Tail utility for monitoring text log files and Windows EventLog
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Tail utility for monitoring text log files and Windows EventLog

  • Monitor "large" text log files
  • Monitor Windows Event Logs (Without needing administrator rights)
  • Multiple Window Modes supported (MDI, Tabbed, Floating)
  • Save and load entire window session. Can load session file at startup when given as command line parameter.
  • Sentence highlight with colors based on keyword match (Includes regex support)
  • Quickly jump between highlighted sentences using keyboard shortcuts
  • Toggle bookmarks and quickly jump between bookmarks
  • Configure external tools and bind custom shortcut key (Trigger execute on highlight)
  • Tails circular logs where the log file is periodically truncated/renamed
  • Tails log directory where the latest log file is displayed (Includes wildcards)
  • Search in the entire text log file (or Windows EventLog)
  • Highlight window tabs using icons, when file changes are detected
  • Tail new log files with a simple drag drop from Windows Explorer
  • Filtering of Windows Event Logs using regular expressions
  • Display simple process statistics in window title bar (RAM + CPU usage + TRX/Sec)
  • Stop and start services directly
  • Change tail window background color
  • Change tail window text color
  • Change tail window icon
  • Minimize to tray
  • Low memory usage independent of log file size
  • Low cpu usage even when more than 100 lines/sec
  • Works well over remote desktop
  • Supports Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Win2k8, Win7
  • Requires .NET 2.0
  • GNU GPL License v3