mTail alternatives

  • BareTail

  • BareTail is a real-time log file monitoring tool.

    tags: filesystem-monitoring large-files log-file-monitoring logfile real-time
    platform: Windows
  • glogg

  • 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.

    tags: grep web-log-analyzer
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • LogExpert

  • LogExpert is a Windows tail program (a GUI replacement for the Unix tail command). LogExpert is free for non-commercial or commercial use.

    tags: content-filtering logfile realtime relative-select tail
    platform: Windows
  • Phrozen Windows File Monitor

  • 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. For example, when you execute for the first time a potentially suspicious software, Phrozen Windows File Monitor will detect any suspicious activity in your file system. Phrozen Windows File Monitor has a very user friendly interface and it also incorporates many filters to help you to focus in specific files and paths to detect suspicious files. »

    tags: Portable filesystem-monitoring standalone
    platform: Windows
  • SnakeTail

  • 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).

    tags: Portable .net web-log-analyzer tail event-viewer
    platform: Windows
  • Hoo WinTail

  • Hoo WinTail is a real-time log monitor and log viewer for Windows like the UNIX tail -f utility. It monitors your log and captures output in real-time.It can be used to view the end of a growing file. It is ideal for viewing application traces or server log in real-time. You can view the last part of a large file quickly without the need to load the entire file.

    tags: logfile realtime tail tail-program text-highlighting
    platform: Windows
  • GamutLogViewer

  • GamutLogViewer can be used for viewing and filtering log files of all types including Log4J, Log4Net, NLog, CSV files, files delimited with other separators, or plain unformatted log files.

    tags: web-log-analyzer tail log-file-monitoring
    platform: Windows
  • TailExpert

  • TailExpert is a reliable and useful application dedicated to helping you analyze log files while they grow. The software is designed to open multiple files in separate tabs and allows you to compare them in side by side view, find character strings, or highlight particular lines, that you wish to watch. The software also supports opening logcat logs directly from a connected mobile phone or tablet, additionally a built-in Syslog sink can retrieve logs directly from the network. Additionally, it also allows you to load Windows eventlogs or listen on serial ports. »

    tags: real-time system-utilities web-log-analyzer event-log logfile
    platform: Windows
  • JFollowTail

  • Another free real-time log file monitoring tool. Made in Java.It's almost the same Baretail free edition but with the cappability of searching through the log file. And without a bothersome screen asking you for buying the product.

    tags: java open-source-projects
    platform: Windows Linux
  • WinTail

  • WinTail allows you to view the last 64K of a growing text file in real time under Win32 operating systems. It's a bit like using the "tail -f" command under UNIX. This is particularly useful for:

    tags: web-log-analyzer tail
    platform: Windows
  • Tail for Win32

  • Tail for Win32 is used to monitor changes to files; displaying the changed lines in realtime. This makes Tail ideal for watching log files.

    tags: monitor-changes tail filesystem-monitoring tail-program
    platform: Windows
  • yata

  • Yata is a general purpose log viewer and file monitor with a nice pretty GUI. "Yata" is an acronym for "Yet Another Tail Application", so named because of its focus on viewing logs in real time (similar to what one might use "tail -f" on the unix command line for).

    tags: Portable web-log-analyzer tail
    platform: Windows Linux

  • is a free Windows program which allows one to view large log text files with color coding and filtering.

    tags: .net web-log-analyzer tail iis tail-program
    platform: Windows
  • Log Manager

  • Log Manager lets you view the contents of multiple log files as they're updated in real time.

    tags: real-time system-utilities tail logs file-utilities
    platform: Windows