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dd Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to dd for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is balenaEtcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to dd and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to dd are UNetbootin, Clonezilla, USBImager and Deepin Boot Maker.

dd alternatives are mainly Bootable USB Creators but may also be Disk Imaging Tools or Disk Cloning Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of dd.
This page was last updated Feb 21, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Linux
  • BSD

dd, that stands for ‘data duplicator’, is a command-line utility for Unix mainly used for copying and converting data.

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  1. 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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    doesn't copy as fast, nor does it have a high success rate.

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    Does the same, but with GUI

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    doesnt support windows iso

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

    UNetbootin vs dd opinions
    Most users think UNetbootin is a great alternative to dd.

    UNetbootin has graphical interface.

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    can't burn on mac a USB flash drive as a mountable windows installer system

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  3. Clonezilla is a free software disaster recovery, disk cloning and deployment solution.

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    Needs a dd-like tool to even install it! If I had that (under Windows), I wouldn't need Clonezilla!

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  4. USBImager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    USBImager is a really really simple GUI application that writes compressed disk images to USB drives and creates backups.

  5. 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.



  6. Raspberry Pi Imager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspbian

    Use Raspberry Pi Imager for an easy way to install Raspberry Pi OS and other operating systems to an SD card ready to use with your Raspberry Pi.

  7. Install Disk Creator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Install Disk Creator simplifies creating a bootable OS X installer.

  8. KDE ISO Image Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Write an ISO Image to a USB Disk.

  9. TINU

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    The open tool to create bootable macOS installers.

  10. SYSGeeker WonderISO

    • Mac
    • Windows

    It's an all-in-one ISO Burner tool that lets you burn ,extract, crate and edit ISO image file straightforwardly! It also was called as a best Windows bootable USB tool since it could escape the complexity of selecting multiple options and settings.

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