XOSL.org: GPLed Graphical MultiOS bootloader

[ Thanks to Zhiwen
for this link. ]

Extended Operating System Loader (XOSL) is the world’s only
full-featured free boot manager with a real, easy-to-use and
full-blown graphical user interface.

“XOSL comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, and is distributed
under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). Obtain
your copy of XOSL, its source code and the manual at the download

From the Features page:

“Look & Feel

  • User-friendly Graphical User Interface
  • Full windowing system with mouse and keyboard support
  • Resolutions up to 1600×1200
  • Configurable mouse speed
  • A set of color schemes
  • Several color adjustment options
  • Password protected boot configuration and settings
  • Restart/Reboot/Shutdown”

“Booting Features

  • Up to 24 boot items
  • Microsoft file system partition hiding support
  • Storing additional keys before booting
  • Activate partitions (one per system or one per HD)
  • Automatic booting (with timeout)
  • Auto boot last operating system
  • Password protection per boot item
  • Boot master boot record on any drive
  • Boot DOS/Windows 9x on any drive
  • Hotkey per boot item
  • Support for hard disks larger than 8Gb
  • [XOSL 1.1.1] Coexist with virtually any other
    boot manager (boot original master boot record)
  • [XOSL 1.1.2] Run Ranish Partition Manager 2.38
    beta 1.91 from XOSL, without first booting an OS
  • [XOSL 1.1.2] Master boot record virus

More on www.xosl.org