tail for Windows

tail for Windows

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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:windowssystem32 (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:windowssystem32 (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.

Disclaimer

tail for Windows is a product developed by trisun-software-limited. This site is not directly affiliated with trisun-software-limited. All trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Technical Information

Name
tail for Windows
Price
Free
File size
6K
Requires
Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista
Updated
2022-08-11
Developer
trisun-software-limited
Downloads
190 198