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SUSE Studio ImageWriter Alternatives

SUSE Studio ImageWriter is described as 'Utility for writing raw disk images & hybrid isos to USB keys' and is a bootable usb creator in the cd/dvd tools category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SUSE Studio ImageWriter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, and Wine. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SUSE Studio ImageWriter are Ventoy, balenaEtcher, UNetbootin and YUMI.

SUSE Studio ImageWriter alternatives are mainly Bootable USB Creators but may also be Linux Distros or Disk Imaging Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SUSE Studio ImageWriter.
This page was last updated Jun 13, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

Utility for writing raw disk images & hybrid isos to USB keys.

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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. 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.

  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.

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

  5. YUMI (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.

  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.

  7. 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.


    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.

  8. LiLi USB Creator is a free software for Windows that allows you to create a bootable Live USB key with a Linux on it.


    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).

  9. USBImager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    USBImager is a really really simple GUI application that writes compressed disk images to USB drives and creates backups.

  10. 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.

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