tail Alternatives

    tail is described as 'A command line tool to output the last part of files' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are nine alternatives to tail for Mac, Windows, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is less, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like tail are gnome-logs (Free), unxutils (Free, Open Source), Tail for Win32 (Free, Open Source) and macOS Console (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020


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    • Web log analysis
    • Command line interface
    • Content Filtering
    • Debugger
    • Monitor File Changes
    • Golang Regular Expressions
    • Support for Large File
    • Lightweight
    • Location-based
    • Log Analytics
    • Logging
    • Portable
    • Watch multiple files
    • Auto scrolling
    • Character level high-lighiting


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