Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool Alternatives

    Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool is described as 'When you purchase Windows 7 from Microsoft Store, you have the option to download an ISO file or compressed files. The Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool allows you to create a copy of your Windows 7 ISO file on a USB flash drive or a DVD' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool for Windows, PortableApps.com and Mac. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool are Universal USB Installer (Free, Open Source), LinuxLive USB Creator (Free, Open Source), WinSetupFromUSB (Free) and WinToFlash (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2020

    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 Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool.
    2. 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.
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    3. LiLi USB Creator is a free software for Windows that allows you to create a bootable Live USB key with a Linux on it. This software also offers an exclusive option of automatic virtualization to directly run Linux in Windows without any configuration nor installation.

      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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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).

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    4. 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.
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    5. WinToFlash starts a wizard that will help to make USB bootable and pull over the contents of a windows installation CD or DVD and prep the USB drive to become a replacement for the optical drive. It can also do this with your LiveCD or DOS.


    6. DiskMaker X (formerly Lion DiskMaker) is an application built with AppleScript that you can use with many versions of OS X/macOS to build a bootable drive from OS X/macOS installer program (the one you download from the App Store).
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      This tool doesn't make windows bootable drives -- it makes mac ones.
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    7. XBoot is a easy-to-use utility for creating Multiboot USB/ISO.You may have seen many bootable ISO files like Linux live CDs , Antivirus rescue CDs etc. XBoot can combine these ISO files in to one Multiboot ISO file or create Multiboot USB in just few clicks.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed since 2013. Last version, 1.0 Beta 14, released in July 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    8. FlashBoot is an ultimate tool for making bootable USB devices.
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    9. SharpBoot is a small utility for creating multiboot ISO or USB. You just need to drag-n-drop some iso files inside, and it automatically adds description and category (for supported ISO files, not shown in the screenshot). It uses Syslinux for the menu and bootloader.
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    10. WiNToBootic is free program, has the sole function of creating boot disks using ISO images. It is a standalone small and portable tool of only 600KB. Super User Friendly. Good for use where you do not have CD drive (like laptop) and have to install the OS.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.2.1, released in March 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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