Flash boot builder Alternatives

    Flash boot builder is described as 'to create bootable usb to installing Windows from the flash with one click and without deleting the existing data or formatting of the flash; the program will allow you to use multiple flash as a folder and data transfer in addition to it being bootable any' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Flash boot builder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Ubuntu. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Flash boot builder are balenaEtcher (Free, Open Source), UNetbootin (Free, Open Source), Universal USB Installer (Free, Open Source) and LinuxLive USB Creator (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 28, 2021

    1. Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.
    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. Universal USB Installer is a Live Linux USB Creator that allows you to choose from a selection of Linux Distributions to put on your USB Flash Drive. The Universal USB Installer is easy to use.
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    5. LiLi USB Creator is a free software for Windows that allows you to create a bootable Live USB key with a Linux on it. This software also offers an exclusive option of automatic virtualization to directly run Linux in Windows without any configuration nor installation.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.9.4, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website. The project has officially been abandonned on December, 22nd 2020 (announcement on their blog).

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    6. Optical drives are rapidly disappearing from our computers of all kinds, and consequently installing operating systems from USB flash disks is becoming increasingly popular.
    7. 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.
    8. Utility for writing raw disk images & hybrid isos to USB keys.
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    9. 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.
    10. DriveDroid allows you to boot your PC from ISO/IMG files stored on your phone. This is ideal for trying Linux distributions or always having a rescue-system on the go... without the need to burn different CDs or USB pendrives.
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