I have a .evtx (Windows Event Log) file, and want to view it on Linux.


  • Free
  • Easy to install/run
  • Works on Linux
  • Command line tools are OK, GUIs are OK

I found something that meets all your requirements, the only drawback is that the logs are a bit hard to parse by a human.

python-evtx (GitHub repo) is free/libre and is easy to install using pip install python-evtx. The pip installation is missing the scripts, so you can download them from GitHub and do:

python ./scripts/evtxdump.py some.evtx > some.xml

You'll end up with an XML with the logs content.

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