mTail Alternatives

    mTail is described as 'mTAIL is a Windows Program that works like the Unix Command TAIL'. There are more than 10 alternatives to mTail for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is SPHW LogViewer, which is free. Other great apps like mTail are glogg (Free, Open Source), LogExpert (Free, Open Source), BareTail (Freemium) and SnakeTail (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. The SPHW LogViewer is the perfect companion for software developers or administrators. With its functions, you can easily keep an overview and track down problems very quickly.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. BareTail is a real-time log file monitoring tool.

      Discontinued

      The latest version of the application is from November 2006.

    5. SnakeTail is a Windows tail application for monitoring text log files. You can also monitor Windows event logs. Multiple window modes are supported (MDI, Tabbed, Floating).
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    6. LOG4VIEW helps you find areas of code and bugs and identify performance issues. Powerful filters enable you to quickly filter out the log lines you are currently interested in from several millions of log lines.
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    7. Tail for Win32 is used to monitor changes to files; displaying the changed lines in realtime. This makes Tail ideal for watching log files.
    8. A log file viewer for static or running traces as usually written by setups, server or debug traces. It supports fast reading of huge files, content highlighting, filtering, search (regex, plain and wildcards), multiple file view and even more.
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      • Windows
      Looking for a better way to view log files? LogViewPlus is a professional log viewer that can parse, read and analyse log files in a variety of different formats.
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    9. Phrozen Windows File Monitor is a standalone program designed to capture any kind of modification inside the file system of Microsoft Windows. It could be very useful to detect potential unwanted activity in your system.
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