Universal USB Installer Alternatives for Linux
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.
- - Ventoy is the most popular Linux alternative to Universal USB Installer.
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 is the most popular Mac alternative to Universal USB Installer.
Comments about balenaEtcher as a Alternative to Universal USB Installer
balenaEtcher is really the easiest program to make bootable usb sticks: you select your iso/img, you select your usb stick and you let your computer do the rest of the magic and a few minutes later you are ready to go!0
Does essentially the same thing - but a little easier to use!0
UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a cross-platform utility that can load Linux and other distributions to a partition or USB drive. It loads distributions either by downloading listed Linux and BSD like distributions, a variety of system utilities and rescue disks ISO...
Comments about UNetbootin as a Alternative to Universal USB Installer
It can create persistent bootable USBs.0
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.
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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.
Flexible and configurable USB drive multiboot solution which also supports UEFI booting.
SARDU (short for Shardana Antivirus Rescue Disk Utility) creates a multiboot all-in-one USB drive, CD or DVD for free (personal and non commercial use). Hard disks, external hard disks and all removable media are supported.
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...
ROSA Image Writer FeaturesDiscontinued
Last update was in 2016.
Startup Disk Creator (usb-creator) is an official tool to create Live USBs of Ubuntu from the Live CD or from an ISO image. The tool is included by default in all releases after Ubuntu 8.04.