USBImager - Copy a Bootable ISO to USB


USBImager is an open source ISO to USB imaging tool. A GUI application designed for writing compressed disk images to USB drives. It can also be used for creating backup images of USB flash drives. This free portable image ISO to USB utility is available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux requiring no installation to the computer.

USBImager | Copying a Bootable ISO to USB

USBImager Copy Bootable ISO to USB
USBImager Copying a Bootable ISO to USB

USBImager is a simple lightweight imaging application designed for effortlessly writing disk images to and from USB drives. Similar to Balena Etcher it automatically works like manually using dd from a command line. Key features include:

  1. Open Source: Free and open for all users with an MIT license.
  2. Portable Execution: No installation required; simply extract the archives and use.
  3. Compact Imager: Extremely small in size, keeping it efficient without additional dependencies.
  4. Multilingual Interface: Minimalistic interface available in 17 languages for user convenience.
  5. System Protection: Prioritizes system safety, avoiding accidental overwrites of the system disk.
  6. Synchronized Writes: Guarantees data is written on the disk when the progress bar hits 100%.
  7. Write Verification: Verifies writing accuracy by comparing the disk to the original image.
  8. Image Compatibility: Supports a variety of disk image formats for flexibility (.img, .bin, .raw, .iso, .dd, etc.).
  9. On the Fly Reading: Capable of reading compressed images and archives in real-time (.gz, .bz2, .xz, .zst, .zip, .zzz, .tar, .cpio, .pax).
  10. USB Backup Creation: Enables users to create USB backups in both raw and ZStandard compressed formats.

Combines simplicity with powerful features, making it an efficient tool for USB drive management and system imaging.

USBImager Specifications | Official Site | Download

  • Website: Project Page
  • Developer: BZT (Baldasti Zoltan Tamas)
  • File Size: 551KB
  • License: Open Source MIT
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Downloading: You can get the Windows version of this USB Imaging tool here:
    USBImager Download

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