Top 13: The Best Free Tools for Creating a Bootable Windows, Linux USB Drive and All in one Utilities
If you don't have CD/DVD Drive on your computer and you need to install a new Windows, Linux or make a All in one USB so the solution is creating a bootable USB flash Drive to boot from it and starting installing OS.We have collected a collection of free software's that allow you to creating a Bootable USB Drive for easily way to install and setup Windows or Linux on your PC from USB drive.
WiNToBootic is a tiny utility that will help you create bootable USB/Flash Disks with Windows 7/8/2008/Vista/PE2/PE3. This highly convenient program makes things a lot simpler as it works with ISO 9660 (Joliet) as well as with ISO 13346 (UDF).The application focuses on speed and convenience, allowing you to write ISO images via drag and drop. Standalone portable, no installation Doesn’t support Linux .
Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
The Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool is an official freeware utility from Microsoft that allows you install Windows 7 and Windows 8 onto your computer directly from the USB flash drive or DVD. The tool requires run as administrator on the computer you are installing the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool on. Also Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 or higher.
Download Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
Rufus is a small tool that helps format and create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, EFI, etc.), such as USB keys/pen drives, memory sticks, etc. It also allow you to check the USB Drive for bad sectors, supports both 32bit and 64bit versions of windows XP, windows vista, windows 7 and windows 8. Standalone portable, no installation.
Windows 8 USB Installer Maker
Windows 8 USB Installer Maker is a free tool allows you to create a copy of your Windows 8 ISO file on a USB flash drive. Just download the ISO file and then run the Windows 8 USB Installer Maker tool. After you do this, you can install Windows 8 directly from the USB flash drive.
Download Windows 8 USB Installer Maker
Windows Bootable Image Creator v1.2
WBICreator (Windows Bootable Image Creator) is a very simple tool allows you to easily create windows OS setup bootable ISO images.Supports windows 7, windows vista and windows XP.Portable no installation.
Download Windows Bootable Image (WBI) Creator
WinToFlash is a free portable utility that allows you to create a bootable USB flash drive from a Windows XP, Windows 2003, 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and 8 installation CD or DVD. You can even use WinToFlash to create a MSDOS bootable USB drive.
RMPrepUSB is a amazing all in one tool but too much difficult for normal user this utility for advanced user.Supports all OS Install Windows 8, Server 2012, Win 7, 2K8 & Vista from multiple ISO files on the same Flash drive.
Universal USB Installer
Universal USB Installer is a tool that allows you to choose from several Linux distributions, Windows, or live Antivirus Rescue CDs or Hiren’s Boot CD to start installing from a USB flash drive.
Download Universal USB Installer
YUMI – Multiboot USB Creator (Windows)
Yumi (Your Univarsal Multiboot Installer) is a free utility from same developer Universal USB Installer but Yumi has a special feature you can installing more than one OS in same USB drive without format.
SARDU – Multiboot USB and CD or DVD Creator
SARDU is a free tool allow you to create All in One Multiboot USB or DVD/CD with more power of Rescue disk, utilities, popular Linux live distributions, all Windows installer windows xp, windows vista, windows 7, windows 8 and windows PE, Recovery Disk.
Download SARDU 18.104.22.168
Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator
Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator allows you to create a bootable USB stick on Ubuntu
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XBoot is a easy-to-use tool for creating Multiboot USB/ISO.with this utility you can make bootable Multiboot USB like Linux live CDs , Antivirus rescue CDs etc. in just few clicks. Simply drag and drop your ISO files onto XBoot and click Create ISO or Create USB.
Download Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator
WinUSB Maker is a free utility allows you to make dynamically any USB Drive / External HDD as bootable with Windows Setup.Requires .NET Framework v4.0.
Download WinUSB Maker
If you are use any other free tools easy and useful for creating bootable USB flash drives, share it with us in comment below.