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Chimera

Chimera is a Hackintosh bootloader that merges the best features from various branches of...

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Chimera is a Hackintosh bootloader that merges the best features from various branches of Chameleon bootloader, into a new branch based on the latest Chameleon 2.0 RC5 trunk version. It is designed for maximum compatibility across platforms. The focus of Chimera is to support current, new, and future hardware, not to add legacy support for older hardware. More Info »

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Chimera was added by OmgItsTheSmartGuy in Mar 2012 and the lastest update was made in Feb 2016. There is a history of activites on Chimera in our Change Log and Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on Chimera or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam. If you want a nice widget to put on your website check these out.
 
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