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Clover EFI bootloader Alternatives

Clover EFI bootloader is described as 'This is EFI-based bootloader for BIOS-based computers created as a replacement to EDK2/Duet bootloader http://www.tianocore.org . To compile it needs to place Clover sources into edk2/ folder' and is a Boot Manager in the os & utilities category. There are four alternatives to Clover EFI bootloader for Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS and BSD. The best alternative is rEFInd - Boot Manager, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Clover EFI bootloader are OpenCore, gummiboot and rEFIt.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

This is EFI-based bootloader for BIOS-based computers created as a replacement to EDK2/Duet bootloader...

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  1. rEFInd - Boot Manager icon

    rEFInd - Boot Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    rEFInd is a fork of the rEFIt boot manager for computers based on the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) and Unified EFI (UEFI).

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    OpenCore

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenCore is an open-sourced tool designed to prepare a system for macOS booting and has been architected to alleviate many of the constraints imposed by its alternatives like Clover(these tools are sometimes referred to as "boot loaders").

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    gummiboot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD

    gummiboot is a simple UEFI boot manager which executes configured EFI images. The default entry is selected by a configured pattern (glob) or an on-screen menu.

    Discontinued

    In May 2015, gummiboot was fully integrated into systemd to form its systemd-boot component that serves as a UEFI boot manager. Following this action, the source code repository of gummiboot was emptied out in July 2015. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gummiboot_(software)

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    rEFIt

    • 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 icon rEFInd - Boot Manager , a fork of the original program.

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