O. and Gamba, M. (2016), BORIS: a free, versatile open-source event-logging software for video/audio coding and live observations. Methods Ecol Evol, 7: 1325–1330.
Install this package and launch BORIS from Education menu.
On Ubuntu, open with the "Ubuntu Software Center" and install it (sudo password required).
To install the 64-bit version on Debian with dpkg open a terminal as root, cd to the directory where the .deb file was downloaded and type:
dpkg -i boris_4.1.10-0.linux64.deb apt-get -f install
For the 32-bit version:
dpkg -i boris_4.1.10-0.linux32.deb apt-get -f install
The requirements for runing BORIS from the source code are:
the VLC media player,
the FFmpeg framework,
the Matplotlib Python library
If you want to generate transition flow graph you can also install the Graphviz package (but it is not required).
Install these packages following the instructions relative to your distribution:
Example for DEB based distributions:
Open a terminal and type:
su (your root password will be required) apt-get install python3 python3-pyqt5 python3-matplotlib vlc ffmpeg graphviz
sudo (your user password will be required) apt-get install python3 python3-pyqt5 python3-matplotlib vlc ffmpeg graphviz
Download the BORIS source code:
Unpack the archive:
tar xvfz v4.1.10.tar.gz
cd BORIS-4.1.10 python3 boris.py