QuickBoot
QuickBoot
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4.0

QuickBoot free download for Mac

QuickBoot for Mac1.1

15 May 2011

Temporarily boot another drive/partition and boot back to default.

What is QuickBoot for Mac

QuickBoot is a small application to make it quick & easy to temporarily boot another drive/partition like a Windows drive and have the system boot back to your default system after.

What's new in QuickBoot

Version 1.1:
  • New feature - Passwordless booting, authorize QuickBoot once and don't get asked again
  • Fixed issues booting some windows drives
  • Cleaner preferences window
  • Improved disk monitoring

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Brosster
Brosster
Jan 21 2020
1.1
3.0
Jan 21 2020
3.0
Version: 1.1
It's really useful app, but only if you disable SIP. My System is version 10.11.6 El Capitan. How much is secure to disable SIP? Is there a way to bypass SIP and use QuickBoot?
Guest
Guest
Oct 24 2015
1.1
0.0
Oct 24 2015
0.0
Version: 1.1
Excellent. Better than all of the other options I have tried. Unfortunately, 10.11(.1) killed it. Any chance of an update?
Maddcow
Maddcow
Jan 7 2015
1.1
5.0
Jan 7 2015
5.0
Version: 1.1
I'm very impressed with this little app. Well worth downloading.
Claod
Claod
Nov 3 2012
1.1
2.5
Nov 3 2012
2.5
Version: 1.1
better if it's prefpane :/
Scuseme
Scuseme
Dec 25 2010
1.0.5
4.5
Dec 25 2010
4.5
Version: 1.0.5
I like QuickBoot over the alternatives in that it gives me all the possible choices for booting. I have the SL install DVD in its own partition, along with 2 separate clones and Win 7 x64. With QuickBoot, I can easily run any one of them.
RunTime
RunTime
Oct 29 2010
1.0.5
4.0
Oct 29 2010
4.0
Version: 1.0.5
Absolutely great, works flawlessly on 10.6.4 (Intel). To make a remote (head-less) server fail-safe and always start up, at terminated power, on a 'safe' partition/hard disk. (A donation link to keep the incitement up would be nice ;-)
Gregm
Gregm
Nov 15 2009
1.0.4
0.0
Nov 15 2009
0.0
Version: 1.0.4
Intel Only Feature: One shot boot to another drive, then return to the normal on subsequent boot--- Failed to return on my machine (12" PowerBook, 1.5GHz G4, OS 10.5.8). Jeremy Knope / Buttered Cat Software responded and confirmed that this does not work on PPC machines. Nice idea for those of us who do bootable backups and do maintenance from another drive. I guess I'll continue to ride System Preferences/Startup Disk until I eventually replace my Mac
Mig4444
Mig4444
Oct 27 2009
1.0.4
1.0
Oct 27 2009
1.0
Version: 1.0.4
Installed it on MacBook with Snow Leopard 10.6.1, and made it active in the top Finder menu bar. Had it running for about three days and during that time, my menu bar would either be completely transparent, be completely non-existent, be completely unresponsive, or no Finder at all except for the wall paper and the app dock. As soon as I removed it from the Finder menu bar, the computer was back to normal. It looked like it would be a very useful utility, but I think I can do without it to keep my Finder working properly. If anyone has any suggestions how to correct this issue, please post. Thanks.
Welshpat007
Welshpat007
Oct 18 2009
1.0.4
0.0
Oct 18 2009
0.0
Version: 1.0.4
This is great. Just one of those damn handy little apps that's good to have.
Hodagacz
Hodagacz
Aug 23 2009
1.0.3
5.0
Aug 23 2009
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
Great little app. Does exactly what it's supposed to with no fuss. Also the company name is truly awesome!
Naoh
Naoh
Jun 24 2009
1.0.3b3
0.0
Jun 24 2009
0.0
Version: 1.0.3b3
By the way, I love the title of the company.
matthewmspace
matthewmspace
Oct 31 2008
1.0.2
0.0
Oct 31 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Leopard Support?
appleHQ
appleHQ
Mar 28 2008
1.0.2
0.0
Mar 28 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Cyberatomic, think twice: I got FileVault and quite a lot of times it will take a couple of minutes to re-boot, since FileVault will compact the Sparse Image at logoff. So I sometimes wait 5 minutes pressing the alt key just to get the boot menu. Quite annoying...
Twilightscapes
Twilightscapes
Jul 19 2007
1.0
0.0
Jul 19 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0
What makes this worth while when you can just hold down the option key at boot and select the drive you want - then reboot from windows, and the mac defaults to booting back to the mac partition without having to do anything else? I don't get it, is this for people who are keyboard challenged or something?
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
  • Two or more OS drives
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