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Behavioral Observation Research Interactive Software

BORIS is an easy-to-use event logging software for video/audio coding and live observations.
BORIS is a free and open-source software available for GNU/Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

Please acknowledge and cite the use of this software and its authors when results are used in publications or published elsewhere:
DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12584

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User testimonials


2019-08-30: v. 7.8 is available
v. 7.8 is available. Introduced an option for limiting the observation time interval and to display an image overlay on video.
2019-08-16: v. 7.7.4 is available
v. 7.7.4 is available. Some bugs fixed.
2019-06-18: v. 7.7.3 is available
v. 7.7.3 is available. Severe regression (introduced on v.7.7.1) fixed.
2019-06-13: v. 7.7.1 is available
v. 7.7.1 is available. Introduced possibility to edit negative times or over 24h. Some bugs fixed