It is the only way to recover your data when your system is not bootable and you cannot attach the corrupted Hard Disk Drive to another machine.
Boot Disk & Live CD can boot the latest UEFI secure boot systems & legacy BIOS PC.
The driving force behind LMD is that there is currently limited availability of open source/restriction free tools for Linux systems that focus on malware detection and more important that get it right.
Many of the AV products that perform malware detection on Linux have a very poor track record of detecting threats, especially those targeted at shared hosted environments.
Everything can happen automatically without you having to leave the game to press buttons.