A Local and Remote Real-Time Log Viewing and Monitoring Application for Mac OS X
LogTail is a modern Document-based Cocoa App for macOS (10.12+) to view and monitor log files on your local system and on remote servers over SSH
Provides real-time monitoring of local and remote log files in a clean, uniform interface
Supports automatic polling & manual refresh to get latest log file updates
Document-based, so you can tail multiple local / remote files at once!
Lot of handy features to give you the best log-viewing experience on the Mac!
Automatic / Manual tailing
Tail multiple local and remote log files log files at the same time in separate documents
Automatic (polling-based) or manual tailing options
Auto start / stop tail when scrolling up or down
Filter / Highlight lines
Set up Filter and Highlight rules based on matching text
Filter or hide lines containing search text
Highlight lines by setting foreground and background colors
Mark matching occurrences with Bold / Italic / Underline attributes
Bookmark log files
Bookmark local and remote log files for easier future access
Easily manage bookmarks from any open document
Add / Remote / Edit SSH server configuration details and verify connectivity!
Organize servers into logical groups for easier identification
View Log files on Remote SSH servers
Supports Password, Keyboard-Interactive and Public Key SSH server authentication methods
Browse SSH servers in an easy-to-navigate multi-column browser view to select the log file to view
Pin the login path to quickly start browsing from your commonly accessed remote folder
Share local log files
Quickly share local log files by sending it as Email attachments, IMs or via AirDrop
Clear allows you to clear the view any time to view only the most recent log entries
Reload entire log file to refresh the data if needed
Clear / Reload view
Wrap long log lines to fit in view by toggling the line wrap button
Supports incremental Forward and Backward searches
Recent search history
Search remote open log files!
Use custom font and view colors
Change the default macOS system font to a custom font (e.g. monospace fonts like Menlo)
Customize the view foreground and background colors!
Quick Highlight search
Quick Highlight matches by double-clicking on a word or selecting some text
Easily highlight occurrences of selected text without setting up a filter
and more …handy shortcuts, Copy lines, Save remote files, Go to line etc. !