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Title: REFInd  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Macintosh firmware, REFIt, Comparison of boot loaders, Free system software
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Developer(s) Roderick W. Smith
Initial release 14 March 2012 (2012-03-14)
Stable release 0.9.0 / 26 July 2015 (2015-07-26)
Written in C
Operating system Linux, Windows, Mac OS X
Type Boot
Website //

rEFInd is a boot menu and maintenance toolkit for UEFI-based machines like all new PCs and Intel Macs. It can be used to boot multiple operating systems. It also provides a way to enter and explore the EFI pre-boot environment.[1]

rEFInd is the active fork of the now-abandoned rEFIt.


  1. ^ rEFIt - An EFI Boot Menu and Toolkit

External links

  • rEFInd
  • rEFIt

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