In bygone days, if you wish to install an operating system to your PC or to create a rescue disc for the same, you would need to burn the operating system into CD or DVD. Glad and thankful for speed of our technological innovations, we can now use USB flash drives and pen drives to get the operating system easily installed to your PC. To make it bootable, you must have a Bootable Software. We have gathered the Top 5 Best Bootable USB Creator Softwares to choose from which will serve as your quick start guide.
Rufus (Reliable USB Formatting Utility) is the best and the fastest open-source software. It is a portable utility designed to format and create bootable USB flash drives. It works way better than any other apps when it comes to forming a bootable Windows USB drives. Rufus does not really require an install, you can simply run it directly from the portable exe file. The tool automatically detects the USB drive and offers to make a bootable drive using MSDOS, ISO and DD images. It supports multiple file system that includes FAT, FAT32, NTFS, UDF, and ExFAT. It also has the capability to detect bad sectors in the drive before writing files to a USB.
Not only Windows, Rufus is also capable of making Ubuntu bootable devices. The great thing about Rufus is that it has lots of advanced features that can create a Windows bootable drive as it allows you to create bootable USB media for both GPT and MPR Partition schemes. What makes it more outstanding is that it can create bootable USB for every operating system including Linux, Windows 7, 8, 10 and you can certainly use it to flash BIOS, firmware, and run low-level utilities.