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LOG file format description

Many people share .log files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .log file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .log files.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.log - General Log

The LOG other files are related to Notepad. LOG file is a General Log. It is a file that lists actions that have occurred. For example, Web servers maintain log files listing every request made to the server.

Other files
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klg, lgm
General Log related extensions:
Notepad++ Data
NASA Ames Data Exchange
Android Related Readme
Nimbus 7 SAMS APRIORI Data
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Message
BBS Directory List

.log - Extensible Storage Engine Transaction Log

The LOG data files are related to Extensible Storage Engine. LOG file is an Extensible Storage Engine Transaction Log. Extensible Storage Engine (JET Blue) is an ISAM (indexed sequential access method) data storage technology from Microsoft.

Extensible Storage Engine
Data files
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Extensible Storage Engine Transaction Log related extensions:
Capture One Session Database
GAUSS Engine PGRAPH Library
Agresso SQL Statement Data
Psion Organiser OPX Library
DataWarehouse Explorer Data
AutoCAD Civil 3D Rational Method Data

.log - Avira AntiVirus Report Log

The LOG data files are related to Avira AntiVirus. LOG file is an Avira AntiVirus Report Log. Avira Antivirus is a program to help detect and delete virus timely so as to protect computers from being compromised.

Avira AntiVirus
Data files
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Avira AntiVirus Report Log related extensions:
Durango Interferometry Software Data
Aurora Timetable Data
Macro ToolsWorks Backup Data
Articulate QuizMaker Data
Apple DVD Studio Pro Layout Data
Amazon Kindle End Actions Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .log file extension. Even harmful programs can create .log files. Be especially cautious with .log files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .log file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .log file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

kog, lg, lgo, lig, lkg, llg, lo, lob, lof, loh, lon, lot, lov, lpg, mog

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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IBM DB2 Large Object Data
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LaTeX List of Tables
HP-UX LKG Configuration

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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