Monitoring text log files is quite important activity in our day to day programming lives. Unfortunately, Windows operating system does not include convenient tools to perform the task by default. Nothing comparing to

tail -f
or GNU
less
is deployed with an installation of the OS from Redmond. Luckily, some free alternatives are available on the Internet.

Use at your own risk, as always.

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###### Feb. 20, 2011, 9:24 a.m. - Ya'akov Yehudi  ¶
LogExpert is open source now. You can find it here on CodePlex: http://logexpert.codeplex.com/. The released code is from the latest 1.4 beta. Build instructions and other information can be found on the CodePlex project page.