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WinSetupFromUSB Alternatives for Linux

WinSetupFromUSB is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Ventoy, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to WinSetupFromUSB and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to WinSetupFromUSB are balenaEtcher, UNetbootin, MultiBootUSB and WoeUSB.

WinSetupFromUSB alternatives are mainly Bootable USB Creators but may also be Linux Distros. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WinSetupFromUSB.
This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

WinSetupFromUSB is a Windows program, which prepares multiboot USB flash or fixed disk to install any Windows versions...

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  1. 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.

  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.

  3. UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a cross-platform utility that can load Linux and other distributions to a partition or USB drive.

    Most users think UNetbootin is a great alternative to WinSetupFromUSB.
  4. 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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    Multiply system on USB! Simple usable interface.

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  5. 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.

  6. Flexible and configurable USB drive multiboot solution which also supports UEFI booting.

  7. 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.


    Last update was in 2016.

  8. MultiSystem is an awesome Linux tool for creating multiboot USB drives, developed by François Fabre (

  9. SUSE Studio ImageWriter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Utility for writing raw disk images & hybrid isos to USB keys.

  10. mintstick

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Linux Mint

    Linux Mint's USB Image Writer (mintstick) is an easy to use and dependable means of creating bootable USBs.

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