Download Boot - Best Software & Apps

  • HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool

    2.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Formatting Tool For Older HP Computers And USB Drives

    7
    623 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
    623 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
    714 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
    248 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
    274 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
  • Soluto

    1.3.1323.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Make your computer boot faster

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

    5
    25 votes
    • PeToUSB

      3.0.0.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Turn your external device into an auto-executable drive

      7
      71 votes
      • PROS: Allows you to boot and execute programs directly from Pendrives, Simple to use and setup
      • CONS: Does not work with all BIOS
    • Hiren's BootCD

      15.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Windows Not Working? Maybe This Boot CD Will Help.

      9
      2 votes
      • 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
      71 votes
      • PROS: Effective at fixing boot errors, Easy to use
      • CONS: Cannot fix boot-modifying malware, A few minor bugs
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • Ultimate Boot CD for Windows

      (UBCD4Win) 3.60

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Get to know your drives

      5
      109 votes
      • PROS: Effectively saves important utilities and tools, Does not require CD, Very helpful
      • CONS: May be confusing to use at first, Outdated interface
    • Lion Disk Maker

      2.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Create a Lion recovery disk

      6
      27 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
    • Pop Locker - Hide Secret App

      1.5.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free lock screen, and it's an app locker to boot

      8
      3 votes
      • PROS: Strong privacy features, Lets you hide apps, Themes and backgrounds
      • CONS: Requires some configuration
    • Beyond Remote Client and Server

      2.2.3.310

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Monitor, boot, and access computers remotely

      7
      5 votes
      • 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
      • MBRWizard

        2.0b

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Easily manage and recover the Master Boot Record

        8
        40 votes
        • Ultimate Boot CD

          5.2.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Run diagnostic tools from a CD

          7
          97 votes
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