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Win32 Disk Imager Alternatives for Mac

Win32 Disk Imager is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is balenaEtcher, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Win32 Disk Imager and 14 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Win32 Disk Imager are Clonezilla, UNetbootin, ApplePi-Baker v2 and USBImager.

Win32 Disk Imager alternatives are mainly Bootable USB Creators but may also be Disk Imaging Tools or Disk Cloning Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Win32 Disk Imager.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

A utility that can write a raw backup image of your hard drive to a removable device or vice versa.

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  1. 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.

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    Worked great for Raspberry Pi SD Card image.

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    It's very simple and doesn't take long to flash the Raspberry Pi (Micro) SD Card with the latest version of Raspbian.

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    Doesn't support creating images

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    Cannot create image from drive, just write to drive from image.

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    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.

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    not capable of making backups from USB drive. Can only write image to drive, not the oposite

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  2. Clonezilla is a free software disaster recovery, disk cloning and deployment solution.

    Choices to save or restore partition or disk in clonezilla
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    Clonezilla is more akin to Norton Ghost or other partition restoration software. Win32 is more useful for writing images to USB keys, etc.

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    Can be used for PXE Boot Services

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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.

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  4. Restore/Backup Utility, initially intended for Raspberry Pi users, but very suitable for all SD cards and external disks.

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    Creates backup images from usb, and restores images to create backup copy. Simple UI, works exactly as required. Seems to use unix dd command to make disk duplicate.

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    USBImager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    USBImager is a really really simple GUI application that writes compressed disk images to USB drives and creates backups.

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  6. Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office is a software product produced by Acronis that provides data protection including, backup, archive, access and recovery for Microsoft, macOS, iOS and Android operating systems.

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    ROSA Image Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Deepin Boot Maker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Raspberry Pi Imager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspbian

    Use Raspberry Pi Imager for an easy way to install Raspberry Pi OS and other operating systems to an SD card ready to use with your Raspberry Pi.

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    KDE ISO Image Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Write an ISO Image to a USB Disk.

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