OpenCorePkg VS gibMacOS

Compare OpenCorePkg vs gibMacOS and see what are their differences.


OpenCore bootloader (by acidanthera)


Py2/py3 script that can download macOS components direct from Apple (by corpnewt)
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OpenCorePkg gibMacOS
123 155
9,494 4,314
2.8% -
9.6 4.7
9 days ago 9 days ago
C Python
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of OpenCorePkg. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-09.


Posts with mentions or reviews of gibMacOS. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing OpenCorePkg and gibMacOS you can also consider the following projects:

OpenCore-Install-Guide - Repo for the OpenCore Install Guide


GenSMBIOS - Py script that uses acidanthera's macserial to generate SMBIOS and optionally saves them to a plist.

itlwm - Intel Wi-Fi Drivers for macOS

ProperTree - Cross platform GUI plist editor written in python.

tool - the USBToolBox tool

Download-BigSur - Visit BLOG :

OC-tool - POSIX shell script that builds an OpenCore EFI folder from an OpenCore config.plist

SSDTTime - SSDT/DSDT hotpatch attempts.

mbp-ubuntu - UBUNTU 20.04 for Mac with T2

OS-X-Clover-Laptop-Config - Some Clover config.plist files for common Intel graphics configurations