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    Ventoy is described as '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' and is a very popular Bootable USB Creator in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Ventoy 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 Ventoy are balenaEtcher (Free, Open Source), UNetbootin (Free, Open Source), YUMI (Free, Open Source) and Universal USB Installer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 15, 2022
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    Ventoy is an open source tool to create bootable USB drive for ISO files. With ventoy, you don't need to format the...
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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 Ventoy opinions
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      PEBKACs Rufus only flashes one iso at a time. Not quite an alternative.
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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      peixepalhaco Rufus doesn't allow for multiboot as Ventoy does, and isn't available for GNU/Linux.
      Negative comment 30 days ago

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    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 Ventoy opinions
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      Etcher only flashes one iso at a time
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      peixepalhaco Although it supports Windows, GNU/Linux and macOS, it doesn't allow for multiboot, as does Ventoy.
      Negative comment 30 days ago

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    3. UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a cross-platform utility that can load Linux and other distributions to a partition or USB drive.
      UNetbootin vs Ventoy opinions
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      PEBKACs UNetbootin only flashes one iso at a time. Missed it by that much.
      Negative comment 9 months ago

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    4. 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.
      YUMI vs Ventoy opinions
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      PEBKACs Love YUMI. Simple to use and setup. Just wish it was on Linux.
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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      peixepalhaco I haven't tested it yet, but if it allows for multiboot it is the first true alternative to Ventoy that appears on this list.
      Positive comment 30 days ago

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    5. 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.


    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.

      MultiBootUSB vs Ventoy opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      peixepalhaco The project, sadly, seems to be unmaintained. The latest commit on their Github was on 2019/12/03.
      Negative comment 30 days 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. 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.
    9. Flexible and configurable USB drive multiboot solution which also supports UEFI booting.
    10. 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.

      ROSA Image Writer vs Ventoy opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      peixepalhaco Unmaintained. Last commit was on 2016/07/25.
      Negative comment 30 days ago

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