QuickBoot
QuickBoot
1.1

4.1

QuickBoot free download for Mac

QuickBoot

1.1
15 May 2011

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

Overview

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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13 QuickBoot Reviews

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Scuseme
25 December 2010

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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.
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Version 1.0.5
Wgscott
24 October 2015
Excellent. Better than all of the other options I have tried. Unfortunately, 10.11(.1) killed it. Any chance of an update?
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Version 1.1
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Wgscott
Wgscott
15 November 2015
Still works perfectly if you are willing to disable SIP. Apple really is being excessively heavy-handed.
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jreffner
jreffner
19 November 2015
What is SIP, and how do I disbable it? Thanks
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Wgscott
Wgscott
19 November 2015
"System Integrity Protection", aka The Apple Nannystate: http://osxdaily.com/2015/10/05/disable-rootless-system-integrity-protection-mac-os-x/
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br-smith9029
br-smith9029
06 January 2016
I found Rapidboot works with El Capitan though it's a paid app: http://www.mattrajca.com/rapidboot/
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Maddcow
07 January 2015
I'm very impressed with this little app. Well worth downloading.
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Version 1.1
Claod
03 November 2012
better if it's prefpane :/
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Version 1.1
Scuseme
25 December 2010
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.
Like (4)
Version 1.0.5
RunTime
29 October 2010
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 ;-)
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Version 1.0.5
Gregm
15 November 2009
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
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Version 1.0.4
Mig4444
27 October 2009
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.
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Version 1.0.4
Welshpat007
18 October 2009
This is great. Just one of those damn handy little apps that's good to have.
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Version 1.0.4
Hodagacz
23 August 2009
Great little app. Does exactly what it's supposed to with no fuss. Also the company name is truly awesome!
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Version 1.0.3
Naoh
24 June 2009
By the way, I love the title of the company.
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Version 1.0.3b3
1 answer(s)
Anonymous
Anonymous
14 July 2009
Thanks :) glad you like it.
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Version 1.0.3b3