Files with log extension can be usually found as logs generated by various apps and programs, often for reporting purposes.

There is one other file type using
the LOG file extension!

log icon.log - Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) transaction log file

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Software that open log file

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LOG file extension - Log

What is log file? How to open log files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

log file icon: log filetype icon

File extension log is frequently used for log files. Such files are usually in plain text file format and are used by many programs.

A log generally contains a record of which program processes were requested at which times. It is a good bit of information for users and programmers or administrators.

MIME types:

Updated: April 19, 2024

The default software associated to open log file:

Sublime Text icon

Sublime Text  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Sublime HQ Pty Ltd

Sublime Text is advanced text editor used to write source codes in various programming languages. It is a great tool for programmers and offers great feature and performance. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

Help how to open:

Try to use any text editor to open and view the content of *.log files.

How to convert:

Usually not meant to be converted to anything else, but text based logs can be handled like any other text files.

Find conversions from log file:

log to asc

log to pdf

log to text

log to txt

Find converter to log file type:

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List of software applications associated to the .log file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open log file, edit log file, convert log file, view log file, play log file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting log files.

Software that open log file - Log

Programs supporting the exension log on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open log file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with log file by default:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
PSPad small icon PSPad
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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