OS Log Watcher

“get notified ...”


OS Log Watcher is an application that enables you to monitor multiple log files on your system in a easy manner. You can add as many patterns that you want to monitor in your log file and you can get notified as soon as they happen through Mail and Growl. Currently the application runs as a command line tool.

If you’re looking for a easy and free solution to get notified of events happening in your logs, OS Log Watcher might just be what you’re looking for.


  1. -find patterns through regular expressions

  2. -get notified by Mail and Growl


download the application and read the readme file to get started


if you have any suggestions or have any issues don’t hesitate to get in touch using the email address provided in the readme.


  1. -OSX Tiger +

  2. -Growl 1.1.4 + (http://growl.info)

  3. -Java 1.5 +