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Image Writer Alternatives

Image Writer is described as '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' and is a bootable usb creator in the cd/dvd tools category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Image Writer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Wine. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Image Writer are Ventoy, balenaEtcher, UNetbootin and YUMI.

Image Writer alternatives are mainly Bootable USB Creators but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Image Writer.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

An application to write .raw .iso or .img files to USB disks. Easy to use. No install is needed. Raspberry Pi sd cards or...

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  1. Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.

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  2. Ventoy is an open source tool to create bootable USB drive for ISO files. With ventoy, you don't need to format the disk again and again, you just need to copy the iso file to the USB drive and boot it.

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  3. balenaEtcher is a free and open-source image burner with support for Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux. It makes USB and SD card image burning as simple and fast as possible.

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  4. UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a cross-platform utility that can load Linux and other distributions to a partition or USB drive.

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  5. YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Installer), is the successor to our MultibootISOs. It can be used to create a Multiboot Bootable USB Flash Drive containing multiple operating systems, antivirus utilities, disc cloning, diagnostic tools, and more.

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  6. MultiBootUSB is a software to create multi boot live Linux on a removable media i.e USB disk. It is similar to UNetbootin but many distros can be installed, provided you have enough space on the disk.

    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 9.2.0, released in April 2018, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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  7. WinSetupFromUSB is a Windows program, which prepares multiboot USB flash or fixed disk to install any Windows versions since 2000/XP, boot various Linux and *BSD flavors, as well as many Windows, Linux, DOS based and other utilities. Since version 1.

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  8. MultiSystem is an awesome Linux tool for creating multiboot USB drives, developed by François Fabre (http://liveusb.info/dotclear/).

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  9. mintstick

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux Mint

    Linux Mint's USB Image Writer (mintstick) is an easy to use and dependable means of creating bootable USBs.

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    Deepin Boot Maker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Deepin Boot Maker is a boot maker developed by Deepin Technology Team. It is simple in interface and easy to operate. It helps users to easily make deepin boot disk.

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