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Install Disk Creator Alternatives

Install Disk Creator is described as 'simplifies creating a bootable OS X installer' and is a bootable usb creator in the cd/dvd tools category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Install Disk Creator for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and Android. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Install Disk Creator are UNetbootin, Clonezilla, dd and MiniTool ShadowMaker.

Install Disk Creator 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 Install Disk Creator.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

Install Disk Creator simplifies creating a bootable OS X installer.

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

    Welcome screen


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

    Choices to save or restore partition or disk in clonezilla
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    dd

    • 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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  5. MiniTool ShadowMaker is a backup software for Windows and provides enterprise-level backup. It backs up OS, individual files and folders, disks and partitions to storage devices for file protection with two methods - backup and sync; both support auto backup.

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    DriveDroid

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    DriveDroid allows you to boot your PC from ISO/IMG files stored on your phone.

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  7. WinUSB - multiboot icon

    WinUSB - multiboot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Choose USB flash drive.
  8. DiskMaker X icon

    DiskMaker X

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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).

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  9. AutoBootDisk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Automatically make a live bootable usb with ease with AutoBootDisk, a open-source program

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  10. DMClone icon

    DMClone

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Donemax offers 100% safe, powerful and easy-to-use data recovery software, data erasure software, disk clone software and other utilities for Windows and Mac OS.

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