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    Mtools Alternatives

    Mtools is described as 'collection of utilities to access MS-DOS disks from GNU and Unix without mounting them. It supports Win'95 style long file names, OS/2 Xdf disks and 2m disks (store up to 1992k on a high density 3 1/2 disk)' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are 2 alternatives to Mtools for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is Makebootfat, which is both free and Open Source.

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2014

    1. This utility creates a bootable FAT filesystem and populates it with files and boot tools. It is mainly designed to create bootable USB and Fixed disk for the AdvanceCD project.
    2. The dosfstools package includes the mkdosfs (aka mkfs.dos and mkfs.vfat) and dosfsck (aka fsck.msdos and fsck.vfat) utilities, which respectively make and check MS-DOS FAT filesystems on hard drives or on floppies.
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