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  1. Install Disk Creator simplifies creating a bootable OS X installer.
  2. Startup Disk Creator (usb-creator) is an official tool to create Live USBs of Ubuntu from the Live CD or from an ISO image. The tool is included by default in all releases after Ubuntu 8.04.


  3. FlashBoot is a tool to create an installable clone of Windows 7/8.x/10 (including all your apps and data) on the USB thumbdrive/HDD and instantly transfer your entire OS to another computer, even with dissimilar hardware:
  4. (Straight up rufus for Linux users ) The mkusb tool was developed to make it simpler and safer to create boot drives with the method to flash or clone an iso image or a compressed image file. It is using dd under the hood.
  5. An application to write .raw .iso or .img files to USB disks. Easy to use. No install is needed. Raspberry Pi sd cards or Hackintosh USBs can be made with this.
  6. Mac Linux USB Loader is an application that allows you to create bootable USB drives containing a Linux distribution that can boot natively on Apple's Macintosh computers using their EFI system, regardless of whether or not the selected distribution has UEFI support.
  7. A tool for easily flashing or creating raw disk images (aka dd images) under Windows.
  8. DiskMaker X (formerly Lion DiskMaker) is an application built with AppleScript that you can use with many versions of OS X/macOS to build a bootable drive from OS X/macOS installer program (the one you download from the App Store).
  9. WiNToBootic is free program, has the sole function of creating boot disks using ISO images. It is a standalone small and portable tool of only 600KB. Super User Friendly. Good for use where you do not have CD drive (like laptop) and have to install the OS.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.2.1, released in March 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  10. USBWriter is tiny Windows tool that lets you write an image file directly to an USB drive. It requires no installation and depends on no bloated framework, it's just a little program that you may put on your desktop.
  11. Small Program for Android, which burns isos.

    Discontinued

    According to the Author (Davide Depau), EtchDroid is no longer maintained, with the last edit on GitHub being on 19th November 2021.

  12. This utility creates a bootable FAT filesystem and populates it with files and boot tools. It is mainly designed to create bootable USB and Fixed disk for the AdvanceCD project.
    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
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    NIMMI, Nehul's ISO MultiBoot Manager and Installer, is an ISO installer-manager for Pen-Drive,USB Hard-Drive.It is very easy to use.And also is has been published under GNU license.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.0.2.4, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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  13. SharpBoot is a small utility for creating multiboot ISO or USB. You just need to drag-n-drop some iso files inside, and it automatically adds description and category (for supported ISO files, not shown in the screenshot). It uses Syslinux for the menu and bootloader.
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Preinstallation Environment
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    AOMEI PE Builder is a freeware designed to make a Windows PE bootable USB drive or CD/DVD disc, which will boot into a complete Win32 environment for PC maintenance tasks.