Apache Log4j Alternatives

    Apache Log4j is described as 'Apache log4j is a Java-based logging utility. It was originally written by Ceki Gülcü and is now a project of the Apache Software Foundation. log4j is one of several Java logging frameworks'. There are three alternatives to Apache Log4j for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is tinylog, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Apache Log4j are Java Logger (Free) and LOGBack (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 19, 2018

    • tinylog is a lightweight logging framework with static logger class for Java and can be configured by a fluent API as well as by properties files. Log entries can be written to the console, in files or databases. View 3 alternatives to tinylog
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
    • A simple and powerful logging framework to use as an alternative to Log4J and javaUtilLogging. View 3 alternatives to Java Logger
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted


    • Logback is intended as a successor to the popular log4j project, picking up where log4j leaves off. View 3 alternatives to LOGBack
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
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