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LogExpert Comments

Comment by Rams
about LogExpert · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

This is a very honest comment made by the developer himself in LogExpert forum:
"If you only need a rock solid 'tail -n', then BareTail is the best for you. BareTail is great and fast (way faster than LogExpert). But it's only a tail prog."

That being said, if you need something more than 'tail -n' (e.g. extensive highlighting options, regexp search, tab coloring, plugin system...), you should definitely look at LogExpert.


Comment by RaceQ
about LogExpert · Apr 2020 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I would really like a log viewer that can be configured to show a log with UTC date time stamps as local date time stamps. For example the "folding at home" software logs are UTC but I really just want to view the log with log times displayed using my local time zone.

Anyone know if this can be done logexpert or any other log viewers?


Comment by andrejtobola
about LogExpert · Dec 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Comment by itsandy
about LogExpert · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

If like me you have used BareTail for years but wanted something more, you will find this to be an excellent upgrade. Finally I can search!


Comment by Skrrytch
about LogExpert · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I beats BareTail and is a free alternative to the commercial Hoo WinTail which has some more features but not much.