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Gag is described as 'GAG (initials, in spanish, of Graphical Boot Manager) is a Boot Manager program. It's loaded when the computer is turned on and allows you to choose the operating system you want to use' and is a Boot Manager in the os & utilities category. There are seven alternatives to Gag for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Solaris. The best alternative is GRUB, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gag are Grub2Win, GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB, Linux Loader and Super GRUB2 Disk.

This page was last updated Apr 4, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

GAG (initials, in spanish, of Graphical Boot Manager) is a Boot Manager program. It's loaded when the computer is...

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  1. GRUB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • OpenSolaris

    GNU GRUB is a multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, which was originally designed and implemented by Erich Stefan Boleyn.

  2. Grub2Win

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

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



  3. GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GRUB for DOS is the dos extension of GRUB. It enables dos users to run the configuration console directly in real mode. The project also contains an utility called WINGRUB, an GUI intends to help configuring and installing GRUB in the WINDOWS environment.

  4. Linux Loader

    • 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.

  5. Super GRUB2 Disk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The primary purpose of Super GRUB2 Disk is to help you boot into an OS whose bootloader is broken. Second, and almost as important, is to be a tool to learn more about GRUB2 and the booting process.



  6. OSL2000 Boot Manager

    • Windows

    OSL2000 is an advanced multi boot manager. Using OSL2000 boot manager, you can directly install, boot and manage upto 100 independent OSs in your computer.

  7. Extended Operating System Loader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Discontinued

    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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