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)' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are six alternatives to Compact Log Viewer for Linux, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is LNAV, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Compact Log Viewer are BareTail (Freemium), yata (Free, Open Source), json-log-viewer (Free, Open Source) and Log Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

    1. 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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    2. BareTail is a real-time log file monitoring tool.

      Discontinued

      The latest version of the application is from November 2006.



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Yata is a general purpose log viewer and file monitor with a nice pretty GUI.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Powerful terminal based viewer for JSON logs using ncurses.
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    3. Log Manager lets you view the contents of multiple log files as they're updated in real time.
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    4. 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.
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