Grub2Win Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Grub2Win for Windows if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Windows alternative is Small GRUB iconGRUB, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 18 alternatives to Grub2Win and 13 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Grub2Win are Small EasyBCD iconEasyBCD (Free Personal), Small GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB iconGRUB4DOS and WINGRUB (Free, Open Source), Small VMLite VBoot iconVMLite VBoot (Paid) and Gag (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Nov 6, 2019

  • 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.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • OpenSolaris
  • Boot utility to easily tweak your Windows boot configuration and setup multi-boot systems.


  • GRUB for DOS is the dos extension of GRUB. It enables dos users to run the configuration console directly in real mode.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • 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.
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • GAG (initials, in spanish, of Graphical Boot Manager) is a Boot Manager program.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • Manage EFI/UEFI Boot Options & Manage EFI System Partitions & Fix EFI/UEFI Boot Issues.
    • Freemium
    • Windows
  • BootIt Bare Metal is a boot manager and partition manager software utility.
    • 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.
    • Windows
  • A boot editor for the Windows 7/Vista bootloader. Takes the pain out of BCDEDIT.
    • Windows
  • Burg is a brand-new boot loader based on GRUB.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained.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

    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD