Retrospective Log Analyzer Alternatives

    Retrospective Log Analyzer is described as 'Retrospective is a lean solution for IT people to manage enterprise log data on either Windows, Mac or Linux' and is a Web Log Analyzer in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Retrospective Log Analyzer for Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. Most alternatives are Web Log and Log Analyzers. The best alternative is glogg, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Retrospective Log Analyzer are LogExpert (Free, Open Source), Logwatch (Free, Open Source), BareTail (Freemium) and SnakeTail (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system. Logwatch parses through your systems logs and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify. Logwatch is easy to use and will work right out of the package on most systems.
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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. logg is cross-platform open source tool designed to view and search information in large log files.
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    7. A free file finding and text searching tool: * Regular expression text search * High performance search algorithm * Wildcard and regular expression file search * Recursive directory search * Save, name and manage text search patterns * Interactive, incremental...
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    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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      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. Log Parser Lizard is a versatile GUI tool that provides query access (using SQL) to text-based data, such as log files, XML files, Event Logs, TSV/CSV text files, as well as databases like MS SQL Server, Google BigQuery, OLEDB (MySQL, Oracele, etc.).
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