Opening LOG files

Did your computer fail to open a LOG file? We explain what LOG files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your LOG files.

What is a LOG file?

Files that contain the .log file extension are commonly used by a variety of computer operating systems and software applications. The LOG files normally contain plain text logs of events that have occurred within the associated software program.

Log files are commonly used by operating systems to keep track of system events and by software installation programs to list the locations and names of the files that have been installed on a user's system.

The HijackThis, LabVIEW and SeeYou software programs are also known to use the .log file suffix for log files that are referenced by the computer applications.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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