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WinUSB Alternatives

WinUSB is described as 'simple tool that enable you to create your own usb stick Windows installer from an iso image or a real DVD' and is a bootable usb creator in the cd/dvd tools category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WinUSB for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Wine. The best alternative is Rufus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinUSB are balenaEtcher, UNetbootin, YUMI and Universal USB Installer.

WinUSB 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 WinUSB.
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WinUSB is a simple tool that enable you to create your own usb stick Windows installer from an iso image or a real DVD.

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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.

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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.

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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. 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.

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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.

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  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.

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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.

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  8. LiLi USB Creator is a free software for Windows that allows you to create a bootable Live USB key with a Linux on it.

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

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