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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 MacOS.

Slava Ukraini

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


2022-08-02: The BETA v. 8.6.5 is available
BETA v. 8.6.5 is available. Some bugs were fixed (see for details). Test this new version and report any bug and suggestion. All the new features introduced in v. 8 are available on this page:
2022-08-01: A Raspberry Pi image is available
A Raspberry Pi OS image (64-bit) with BORIS (v. 7 and 8) already installed is available.
2022-05-18: v. 8.5 is available
v. 8.5 is available. Added an Undo function for coding events (CTRL+Z)
2022-05-13: v. 8.4 is available
v. 8.4 is available. Added an experimental latency function and accessto BORIS ethogram repository