tail for Windows is 100% FREE UNIX/Linux like tail DOS Command for Windows. It can be used to display last lines of a file and trace/monitor file's change. You can also intercept a file from specified line no. into another file by using the redirection symbol (> or >>). tail for Windows is portable software, do NOT need to install. It is very easy to use, just extract tail.exe from the downloaded package (tail-for-windows.zip) and put it into c:\windows\system32 (c: = system drive, this path is recommended due to you can use tail DOS command without path setting).
It supports most options compare with UNIX/Linux tail command, so for UNIX/Linux skills, there is no more words to say. And there is a manual (manual.html) in the downloaded package, just read it to know all supported options. Now, we give the following guides: * After put tail.exe into c:\windows\system32 (c: = system drive), just press <Win + R>, type cmd, and then press <Enter> to open DOS command window. * Now, you can use tail command. * Common usage: tail -f filename traces/monitors file's change. tail -n filename displays the last n lines of the file. tail +n filename displays the file tail beginning with nth line. All above commands can generate a new file by using the redirection symbol (> or >>).
Key Features UNIX/Linux Like tail Command for Windows Displays Last Lines of a File Trace/Monitor File's Change Intercept a File from Specified Line No. 100% FREE Portable Application Very Easy to Use
If you need to trace file changes or you are a UNIX/Linux enthusiasts, it is very useful.