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Compact Log Viewer Alternatives

Compact Log Viewer is described as 'open-source developer utility to read, search & filter logs stored in the CLEF (Compact Log Event Format). As opposed to reading JSON log files in a simple text editor, with this tool you are able to get an easy oversight to the number of errors' and is a web log analyzer in the network & admin category. There are seven alternatives to Compact Log Viewer for Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is LNAV, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Compact Log Viewer are BareTail, yata, munia-pretty-json and json-log-viewer.

Compact Log Viewer 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 Compact Log Viewer.
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    LNAV

    • Mac
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to LNAV 

    All log file contents are merged into a single view based on message timestamps. You no longer need to manually correlate timestamps across multiple windows or figure out the order in which to view rotated log files.

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    1.  Command line interfaceLNAV either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    BareTail

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    38 alternatives to BareTail 

    BareTail is a real-time log file monitoring tool.

    Features

    Real-time file viewing

    • Optimised real-time viewing engine
    • View files of any size (> 2GB)
    • Scroll to any point in the whole file instantly
    • View files over a network
    • Configurable line wrapping
    • Configurable.
    Discontinued

    The latest version of the application is from November 2006.

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    yata

    • Windows
    • Linux
    28 alternatives to yata 

    Yata is a general purpose log viewer and file monitor with a nice pretty GUI. "Yata" is an acronym for "Yet Another Tail Application", so named because of its focus on viewing logs in real time (similar to what one might use "tail -f" on the unix...

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    1.  Portableyata can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    • munia-pretty-json

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      3 alternatives to munia-pretty-json 

      Convert the JSON log into readable form with command line. - GitHub - gagan-bansal/munia-pretty-json: Convert the JSON log into readable form with command line.

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      json-log-viewer

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      7 alternatives to json-log-viewer 

      Powerful terminal based viewer for JSON logs using ncurses.

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      Log Manager

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      33 alternatives to Log Manager 

      Log Manager lets you view the contents of multiple log files as they're updated in real time.

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      Angle-grinder

      • Mac
      • Linux
      8 alternatives to Angle-grinder 

      Slice and dice logs on the command line. Angle-grinder allows you to parse, aggregate, sum, average, min/max, percentile, and sort your data. You can see it, live-updating, in your terminal. Angle grinder is designed for when, for whatever reason, you don't have your data in...

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