Download Boot - Best Software & Apps

  • HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool

    2.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Formatting Tool For Older HP Computers And USB Drives

    7
    568 votes
    • PROS: It is best used on USB drives and it strips and re-formats your drives, The GUI is very familiar because it looks just like the Windows XP formatting tool
    • CONS: It may cause crashes on modern computers with newer operating systems, It is not very fast compared to modern formatting tools
  • WinToFlash

    1.4.0000

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Way To Back Up Your Windows Installation Boot Disc

    8
    616 votes
    • PROS: A great way to back up your installation disc, Very quick and very efficient, Easy to use because you just follow the instructions on the screen
    • CONS: It doesn't allow you to replace your boot disc if you lost it, Only works for Windows 7 2003 XP and Vista, Has limited multi-language options
  • Google Chromium OS

    (32516) 4.0.253.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-based operating system developed by Google

    7
    710 votes
    • PROS: Completely different from other OS, No learning curve: it's all a web browser, Takes seconds to boot, Perfect OS for netbooks
    • CONS: Only available as source code at the moment, Very early stage of development
  • TestDisk

    6.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful repairing tool for disk partitions

    8
    245 votes
    • PROS: Recovers lost partitions, Rebuilds boot sectors
    • CONS: No graphical interface, Not suitable for less experienced users
  • EasyBCD

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free duel-booting tool for your Windows PC

    7
    272 votes
    • PROS: May be used as part of your disaster recovery process, Great for backing up and repairing your bootloader
    • CONS: It offers solutions to problems that already have solutions, The free version has no instruction manual
  • Hiren's BootCD

    15.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows Not Working? Maybe This Boot CD Will Help.

    8
    1 vote
    • PROS: Lots of utilities, ´Mini Windows XP´
    • CONS: Set-up required, Limited manual support
  • Tenorshare ReiBoot

    6.9.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get Your iDevice To Boot Again, Properly, For Free.

    8
    69 votes
    • PROS: Effective at fixing boot errors, Easy to use
    • CONS: Cannot fix boot-modifying malware, A few minor bugs
  • Windows Boot Genius

    3.0.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows Boot Genius can create a boot CD/USB to repair Windows boot issues

    6
    21 votes
    • PeToUSB

      3.0.0.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Turn your external device into an auto-executable drive

      7
      69 votes
      • PROS: Allows you to boot and execute programs directly from Pendrives, Simple to use and setup
      • CONS: Does not work with all BIOS
    • Ultimate Boot CD for Windows

      (UBCD4Win) 3.60

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Software utilities program for Windows

      5
      109 votes
      • Soluto

        1.3.1323.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        iPhone

        Make your computer boot faster

        7
        368 votes
        • PROS: Extremely easy to use, Offer information about each process, Keeps a history of boot-up times, Nicely designed interface
        • CONS: Not documented
      • Beyond Remote Client and Server

        2.2.3.310

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Monitor, boot, and access computers remotely

        7
        5 votes
        • Lion Disk Maker

          2.0.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Create a Lion recovery disk

          6
          26 votes
          • PROS: Creates a Lion recovery disk on USB or external drive, Allows you to automatically boot Lion from USB stick
          • CONS: Interface could be improved
        • Visual BCD Editor

          0.9.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Visual BCD Editor is an advanced GUI version of Windows bcdedit utility

          7
          30 votes
          • PROS: complete Windows BCD GUI
          • CONS: does not support automatic creation of non-Windows loaders yet.
        • Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus

          2013 5.6.4.273

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Powerful system maintenance tool with antivirus

          8
          1021 votes
          • PROS: Comprehensive set of tools, Actively monitors system for problems, Real-time antivirus protection, Boot defrag
          • CONS: Initial scans are slow, SmartDefrag not integrated into program
        • Doodle Army Boot Camp

          1.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Experience a stick figure war

          8
          3 votes
          • PROS: Lots of action all the time, Variety of weapons
          • CONS: Frustrating controls, Repetitive
        • Emergency Boot CD-ROM

          Pro 1.1k

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Set of tools on a boot disk that may help you in an emergency

          6
          90 votes
          • MBRWizard

            2.0b

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Easily manage and recover the Master Boot Record

            8
            40 votes
            • Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate

              6.2.0.2

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              You can burn a USB disk to boot the locked computer with Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate.

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              • Winclone

                2.2

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Clone your Boot Camp partition

                6
                58 votes
                • PROS: Supports Vista cloning, makes it easier to clone, Clone on separate drive
                • CONS: None
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