Bootable USB tools

Rufus

Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.

Rufus

Tool Description as in https://rufus.akeo.ie/

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WinToBootic

Make bootable USB Flash (removable) or Hard (fixed) Boot Disk. Boot Disk Source Content: Win Install Disk, WinPE, WinToGo. Boot Disk Source: ISO, DVD, Folder. Fast and Friendly.

WinToBootic

Tool Description as in http://www.wintobootic.com/

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RMPrepUSB

It’s all in one tool. Features come with cluttered interface. If you don’t know what are you doing, don’t use it. I personally do not recommend it if you want a simple bootable USB to install new operating system.

RMPrepUSB

Tool Description as in http://www.toptrix.net/2012/03/bootable-usb-making-tools-windows-linux.html

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Universal USB Installer

Specialized tool for creating bootable live Linux OS. It has predefined list of most of the Linux distributions available. Give path of ISO image and USB flash drive you want to boot from. Prepare a Live antivirus rescue disk using it. A special option for this is also given for reuse CD.

Universal-USB-Installer

Tool Description as in http://www.toptrix.net/2012/03/bootable-usb-making-tools-windows-linux.html

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YUMI

Yumi, short for Your Universal Multiboot Installer. YUMI allow you to prepare the bootable USB drive multiple operating system in one USB drive without formatting it.

YUMI

Tool Description as in http://www.toptrix.net/2012/03/bootable-usb-making-tools-windows-linux.html

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UNetbootin

UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box for you, or supply your own Linux .iso file.

UNetbootin

Tool Description as in http://unetbootin.github.io/

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LiLi

LiLi is one more software used to make bootable usb. The special feature called built-in Vitalization allow users to run the installed Linux operating system without restarting the Windows which are an exclusive feature of LiLi.

LiLi

Tool Description as in http://www.toptrix.net/2012/03/bootable-usb-making-tools-windows-linux.html

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WinSetUp From USB

When you prepare the USB drive using ‘WinSetup From USB’ you will be presented with the list of operating systems installed on the thumb drive and select the preferred operating system to boot from. This is also a tool for those who want to install multiple operating system on one USB device.

WinSetUp-From-USB

Tool Description as in http://www.toptrix.net/2012/03/bootable-usb-making-tools-windows-linux.html

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WinUSB Maker

This is more that just a bootable USB creation tool, though you can use it for that also. This is a special tool that will allow you to clone hard disk partition on your portable memory device like USB thumb drive or portable hard disk. WinUSB maker copies exact partition of your local hard disk along with the boot files and file structure.

WinUSB-Maker

Tool Description as in http://www.toptrix.net/2012/03/bootable-usb-making-tools-windows-linux.html

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XBoot

This is more than just a bootable USB maker. You can create a rescue CD or a disk having multiple operating systems or tools like antivirus rescue CD. It combines multiple tools in ISO image making it more useful than just a USB creating tool. XBoot can create ISO image from files and then write these files to USB drive for booting or installation.

XBoot

Tool Description as in http://www.toptrix.net/2012/03/bootable-usb-making-tools-windows-linux.html

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Useful Videos

Rufus and WinToBootic

Source:f&d

WinSetUp From USB

Source:Satya Flutist

YUMI

Source:Olatide

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