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Modern MS Office inspired, tabbed, multiple document Graphical User Interface (GUI) with ribbons, to guarantee the best user experience Yes Yes
Query editor with syntax highlighting and code auto-completion Yes Yes
View results to Excel inspired data grid, but with more advanced features at your fingertips(sorting, grouping, searching, filtering, conditional formatting, formula fields, column chooser, etc...) Yes Yes
Design advanced charts with Chart Wizard Yes Yes
Query management that provides an awesome way to organize your queries Yes Yes
A number of Input Formats and data sources (including W3C logs, Windows Event Log, TSV/CSV/TEXT files, Active Directory, RegEx, Google BigQuery, MySQL, SQL Server, custom, etc...) Yes Yes
Code snippets, query constants, inline Visual Basic .NET code Yes Yes
Command line support for process automation Yes Yes
Perpetual (non-expiring) license with free minor version updates Yes
Export data in a Excel, HTML, MHT or PDF report Yes
Built-in Web API Server to get data in JSON or run queries from the web browser Yes
Multi-dimensional analysis with Pivot Table and Tree Map Yes
Store queries in SQL Server database Yes
Easy to use Dashboards Designer: just select the appropriate UI element (Chart, Pivot Table, Data Card, Gauge, World Map, Grid or Tree Map) and drop data fields onto corresponding arguments, values, and series. Yes
WYSIWYG Report Designer, a Microsoft Word® inspired reporting platform, designed to simplify the way in which the users generate professional reports. Yes
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Frequently asked questions - FAQ


Q: Why should I upgrade?

There are advanced features in Professional version that most people will find useful. Also free trial is available for 20 days only so if you need LPL for more you should upgrade.


Q: What is a single user license?

Standard license offered for Log Parser Lizard is a Single User license. A single-user license for full version of Log Parser Lizard is an identified-user license. The registered user is the only authorized user of that license. A single-user license allows Log Parser Lizard to be installed in up to two locations as long as the authorized user is the only one with access to the software. The purchaser cannot sell, lease, sub-lease, transfer or distribute the software to any other person. More single user licenses can be ordered if necessary (if total number of LPL installations used by a single user is more then 2 or LPL is used by more persons)


Q: What is a company license?

A company license is a permission to allow the total number of installations, usually for a large company. A company means an organization, including public and private companies, corporations, institutions and non-profit organizations. If you order a company license, full version of Log Parser Lizard can be installed on up to 60 computers or servers across the single company and can be used by any number of users. One license key is issued to register a company license on all computers. More company licenses can be ordered if necessary (if total number of LPL installations is more then 60).


Q: What should I buy?

In the corporate environment, the IT Staff need to share information between computers. For the very best in cutting edge capability you simply cannot go wrong with the one-two punch of the Log Parser Lizard Professional Edition combined with the multiple license package best suited to your situation. This will yield the maximum discount we give, while providing you with the widest range of features and capabilities.


Q: What if I don't like it?

If you purchase Log Parser Lizard GUI and are dissatisfied for any reason, there is a Money Back Guarantee! Simply contact Lizard Labs Software within 15 days of your purchase and receive a no-hassle refund.








What they say about Log Parser Lizard:



  • Scott Hanselman: „ What's this? Oh YES. It's intellisense and tooltips, baby! I can't say how much faster this tool made me once I had figured out LogParser. It's funny how you have to suffer at the command line before you can really appreciate a good GUI. “- Analyze your Web Server Data and be empowered with LogParser and Log Parser Lizard GUI

    " LogParser is good, we know, but LogParserLizard is great." - Scott Hanselman's Ultimate Developer and Power Users Tool List for Windows - Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant and works for Microsoft as a Principal Program Manager, aiming to spread good information about developing software. They say Scott Hanselman is the Chuck Norris of .NET.

  • Russ McRee : " You’re probably familiar with Log Parser, but I’ll bet you didn’t there was a great GUI-based tool with which to leverage its raw power with ease. Log Parser Lizard is one of those indispensable tools that treads lightly on your system but offers a huge bang for the buck. " - toolsmith: Log Parser Lizard - Russ McRee works for Microsoft's Online Services Security & Compliance team. He writes toolsmith, a monthly column in ISSA Journal. Russ has spoken infosec events such Defcon, Black Hat, RSA,and FIRST and has published in the likes of Information Security, Linux Magazine, (IN)SECURE, and SysAdmin. As an advocate of a holistic approach to information security, Russ' website is holisticinfosec.org. He also serves as a volunteer handler for the SANS Internet Storm Center.





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Log Parser Lizard in BOOKS and COURSES:



Book on web site forensics Book: Website invasion scene This book is written in Chinese. Summary: Through the analysis of web log, analysts can use log parser lizard (LPL) to quickly understand hacking techniques, and then fix vulnerabilities. This book introduced the Information Security OWASP TOP 10 (information security) and the basic operation of log parser lizard (LPL) software.

Course: Log Parser Fundamentals By Robert Boedigheimer


Learn how to use Log Parser to write queries against many different input formats. Robert Boedigheimer works for Schwans Shared Services, LLC providing business solutions with web technologies. Robert has been developing web sites for the past 15 years. He is an ASP.NET MVP, an author, and a 3rd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Robert regularly speaks at national and international events.




Log Parser Lizard is mentioned on RSA Conference


RSA Conference logoRSA Conference is a cryptography and information security-related conference, currently held annually in San Francisco, California, United States; London, England; and Chengdu, China. It is a forum for IT professionals to gather and share the latest knowledge and advancements in the area of Internet security.





There are many books on GOOGLE and AMAZON in WHICH LPL WAS MENTIONED OR which we recommend as good reading covering the topics of log management and data mining and presentation.




Log Parser Lizard has consistently been awarded top ratings by independent testing labs and recommended by reviewers worldwide.


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