Boot Manager Alternatives

    Boot Manager is described as 'is the first Android Multi-Booter Application! The application installs up to four ROMs to your sdcard and you can keep one on your phone as well to allow you to boot up to five ROMs and switch between them with just a reboot'. There are five alternatives to Boot Manager for Mac, Linux, Android, BSD and Windows. The best alternative is ROM Manager, which is free. Other great apps like Boot Manager are Linux Loader (Free, Open Source), rEFIt (Free, Open Source), ROM Toolbox (Freemium) and burg (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2021

    1. ROM Manager is the must-have app for rooted Android phones that lets you download and manage custom ROMs, and backup and restore your phone from within Android itself. Premium Version: * Premium ROMs * Receive notifications for when your ROM is updated!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The development of LILO as classic bootloader for GNU/Linux systems was restarted in June 2010. Because of the simpleness LILO has some advantages comparing with Grub and Grub2. But nowadays LILO is not the bootloader for all situations. But LILO is longtime proved and stable.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      rEFIt is a boot menu and maintenance toolkit for EFI-based machines like the Intel Macs. You can use it to boot multiple operating systems easily, including triple-boot setups with Boot Camp. It also provides an easy way to enter and explore the EFI pre-boot environment.

      Discontinued

      rEFIt is no longer maintained since 2013. The author suggested to check out rEFInd - Boot Manager , a fork of the original program.

    2. ROM Toolbox combines all the great root apps into one monster app with a beautiful and easy to use interface. ROM Toolbox has every tool you need to make your Android device fast and customized to your liking.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Burg is a brand-new boot loader based on GRUB. It uses a new object format which allows it to be built in a wider range of OS, including Linux/Windows/OSX/FreeBSD, etc.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained. Last version, released on 18 October 2010, can be still downloaded from Google Code.

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