Open Source Win32 Disk Imager Alternatives
Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.
- - Rufus is the most popular Windows alternative to Win32 Disk Imager.
- - Rufus is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Win32 Disk Imager.
Comments about Rufus as a Alternative to Win32 Disk Imager
Can only write image to drive, not create an image from existing USB disk or SD card.0
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 & Linux alternative to Win32 Disk Imager.
Comments about balenaEtcher as a Alternative to Win32 Disk Imager
Worked great for Raspberry Pi SD Card image.8
It's very simple and doesn't take long to flash the Raspberry Pi (Micro) SD Card with the latest version of Raspbian.-1
Doesn't support creating images19
Cannot create image from drive, just write to drive from image.1
This is an "etcher" or a disk writer. Win32 Disk Imager is a reader and created the filetypes that Balena uses to write to a disk. Balena is not capable of reading from a disk to an image file.8
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...
Open-source partition and disk imaging, cloning and recovery solution with multicast support to clone 40+ computers simultaneously.
Comments about Clonezilla as a Alternative to Win32 Disk Imager
Clonezilla is more akin to Norton Ghost or other partition restoration software. Win32 is more useful for writing images to USB keys, etc.6
Can be used for PXE Boot Services-3
USBImager is a really really simple GUI application that writes compressed disk images to USB drives and creates backups.
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.
Deepin Boot Maker is a boot maker developed by Deepin Technology Team. It is simple in interface and easy to operate. It helps users to easily make deepin boot disk.
Linux Mint's USB Image Writer (mintstick) is an easy to use and dependable means of creating bootable USBs.
Comments about mintstick as a Alternative to Win32 Disk Imager
Only writes, doesn't read.0
- GNOME MultiWriter can be used to write an ISO file to multiple USB devices at once. Supported drive sizes are between 1Gb and 32Gb.
GNOME MultiWriter Features