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    Linux USB Creator Alternatives

    Linux USB Creator is described as 'for Mac is the easiest way to create a live Linux USB on OS X' and is a Bootable USB Creator in the OS & Utilities category. There are nine alternatives to Linux USB Creator for Windows, Mac, Linux and PortableApps.com. Most alternatives are Bootable USB Creators and Linux Distros. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Linux USB Creator 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 May 23, 2022
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    Linux USB Creator for Mac is the easiest way to create a live Linux USB on OS X.
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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.
    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.


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

      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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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).



    6. 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.
    7. Mac Linux USB Loader is an application that allows you to create bootable USB drives containing a Linux distribution that can boot natively on Apple's Macintosh computers using their EFI system, regardless of whether or not the selected distribution has UEFI support.
    8. 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.
    9. Automatically make a live bootable usb with ease with AutoBootDisk, a open-source program
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