Event Log Explorer is a software for viewing, monitoring and
analyzing events recorded in Security, System, Application and
other logs of Microsoft Windows operating systems. It extends
standard Event Viewer monitoring functionality and brings new
Main features of Event Log Explorer:
Multiple-document or tabbed-document user interface depending on
Event Log Explorer provides you with 2 user interface types.
Multiple-document interface (MDI) allows you to open unlimited
number of event logs and place them all inside the main window of
Event Log Explorer. Tabbed-document interface (TDI) allows you to
open unlimited number of event logs and features the best way of
navigation between logs.
Favorites computers and their logs are grouped into a tree
With Event Log Explorer you can view event logs on different
computers. For your convenience you can group your computers in a
tree. Then you can simply select the desired event log from the
desired computer , and it will be opened immediately.
Viewing event logs and event logs files
With Event Log Explorer you can open event logs as event log
files. To open an event log file, just select File / Open Log
Merging different event logs into one view
You can unite several event logs (or event log files) in one log
view. Such consolidation view (Merger) may significantly simplify
process of analysis. You can have unlimited number of mergers in
Event Log Explorer workspace.
Archiving event logs
Archiving event logs is very important task. Very large event
logs affect system performance, but administrators must be ale to
analyze past events. The appropriate solution is to limit the size
of event logs, and backup event logs on regular basis. Event Log
Explorer allows you to save opened event log as an event log file
manually or automatically.
Event descriptions and binary data are in the log window
Unlike standard Event Viewer, Event Log Explorer allows you to
view the description and binary data of each event without
additional commands. All descriptions are displayed in the Event
Description box of log window. You can close this box if you don't
need to read event descriptions. You can also display event
descriptions in the event list as a column.
Event list can be sorted by any column and in any direction
Event Log Explorer allows you to sort event list by any column -
just click on the column header, and event list will be re-sorted
immediately. If you click on the column twice - the event list will
be resorted in the backward direction.
Advanced filtering by any criteria including event description
You can easily filters events in the list by any criteria. The
criteria are reusable - you can save them as a file and apply for
another event logs.
Quick Filter feature allows you to filter event log in a couple of
It is very easy to filter event log by a single column value.
Simply click right mouse button on a cell that will be considered
as a filter criteria and you will be prompted to filter on this
criteria. E.g. if you click in column "Type" on a cell
"Information", you can set a quick filter on Type="Information"
Log loading options to pre-filter event logs
You can pre-filter event log when it's opening. This will reduce
memory consumption, increase performance and make log view
Switching between disk and memory for temporary data storing
You can choose where to load event logs: to RAM for best
performance or to disk to reduce memory consumption.
Fast search by any criteria
With Event Log Explorer you can easily search for event that
meets a certain criteria. Just use View / Find command to
start search. To find a next event that meets this criteria, please
use View / Find Next command.
Fast navigation with bookmarks
Bookmarks allow you to mark an event in Log View and then you
can easily return to this event.
Compatibility with well-known event knowledgebases
You can get more information about event in the public event
knowledgebases. Event Log Explorer supports EventID.net and
Sending Event Log to printer
Unlike standard Windows Event Viewer, Event Log Explorer can
print event logs. Print options let you select from several styles
Export log to different formats
You can export your event logs to other formats. At the time,
Event Log Explorer supports export to HTML, tab-separated and Excel