ROM Manager Alternatives

    ROM Manager is described as 'is the must-have app for rooted Android phones that lets you download and manage custom ROMs, and backup and restore your phone from within Android itself' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are seven alternatives to ROM Manager for Android, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Heimdall, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ROM Manager are Odin (Free), ROM Toolbox (Freemium), PitchBlack-Recovery (Free, Open Source) and Boot Manager (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 16, 2019

    1. Heimdall is a cross-platform open-source tool suite used to flash firmware (aka ROMs) onto Samsung mobile devices.

      Discontinued

      Heimdall has not received updates since 2017 and does not support new versions of GNU/Linux distributions.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Odin is a utility software developed and used internally by Samsung which can be used to flash a Custom Recovery firmware image (as opposed to the Stock recovery firmware image) to a Samsung Android device. It is also used as a way of unbricking an Android device.
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    2. ROM Toolbox combines all the great root apps into one monster app with a beautiful and easy to use interface. ROM Toolbox has every tool you need to make your Android device fast and customized to your liking.
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    3. Pitch Black Recovery is a fork of TWRP with many improvements to make your experience better. It's more flexible & easy to use. Pitch Black Recovery was started in March 18 2018 with the movement to enhance TWRP with better customizatons, themes and features.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Boot Manager is the first Android Multi-Booter Application! The application installs up to four ROMs to your sdcard and you can keep one on your phone as well to allow you to boot up to five ROMs and switch between them with just a reboot.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      XiaoMiTool is a Windows tool developed to change rom on Xiaomi devices! Xiaomi is a well-known Chinese brand which build beautiful smartphones, however sometimes they come with Chinese software or software which doesn't give you the best experience you can have.
    4. Mobile ODIN is the on-device firmware flasher of choice. Just throw those firmware files on your (internal or external) SD card, start Mobile ODIN and flash away.

      Discontinued

      New updates have stopped, replaced by free app Flashfire. See update release date (May 1, 2014) in Play Store listing.

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