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YUMI is described as '(Your Universal Multiboot Installer), is the successor to our MultibootISOs. It can be used to create a Multiboot Bootable USB Flash Drive containing multiple operating systems, antivirus utilities, disc cloning, diagnostic tools, and more' and is a very popular bootable usb creator in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to YUMI 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 YUMI are Ventoy, balenaEtcher, UNetbootin and MultiBootUSB.

YUMI 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 YUMI.
This page was last updated Jun 13, 2022
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YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Installer), is the successor to our MultibootISOs. It can be used to create a Multiboot...

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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.

    Rufus vs YUMI opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Rufus is still a legitimate alternative to YUMI, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    it really works but other apps not allways

    Top positive comment  over 5 years ago
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    Rufus alone doesn't, but used with the ISO by Multisystem allow to multiboot from an USB device.

    Top positive comment  over 2 years ago
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    pereiradorogerio

    It doesn't create Multiboot USB drives, it just creates one USB boot drive, with just one iso file.

    Top negative comment  about 1 year ago
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    Great utility, but no multiboot support

    Negative comment over 1 year ago
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    cy6ernauti1us

    Only writes ISO images to flash drives. Cannot create a multi-booting flash drive.

    Negative comment almost 2 years ago
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    Rufus does not do multi-boot configurations

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    whole point of Yumi is the multi-boot. Rufus doesn't offer this

    Negative comment almost 3 years ago
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  2. Ventoy is an open source tool to create bootable USB drive for ISO files. With ventoy, you don't need to format the disk again and again, you just need to copy the iso file to the USB drive and boot it.

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    can multiboot almost any iso/wim/ima file

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    arammys

    Open Source, easy to use and excellent on his job

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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    dgasaway

    Very easy to add or remove boot images.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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  3. 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.

    balenaEtcher vs YUMI opinions
    This alternative is disputed. balenaEtcher is still a legitimate alternative to YUMI, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Does not do multiple os boots on one drive

    Negative comment about 5 years ago
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    App works great but cannot make multi boot.

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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    balenaEtcher has no multi boot option.

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

    UNetbootin vs YUMI opinions
    This alternative is disputed. UNetbootin is still a legitimate alternative to YUMI, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Does not allow for multiboot options

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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    pereiradorogerio

    It doesn't create Multiboot USB drives, it just creates one USB boot drive, with just one iso file.

    Negative comment about 1 year ago
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  5. MultiBootUSB is a software to create multi boot live Linux on a removable media i.e USB disk. It is similar to UNetbootin but many distros can be installed, provided you have enough space on the disk.

    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 9.2.0, released in April 2018, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

    MultiBootUSB vs YUMI opinions
    Almost everyone thinks MultiBootUSB is a great alternative to YUMI.

    Works in BOTH Linux and Windows and linux. and is truly Multiboot with a menu

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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  6. 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.

    Universal USB Installer vs YUMI opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Universal USB Installer is still a legitimate alternative to YUMI, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Universal USB Installer is to make a one distro usb and yumi is multiboot

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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  7. WoeUSB is a simple tool that enable you to create your own usb stick windows installer from an iso image or a real DVD. It is a fork of Congelli501 s WinUSB.

  8. Flexible and configurable USB drive multiboot solution which also supports UEFI booting.

    Easy2Boot vs YUMI opinions
    Most users think Easy2Boot is a great alternative to YUMI.

    Full UEFI Support Baked-In

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  9. WinSetupFromUSB is a Windows program, which prepares multiboot USB flash or fixed disk to install any Windows versions since 2000/XP, boot various Linux and *BSD flavors, as well as many Windows, Linux, DOS based and other utilities. Since version 1.

  10. ROSA Image Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Optical drives are rapidly disappearing from our computers of all kinds, and consequently installing operating systems from USB flash disks is becoming increasingly popular.

    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2016.

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