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    Universal USB Installer Alternatives

    Universal USB Installer is described as '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' and is a very popular Bootable USB Creator in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Universal USB Installer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Wine. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Universal USB Installer are balenaEtcher (Free, Open Source), Ventoy (Free, Open Source), UNetbootin (Free, Open Source) and YUMI (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 19, 2022
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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.
      Almost everyone thinks Rufus is a great alternative to Universal USB Installer.
    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.
      balenaEtcher vs Universal USB Installer opinions
      Almost everyone thinks balenaEtcher is a great alternative to Universal USB Installer.
      Does essentially the same thing - but a little easier to use!
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    3. 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.
    4. UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a cross-platform utility that can load Linux and other distributions to a partition or USB drive.
      Most users think UNetbootin is a great alternative to Universal USB Installer.
    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. 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.

      Almost everyone thinks MultiBootUSB is a great alternative to Universal USB Installer.
    7. 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).

    8. 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.
    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. Mac Linux USB Loader is an 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.
      Mac Linux USB Loader vs Universal USB Installer opinions
      Most users think Mac Linux USB Loader is a great alternative to Universal USB Installer.
      The Mac loader sets the USB drive to work solely on the one mac. While the other tool works on all platforms.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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