Alternatives to rEFInd for all platforms with any license

  • GRUB

    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

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  • EasyBCD

    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....

    Free Personal Windows

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac

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    • Discontinued rEFIt is no longer maintained since 2013. The author suggested to check out http://alternativeto.net/software/refind/ , a fork of the original program.
  • Chameleon Bootloader

    Chameleon is a boot loader for Mac OS X. It seems that standard boot loaders for Mac OS X either lack many cool features, or have many cool features, but are...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • gummiboot

    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. ...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS BSD

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    • 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)
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer maintained.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

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