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Open Source EasyBCD Alternatives

The best open source alternative to EasyBCD is Grub Customizer. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to EasyBCD and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to EasyBCD are rEFInd - Boot Manager, Grub2Win, Linux Loader and rEFIt.

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  1. Grub Customizer icon

    Grub Customizer

    17 alternatives to Grub Customizer 

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

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    is for linux, easy bcd is for windows

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    It can REALLY rescue you, when you have NO access to Windows & it's bootloader.

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    Grub Customizer customizes Grub and EasyBCD changes windows

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  2. rEFInd - Boot Manager icon

    rEFInd - Boot Manager

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    9 alternatives to rEFInd - Boot Manager 

    rEFInd is a fork of the rEFIt boot manager for computers based on the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) and Unified EFI (UEFI). Like rEFIt, rEFInd is a boot manager, meaning that it presents a menu of options to the user when the computer...

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  3. Grub2Win icon

    Grub2Win

    • Windows
    • Linux
    18 alternatives to Grub2Win 

    Safely dual boot Windows and Linux without touching the Windows MBR.

    Grub2Win installs to Windows 8, Windows 7, XP, 2000 or Vista. It boots native, open source GNU grub version 2.00 code. Everything is contained in one 7 MB directory on your Windows C: drive.

    The simple Windows.

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    the name grub makes it ok to me

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  4. Linux Loader icon

    Linux Loader

    20 alternatives to Linux Loader 

    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.

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    rEFIt

    22 alternatives to rEFIt 

    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.

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    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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  6. Yaboot

    13 alternatives to Yaboot 

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

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  7. burg

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    19 alternatives to burg 

    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.

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

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    Extended Operating System Loader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    15 alternatives to Extended Operating System Loader 

    Written in C++ and licensed under GNU GPL, XOSL (eXtended Operating System Loader) is a user-friendly, window-based graphical boot manager handling large disks and over 30 different operating systems.

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    Since XOSL is no longer maintained, but still usable, a modified version has stemmed form the original one: see https://sourceforge.net/projects/xosl2/

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    Chimera

    20 alternatives to Chimera 

    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.

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