Visual BCD Editor Alternatives
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 is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Visual BCD Editor.
- - GRUB is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Visual BCD Editor.
Comments about GRUB as a Alternative to Visual BCD Editor
VBCDEdit is for EDITING of BCD storage for using it by WinLoader. While this tool doesn't touch this storage at all.4
GRUB does not allow for editing of the BCD store0
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. Setting up and configuring Windows boot entries is simple, and there is no easier way to quickly boot right...
Comments about EasyBCD as a Alternative to Visual BCD Editor
Visual BCD Editor is a complete BCD Editor. EasyBCD is able to edit only a small portion of BCD.-1
Bootice - utility to modify or backup/restore your MBR (Master Boot Record) or PBR (Partition Boot Record).Discontinued
Author's website no longer exists, software can still be downloaded from third party sites.
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Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menuentries.
Comments about Grub Customizer as a Alternative to Visual BCD Editor
GRUB does not edit BCD (Windows Boot Configuration Data)!0
EasyUEFI owns comprehensive EFI/UEFI boot option management functions, such as create, delete, edit, clean up, backup and restore EFI/UEFI boot options, specifies an one-time boot entry for the next restart, or change EFI/UEFI boot order, all these operations done under Windows...
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.
Comments about Linux Loader as a Alternative to Visual BCD Editor
Linux is not Windows. Windows BCD is a data store containing boot options for Windows.0
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.
- - BootIt Bare Metal is the most popular commercial alternative to Visual BCD Editor.
Comments about BootIt Bare Metal as a Alternative to Visual BCD Editor
Bare Metal is far more than BCDEditor. Only requires electricity to run it. Not .NET or other bs.-1
BootIt is a boot manager. Visual BCD is only able to edit boot configuration data.2
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 , a fork of the original program.
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, including Linux/Windows/OSX/FreeBSD, etc.Discontinued
The project is no longer maintained. Last version, released on 18 October 2010, can be still downloaded from Google Code.