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We've compiled a list of 12 free and paid alternatives to Specto. The primary competitors include Growl for Windows, Growl Fork. In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between Specto and SWATCH (Simple WATCHer), Microsoft Log Parser, Log Parser Lizard. Also you can look at other similar options here: About.


Growl for Windows
Free Open Source

Growl for Windows is a Windows-compatible version of https://alternativeto.

Growl Fork
Free Open Source

Growl forked prior to going commercial, working with OSX 10.7 lion

SWATCH (Simple WATCHer)
Free Open Source

SWATCH, the Simple WATCHer of Logfiles, started out as the "simple watchdog" for activly...

Log parser is a powerful, versatile tool that provides universal query access to text-based data...

Log Parser Lizard is a versatile GUI tool that provides query access (using SQL) to text-based...

Logwatch
Free Open Source

Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system.

Toasty lets you receive push notifications on your Windows Phone 7 device while you are on the go.

LogSurfer
Free Open Source

Logsurfer is a program for monitoring system logs in real-time, and reporting on the occurrence of...

Logcheck
Free Open Source

Logcheck is a simple utility which is designed to allow a system administrator to view the logfiles...

Send browser notifications from your terminal. No installation. No registration.

Specto is a desktop application that will watch configurable events (such as website updates...

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Specto Overview

Specto is a desktop application that will watch configurable events (such as website updates, emails, file and folder changes, system processes, etc) and then trigger notifications. For example, Specto can watch a website for updates (or a syndication feed, or an image, etc), and notify you when there is activity (otherwise, Specto will just stay out of the way). This changes the way you work, because you can be informed of events instead of having to look out for them. Better than clicking the refresh button on Caturdays, huh? Specto is free and open source software distributed under the GNU GPL license.

Specto Platforms

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watch-folder notifier notify logging notification Discontinued

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