I found a nice script from Jeff Sharkey that formats nicely and in color the adb logcat.
Unfortunately Jeffs script works only on *ix so I decided to make a port to Windows.
Here is a screenshot of the adb logcat without color
And here a screenshot of the the adb logcat with color
As you can see, the colored adb logcat is a huge improvement.
To easily use the code, copy the files color_console.py, coloredlogcat.py and logcat.bat to your Android SDK/platform-tools path like c:\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools\logcat.bat. Now, instead of running "adb logcat" just run "logcat".
Please be gentile with the code as I am not a Python programmer :)
You can download the files here colored_logcat.zip (3 KB)
Thanks go to
ActiveState for ActivePython
EDIT: The version required for ActivePython is 2.6 not the newest one.