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Grub2Win Alternatives

Grub2Win is described as 'Safely dual boot Windows and Linux without touching the Windows MBR' and is a Boot Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Grub2Win 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 Grub2Win are EasyBCD, EasyUEFI, Grub Customizer and GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

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

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  1. GRUB icon

    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.

    GRUB in non-graphical mode
  2. EasyBCD icon

    EasyBCD

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    EasyBCD is NeoSmart Technologies multiple award-winning answer to tweaking Windows bootloader. With EasyBCD, almost anything is possible, e.g. to boot a Win7-VHD-image.

    EasyBCD Home


  3. EasyUEFI

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Manage EFI/UEFI Boot Options & Manage EFI System Partitions & Fix EFI/UEFI Boot Issues.

    Screenshot
  4. Grub Customizer icon

    Grub Customizer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

    Screenshot
  5. GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB icon

    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.

    Discontinued

    It was last updated in 2013.

    Screenshot


  6. VMLite VBoot icon

    VMLite VBoot

    • Windows
    • Linux

    VBoot allows you to boot a physical computer from a single virtual disk file in VHD/VMDK/VDI/Raw format. Each file contains a single operating system. It supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 2003 Server, 2008 Server and Linux 2.6, 32- and 64-bit.

    VBoot boot entry can be easily added to XP-,2003-,Vista-,Win7 boot manager
  7. Gag

    • 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 turned on and allows you to choose the operating system you want to use.

    Discontinued

    The latest version (4.10) is from 2008.

    Screenshot
  8. Linux Loader icon

    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.

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  9. rEFIt icon

    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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  10. BootIt Bare Metal icon

    BootIt Bare Metal

    • Windows

    BootIt Bare Metal is a boot manager and partition manager software utility. Whither you want to do non-destructive repartitioning or boot multiple operating systems, this is the product for you.

    Edit Boot Menu Item
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