LDF File Viewer FreeViewer

Microsoft SQL Log Analyzer to View Transactions and Events within SQL Server

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  • Check Reasons behind SQL database crash and Perform Recovery
  • Try LDF Viewer for critical database decision-making process
  • Preview Activities like Time, Transaction, Table Name & Query
  • Quick Scan, Auto Locate MDF Database file by Viewing SQL LDF File
  • Analyze & Read Transactions like Insert, Update & Delete, etc
  • SQL Log Analyzer Tool Provides support for various data types
    The software supports various data types like Datetime2, datetimeoffset, sql_variant, hierarchyid, geometry & geography, etc.
  • Filter & Export data tables as SQL script, CSV, SQL Server Database
  • Provided support to Fetch & View Data from SQL Live database
  • Analyze multiple NDF Files in online and Offline SQL environment
  • LDF File Viewer is Compatible with SQL Server & its below Versions
    The software supports SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012/2014/2016 versions.

Key Features of FreeViewer LDF Viewer

SQL Log Analyzer

View SQL Server Log LDF Files

The SQL LDF Viewer software allows a user to analyze every activity of MS SQL Server database thoroughly. It helps to view all the logs like Transaction, Transaction time, Table name & Query. It shows the preview of records with Login Name Authentication for Insert, Delete, Update, etc.

Live Database Preview

Preview Data from Live SQL Database

SQL Log Analyzer shows the preview of all the data items like tables, records, etc. It shows all the inserted and deleted records within the tables from the online connected SQL Database with correct Login credentials. It allows a user to connect with the Live database to view transaction logs.

LDF Viewer Forensics Tool

SQL Server Log Forensics Tool

LDF Viewer Tool is best in terms of forensic analysis. SQL LDF Viewer is a standalone application that does not require SQL Server to view the Log files. It helps a user to view all the transaction logs within the file deeply for further examination of activities occurred in the SQL Server database.


Quick Scan & Recovery Option

SQL Log Viewer Software is feature-rich as it quickly scans healthy as well as corrupted LDF file. It recovers all the transaction logs and shows the preview of all the repaired data. It provides a user flexibility to open any file of any size with so much of ease. In every case, the file will be scanned and recovered.

Open MDF file by LDF file

Auto Detect MDF Data File

After adding LDF file, the software generates a preview of all the logs and auto detect the associated MDF Data file. It will show the path of the MDF file automatically. To recover the corrupt database, it is important to enter log details. It is possible with the help of SQL LDF Viewer tool.

Option to Export Log File

Different Options to Export Log File

SQL Log Viewer provides three options to export the Log file:

  • Export as SQL Server Database
  • Export as Compatible SQL Scripts
  • Export as CSV File Format

SQL Versions

Compatible with SQL Versions

LDF File Viewer is compatible with 2012, 2014 & 2016 versions. It is possible to load, open & recover LDF log file of SQL Server of these versions. It is easy to open transaction logs with the help of this tool in online as well as the offline database.

Windows OS

Supports Windows OS Versions

SQL Log Analyzer is a Windows-based application. It supports all the versions of Windows OS which includes Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1 and the latest version i.e 10. LDF Viewer is compatible with both 32 and 64 Bit of Windows Operating System.

LDF File Viewer Overview

LDF File Reader characteristics
SQL Log Analyzer Tool

The SQL LDF Viewer application is a great way to find, discover and will help you to bridge the gap between your question and its solutions. Get all database information without missing a beat.

Core features of LDF File Reader:

  • Find information related to all committed and failed SQL log transactions.
  • See all activities performed like UPDATE, DELETE, INSERT, and ADDITION
  • Supports all major versions of the MS SQL Server i.e. Server 2005, 2008 and other releases.
  • Switch from Vertical to Horizontal view for the convenient viewing experience.
  • View all associated attachments easily within the application.
Get Actionable Facts and Insight
View LDF File
  • Track unauthorized changes so that you can perform an immediate rollback.
  • Know when and how details of all the file deletion, addition, update and insertion did on MS SQL Server Database.
  • Easily find out any possible anomalies that might have caused errors and instantly take preventive measures against the same.
  • The SQL Server Log Reader helps you to learn what transactions have caused wrong data input which in effect help you to rectify and bring the database to correct state.
Understand all SQL Transactions and Job History
  • Open and preview complete log history and activities done within the concerned Database.
  • You will be able to see Name, queries, what transactions were done and at what time. It's a complete package for search and analysis.
  • View the standard operations done on the concerned database i.e. Insert, Delete, and Update.
LDF Viewer Tool Screenshots
LDF Viewer tool
Step 1: Launch SQL LDF Viewer Tool
ldf log
Step 2: Shows the Preview of Data
view in vertical mode
Step 3: Analysis of SQL LDF Log Files
SQL Log Analyzer Software
Step 4: Export SQL Server LDF Files
LDF Viewer Software Specifications
SQL LDF Viewer Software

Size: 6.3 MB Version: 4.0


Tool Trial Limitations

Demo Version of SQL LDF Viewer (SQL Log Analyzer) Software allows to preview all the tables but preview only 50 records per table. Free Version does not provide option to export data.


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System Specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 10 & all below versions
  • Processor: Intel® Pentium 1 GHz processor(x86,x64) or equivalent
  • RAM: Around 2 GB of RAM
  • Hard Disk: Minimum 100 MB free space needed for installation

Application Pre-Requisites

  • For Windows 10/8.1/8/7 or Vista users, launch LDF Viewer tool as "Run as Administrator".

Supported Editions

  • SQL Server – SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012/2014/2016

Additional Software

  • Microsoft .NET framework 4.0 or above
Common FAQs

Explain the working of LDF Viewer Tool?

Follow steps:

Step 1: Install & run SQL Log Analyzer Tool.

Step 2: Add LDF/MDF database file in Online or Offline mode.

Step 3: The file will automatically scan and shows the preview of log files for each table.

Step 4: You can simply sort the LOG files in ascending or descending or by other attributes.

Step 5: Click on the Export button & choose out of three export options with database credentials.

Step 6: Check the records Insert, Delete, Update as per your requirement with following date filters.

Step 7: Click on Export button to save the Log files at the desired location.

What are the Advantages of using SQL Server Log Reader?

The SQL LDF Viewer software provides numerous of advantages that can be helpful for one to gain MS SQL database facts and insight. Some of the ways the software will be helpful are:

  • Audit Collection
  • Data Collection
  • Job History

How do I read SQL Server LDF Files?

Reading Data from MS SQL .ldf file is super easy as you only need to provide the location of LDF file and the SQL LOG Viewer software. It will auto-detect the MDF location (if it is located in the same location).

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Benefits Full Version Trial Version
Add and View SQL LDF/MDF File
Sort and Manage Log Fields
View the Selected Transaction in-depth
Read and analysis complete Log History
Export Log in SQL Server
Convert to SQL Server Script file
Convert LDF to Excel (.csv)
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