Chainsaw Alternatives

    Chainsaw is described as 'v2 is a companion application to Log4j written by members of the Log4j development community. Like a number of Open Source projects, this new version was built upon inspirations, ideas and creations of others' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are seven alternatives to Chainsaw for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is glogg, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Chainsaw are LogExpert (Free, Open Source), klogg (Free, Open Source), OtrosLogViewer (Free, Open Source) and LogMX (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 11, 2021

    1. glogg is a multi-platform GUI application to browse and search through long or complex log files. It is designed with programmers and system administrators in mind. glogg can be seen as a graphical, interactive combination of grep and less.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in May 2017.

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    2. LogExpert is a Windows tail program (a GUI replacement for the Unix tail command). LogExpert is free for non-commercial or commercial use.
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    3. logg is cross-platform open source tool designed to view and search information in large log files.
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    4. OtrosLogViewer is a software for analyzing an application's logs and stack traces.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The universal log file tool: view, monitor, parse, interpret, and analyze any log file.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A high-performance log file viewer based on the Eclipse platform, that can be used to view and filter various kinds of log files
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    5. Trace32 aka SMS Trace is part of the Configuration Manager Trace Log Viewer – A tool used to view log files created by Configuration Manager components and agents.
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