DiskMaker X Alternatives for Windows

    DiskMaker X is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to DiskMaker X and 11 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to DiskMaker X are UNetbootin (Free, Open Source), WinSetupFromUSB (Free), WinToFlash (Freemium) and WinUSB - multiboot (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2020

    1. Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.
      Most users think Rufus is a great alternative to DiskMaker X.
    2. 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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      Most users think UNetbootin is a great alternative to DiskMaker X.


    3. 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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    4. WinToFlash starts a wizard that will help to make USB bootable and pull over the contents of a windows installation CD or DVD and prep the USB drive to become a replacement for the optical drive. It can also do this with your LiveCD or DOS.
    5. WinUSB - simple, portable and lightweight tool, lets you create multiple Windows bootable USB flash drive using ISOs or DVDs. Formatting drive is not required when free space is enough. Boot with NTFS flash drive in UEFI system supported for most PC.
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    6. 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      The program is no longer updated.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.

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    7. EasyBoot makes creating a bootable CD or bootable DVD a straightforward process. Whether you want to make a MultiBoot CD that starts up in your language or you need bootable CDs with the company logo, EasyBoot meets your requirements.
    8. 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.
    9. Automatically make a live bootable usb with ease with AutoBootDisk, a open-source program Features Automatic Updates Automatic Downloader with 78 Linux Distributions Supported, and a custom section if you don't find your distribution in the list.
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      UUByte ISO Editor is a full ISO toolkit for burning, creation, extracting and editing. Powered by a simple user interface, it is quite easy to make a bootable USB or DVD in a few clicks.
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