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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 a web log analyzer in the network & admin category. There are nine alternatives to Chainsaw for Windows, Linux, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is LogExpert, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Chainsaw are glogg, klogg, OtrosLogViewer and LogMX.

Chainsaw alternatives are mainly Web Log Analyzers but may also be Log Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Chainsaw.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

Chainsaw v2 is a companion application to Log4j written by members of the Log4j development community. Like a number of...

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  1. 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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    glogg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    klogg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    logg is cross-platform open source tool designed to view and search information in large log files.

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  4. OtrosLogViewer icon

    OtrosLogViewer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OtrosLogViewer is a software for analyzing an application's logs and stack traces.

    Formatting SOAP message in logs
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    LogMX

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The universal log file tool: view, monitor, parse, interpret, and analyze any log file.

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  6. Logsaw

    • 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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    WTF Auto Layout?

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Auto Layout on iOS and macOS is awesome. But when it goes wrong, the error logs are a pain to decipher.

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    Log-reader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Generic opinionated log reader.

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  9. Trace32 aka SMS Trace icon

    Trace32 aka SMS Trace

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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