Debug Output Filter (aka "Niah Text Filter") is a quality-of-life extension for Visual Studio that filters and organizes your debug trace output, build output, and find-in-files results.
Maintain organized histories of debug sessions, builds, and search results.
Fully harness trace debugging by quickly filtering your debugger output messages to find that Needle In A Haystack (NIAH).
Type your filter text to instantly filter Visual Studio debug output. Enter multiple texts to filter within filters as many times as you need to get to the important information.
† To use these features, you need to drop a little extra code into your project. I provide samples on niahtextfilter.com that you’re welcome to use/modify as you like.
Niah in 60 seconds https://youtu.be/CmkWAgWKyS8
What is Niah Text Filter? https://youtu.be/0Zp7Ry5s02Q (5+ mins)
Maintain histories of builds, debug sessions, and find-in-files results. Live filter debug output as your application is running.
Quickly and easily chain multiple text filters together to cut through the noise and focus in on the information that you need, now.
Build output is automatically separated into projects to easily visualize your complicated builds.
For Unity developers, Unity debug output appears in the Visual Studio output window as well as the Niah window, and can be filtered like any other debug output.
' Filter clipboard text and files - perfect for filtering log files, version histories, and source files.