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Package ID
rufus
Version
2.18
Downloads
39616
Website
http://rufus.akeo.ie/

Summary

Create bootable USB drives from Windows and Linux images

Description

Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc. It can be especially useful for cases where: - you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.)

  • you need to work on a system that doesn’t have an OS installed
  • you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS
  • you want to run a low-level utility ## Features * Format USB, flash card and virtual drives to FAT/FAT32/NTFS/UDF/exFAT/ReFS
  • Create DOS bootable USB drives, using FreeDOS or MS-DOS
  • Create BIOS or UEFI bootable drives, including UEFI bootable NTFS
  • Create bootable drives from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, etc.)
  • Create bootable drives from bootable disk images, including compressed ones
  • Create Windows To Go drives
  • Twice as fast as Microsoft’s USB/DVD tool or UNetbootin, on ISO -> USB creation.
  • Perform bad blocks checks, including detection of “fake” flash drives
  • Compute MD5, SHA-1 and SHA-256 checksums of the selected image
  • Modern and familiar UI, with more than 35 languages natively supported
  • Small footprint. No installation required.
  • Portable
  • 100% Free Software (GPL v3) * FAQ
  • Supported ISOs screenshot

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