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Download BORIS for Microsoft-Windows

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.


This version include VLC and FFmpeg, is available in 32-bit or 64-bit versions.

BORIS for Windows Setup v.6.2.4

BORIS for Windows 32-bit Setup v.6.2.4

BORIS for Windows 64-bit Setup v.6.2.4

The default install path is located in your home directory (for example c:usersjoeBORIS)

BORIS for Windows Portable v.6.2.4

Portable means that no installation is required.

BORIS for Windows 32-bit Portable v.6.2.4

BORIS for Windows 64-bit Portable v.6.2.4

The Portable version do not need installation and can be used from an USB drive. Just extract the archive and launch boris.exe


If you are using an old version of Windows (<10) and have problem launching BORIS, you have to install the Update for Universal C Runtime in Windows See