UNetbootin Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to UNetbootin for Mac if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Mac alternative is Small balenaEtcher iconbalenaEtcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 43 alternatives to UNetbootin and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to UNetbootin are Small dd icondd (Free, Open Source), Small Deepin Boot Maker iconDeepin Boot Maker (Free, Open Source), Small ROSA Image Writer iconROSA Image Writer (Free, Open Source) and Small DiskMaker X iconDiskMaker X (Free).

Cross-platform tool to create bootable Live USB drives with built-in downloader for Linux ISO images and rescue disks. If you're looking for more info about UNetbootin like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 2/2/2020 4:00:00 PM

Alternatives to UNetbootin for Mac with any license

  • balenaEtcher

    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. FEATURES - Validated Burning - No more writing images on corrupted cards and wondering why your device isn't booting. - Hard Drive Friendly - Makes drive selection obvious to avoid wiping your entire hard-drive - Beautiful Interface - Who said burning SD cards has to be an eyesore.

    • I have a 64GB USB key, and UNetbootin kept insisting on creating an odd FAT32 partition that always failed to boot properly. Also, Windows and Mac had trouble identifying and/or reading it. Etcher worked the first time. No confusing setup options, just select the .iso and burn. Simple like it should be! Guest • Mar 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Doing a Arch bootable key was a nightmare on a Mac with UNetbootin, no way to make it working. With Etcher one try and it was perfectly ok :) Guest • Jul 2016 • 6 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very simple and effective, creates a bootable USB key almost in a single click (very unusual considering everyone is struggling with UNetbootin since many years!) Guest • Jun 2018 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Works on more operating systems. Better language support. Truly open source and free. onesnappOct 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Actually seems to work under OS X unlike Unetbootin now cemagrJan 2017 • 9 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very simple, great interface, Awesome! :) bl4ckf4llApr 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Etcher combines the universality of UNetbootin with the functionality of Rufus and adds an incredible and simple interface. ATShields934Aug 2016 • 5 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • dd

    dd, that stands for ‘data duplicator’, is a command-line utility for Unix mainly used for copying and converting data. This tool can be used for: • Backing up and restoring an entire hard drive or a partition. • Copy regions of raw device files like backing up MBR (master boot record). • Converting data formats like ASCII to EBCDIC. • Converting lowercase to uppercase and vice versa. • Creating files with fixed size.

    • For the user who said that it's not for burning ISO, it's wrong. PERCE_NEIGEFeb 2020 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • There's more to creating a bootable USB drive than moving blocks of bits. Guest • Jul 2018 • 6 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • its not a burning iso software.. Guest • Apr 2018 • 3 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's easier than GUI if you won't deal with UEFI stuff Guest • May 2017 • 8 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not a full-featured GUI-application like the rest, but way more flexible, versatile and reliable for more tech-savvy users. Guest • Sep 2016 • 5 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • ROSA Image Writer

    Optical drives are rapidly disappearing from our computers of all kinds, and consequently installing operating systems from USB flash disks is becoming increasingly popular. ISO images of the ROSA Linux distribution were originally intended for burning to DVD disks, but they can as well be written to flash disks which would allow you to boot from them and launch the Live system or start installation.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • DiskMaker X

    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). As soon as you launch the application, it tries to find the OS X Install program with Spotlight. Then, it proposes to build a bootable install disk and make it look as nice as possible.

    Free Mac

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  • UUByte ISO Editor

    UUByte ISO Editor is a full ISO toolkit for burning, creation, extracting and editing. Powered by a simple user interface, it is quite easy to make a bootable USB or DVD in a few clicks.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • iSeePassword WizISO

    Edit Your ISO File with 5 Core Functions: • Burn: Make a bootable USB or DVD/CD with ISO file easily! • Extract: Directly Open and extract everything from an ISO file to your computer. • Create: Abilty to create ISO file from files, folders, program, disks and partitions, back up your data with ISO. • Edit: Allowed to edit a bootable ISO file, such as add file, export, rename or delete, then save as a new bootable ISO file without getting errors.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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