Visual BCD Editor Alternatives

    Visual BCD Editor is described as '- advanced GUI version of bcdedit utility. Automatic boot loader creation - Windows 7|Vista|XP|VHD. Fix boot manager and dual boot problems' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Visual BCD Editor 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 Visual BCD Editor are EasyBCD (Free Personal), Bootice (Free), Grub Customizer (Free, Open Source) and EasyUEFI (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 3, 2018

    • 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. View 21 alternatives to GRUB
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Solaris
      • OpenSolaris
      GRUB vs Visual BCD Editor
      pros, cons and recent comments
      VBCDEdit is for EDITING of BCD storage for using it by WinLoader. While this tool doesn't touch this storage at all.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      GRUB does not allow for editing of the BCD store
      Negative comment 12 months ago

    • Boot utility to easily tweak your Windows boot configuration and setup multi-boot systems. View 20 alternatives to EasyBCD
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      EasyBCD vs Visual BCD Editor
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Visual BCD Editor is a complete BCD Editor. EasyBCD is able to edit only a small portion of BCD.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago



    • Bootice - utility to modify or backup/restore your MBR (Master Boot Record) or PBR (Partition Boot Record). View 7 alternatives to Bootice

      Discontinued

      Author's website no longer exists, software can still be downloaded from third party sites.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
    • Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menuentries. View 17 alternatives to Grub Customizer
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Grub Customizer vs Visual BCD Editor
      pros, cons and recent comments
      GRUB does not edit BCD (Windows Boot Configuration Data)!
      Negative comment 3 months ago

    • Manage EFI/UEFI Boot Options & Manage EFI System Partitions & Fix EFI/UEFI Boot Issues. View 20 alternatives to EasyUEFI
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
    • rEFIt is a boot menu and maintenance toolkit for EFI-based machines like the Intel Macs. View 22 alternatives to rEFIt

      Discontinued

      rEFIt is no longer maintained since 2013. The author suggested to check out rEFInd , a fork of the original program.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
    • 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. View 20 alternatives to Linux Loader
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Linux Loader vs Visual BCD Editor
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Linux is not Windows. Windows BCD is a data store containing boot options for Windows.
      Negative comment 3 months ago

    • BootIt Bare Metal is a boot manager and partition manager software utility. View 18 alternatives to BootIt Bare Metal
      • Windows
      BootIt Bare Metal vs Visual BCD Editor
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Bare Metal is far more than BCDEditor. Only requires electricity to run it. Not .NET or other bs.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      BootIt is a boot manager. Visual BCD is only able to edit boot configuration data.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

    • 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. View 18 alternatives to OSL2000 Boot Manager
      • Windows
    • Yaboot is a PowerPC bootloader for Open Firmware based machines including New World Apple Macintosh, IBM RS/6000, IBM pSeries and IBM OpenPower machines. View 13 alternatives to Yaboot
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
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