5 Best Free USB Bootable Creation Software For Windows and Linux

A USB bootable creation software helps to convert any USB flash drive into a bootable OS installation medium, and it acts like the Windows installation USB drive that comes in a physical copy of Microsoft Windows purchased from the market. In the software tool you just need to select the downloaded OS file and your USB drive, after all the process is done automatically in few minutes. Almost everyone, even IT professionals, choose to setup an operating system on a computer by downloading the OS online and installing it using a USB flash drive.

According to us, the following are the best and free USB bootable creation software currently in the market:

1. Rufus

By Pete Batard, Runs on Windows 

Rufus is a utility that helps to format and create bootable USB flash drives.

2. Etcher

By balenaEtcher, Runs on Windows, Linux

Flash OS image to SD card and USB drive, safely and easily.

3.  Universal USB Installer

By Pendrivelinux.com, Runs on Windows

Universal USB Installer (UUI) is a Live Linux bootable USB creator.


By Pendrivelinux.com, Runs on Windows

YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Installer) is a USB boot tool that can be used to create a multisystem bootable USB drive.

5. UNetbootin

By HabitLab, Runs on Windows, Linux

UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Linux distributions.