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Mac Linux USB Loader Alternatives

Mac Linux USB Loader is described as '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' and is a bootable usb creator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mac Linux USB Loader for Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Linux Mint. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mac Linux USB Loader are balenaEtcher, UNetbootin, Universal USB Installer and LinuxLive USB Creator.

Mac Linux USB Loader alternatives are mainly Bootable USB Creators but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Mac Linux USB Loader.
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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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    Most users think Rufus is a great alternative to Mac Linux USB Loader.
  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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    Almost everyone thinks UNetbootin is a great alternative to Mac Linux USB Loader.
  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.

    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    The program seems to be no longer updated.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. mintstick

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux Mint

    Linux Mint's USB Image Writer (mintstick) is an easy to use and dependable means of creating bootable USBs.

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    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.

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    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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    • GNOME MultiWriter can be used to write an ISO file to multiple USB devices at once. Supported drive sizes are between 1Gb and 32Gb.
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  9. 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.

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