Alternatives to Yaboot 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

    No features added Add a feature

    GRUB icon
  • 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

    No features added Add a feature

    EasyBCD icon
  • Grub Customizer

    Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menuentries.

    Free Open Source Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    Grub Customizer icon
  • Grub2Win

    Safely dual boot Windows and Linux without touching the Windows MBR. Grub2Win installs to Windows 8, Windows 7, XP, 2000 or Vista. It boots native, open source GNU...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    Grub2Win icon
  • GRUB for DOS

    GRUB for DOS is an universal boot loader based on GNU GRUB. It can boot various OSes (some directly, some using their standard boot managers) on different media (HDD...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    GRUB for DOS icon
  • EasyUEFI

    Manage EFI/UEFI Boot Options & Manage EFI System Partitions & Fix EFI/UEFI Boot Issues.

    Freemium Windows

    No features added Add a feature

  • 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...

    • Discontinued rEFIt is no longer maintained since 2013.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.

    Free Open Source Mac

    No features added Add a feature

    rEFIt icon
  • 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

    No features added Add a feature

    Chameleon Bootloader icon
  • 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...

    • Discontinued The project is no longer maintained.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

    No features added Add a feature

  • Chimera

    Chimera is a Hackintosh bootloader that merges the best features from various branches of Chameleon bootloader, into a new branch based on the latest Chameleon 2.0 RC5...

    Free Open Source Mac

    No features added Add a feature

    Chimera icon
  • Linux Loader

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    Linux Loader icon
  • Extended Operating System Loader

    Written in C++ and licensed under GNU GPL, XOSL (eXtended Operating System Loader) is a user-friendly, window-based graphical boot manager handling large disks and over...

    • Discontinued Since XOSL is no longer maintained, but still usable, a modified version has stemmed form the original one: see https://sourceforge.net/projects/xosl2/

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    Extended Operating System Loader icon
  • Partita 2000

    Partita 2000 is a tiny boot manager with a Y2K patch for old BIOSes. It features a timed autoboot and can automatically change partition type to hidden for selected...

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version can be still downloaded from the official website, in the Early Work section.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

Platforms

Show 6 less popular platforms

Yaboot Comments

Echo echo ... Feels empty in here

Maybe you want to be the first to submit a comment about Yaboot? Just click the button up to your right!