Alternatives to EasyBCD for all platforms with Free or Open Source License

Platforms

Desktop

Indie / Classic

  • PLoP Boot Manager icon

    PLoP Boot Manager

    The PLoP Boot Manager is a small program to boot different operating systems. You can boot the operating systems from harddisk...

    Open Source macOS Windows Linux

  • Bootice icon

    Bootice

    Bootice - utility to modify or backup/restore your MBR (Master Boot Record) or PBR (Partition Boot Record). With Bootice, you can...

    Free Windows

  • Grub Customizer icon

    Grub Customizer

    Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menuentries.

    Open Source Linux

  • Visual BCD Editor icon

    Visual BCD Editor

    Visual BCD Editor - advanced GUI version of bcdedit utility. Automatic boot loader creation - Windows 7|Vista|XP|VHD. Fix boot manager...

    Free Windows

  • GRUB for DOS icon

    GRUB for DOS

    GRUB for DOS is an universal boot loader based on GNU GRUB. It can boot various OSes (some directly, some using their standard boot...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Grub2Win icon

    Grub2Win

    Safely dual boot Windows and Linux without touching the Windows MBR. Grub2Win installs to Windows 8, Windows 7, XP, 2000 or Vista....

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • BURG Discontinued

    burg is a brand-new boot loader based on GRUB . It uses a new object format which allows it to be...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • BellaVista icon

    BellaVista

    advanced GUI version of bcdedit utility. Automatic boot loader creation - Windows 7|Vista|XP|VHD. Fix boot manager and dual boot...

    Free Windows

  • rEFIt icon

    rEFIt Discontinued

    rEFIt is a boot menu and maintenance toolkit for EFI-based machines like the Intel Macs. You can use it to boot multiple operating...

    Open Source Mac

  • Chameleon Bootloader icon

    Chameleon Bootloader

    Chameleon is a boot loader for Mac OS X. It seems that standard boot loaders for Mac OS X either lack many cool features, or have...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Chimera icon

    Chimera

    Chimera is a Hackintosh bootloader that merges the best features from various branches of Chameleon bootloader, into a new branch...

    Open Source Mac

  • Extended Operating System Loader icon

    Extended Operating System Loader Discontinued

    Written in C++ and licensed under GNU GPL, XOSL (eXtended Operating System Loader) is a user-friendly, window-based graphical boot...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Linux Loader

    The development of LILO as classic bootloader for GNU/Linux systems was restarted in June 2010. Because of the simpleness LILO has...

    Open Source Linux

  • Partita 2000 Discontinued

    Partita 2000 is a tiny boot manager with a Y2K patch for old BIOSes. It features a timed autoboot and can automatically change...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Dabid's Multiboot Discontinued

    Dabid's Multiboot is a GUI substitute for bootcfg, popular in France. This tool works as a simplified editor for the boot.ini...

    Free Windows

  • Yaboot

    Yaboot is a PowerPC bootloader for Open Firmware based machines including New World Apple Macintosh, IBM RS/6000, IBM pSeries and IBM...

    Open Source Linux