Not content to wait for manufacturers to get in to shape and update our phones to the latest and greatest versions of Android, most of us here at Android Police have had a brush with a number of custom ROMs in the past.

Whether it's the latest version of Cyanogen or a more obscure mod, there is always a ROM floating around on my phone, and until now I've always had to uninstall one before installing the other. Fortunately, that's about to change thanks to a new application on the Market called BootManager.

With BootManager installed, you will be able to install up to 5 ROMs at any one time, and choose which you want to boot from when you switch on your phone. This means that you can keep a stable release of your favorite ROM installed whilst installing the latest nightly release and checking out all the cool features that will make their way in to the next stable version.

BootManager is currently available for the Motorola Droid, HTC Incredible, HTC Thunderbolt, HTC Vision and the HTC Evo 4G, and in order for BootManager to work its magic on your phone you will need to make sure that it's rooted first. According to the application description it should also work on other devices, but they aren't fully supported so you may have to do some tweaking along the way.

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BootManager is available on the Market for $2.99, and if you want to give it a try then you can download it right now. If you're planning on multi-booting your phone, be sure to let us know how you get on in the comments, too!

Boot Manager Pro
Boot Manager Pro
Developer: Init 2 Winit Apps
Price: $2.99

(Thanks, Russell)