Rufus for Windows

Rufus is a free and open-source portable application for Microsoft Windows that can be used to format and create bootable USB flash drives or Live USBs.

Rufus is a tool for Windows that lets you create several different kinds of bootable devices from external drives such as USB pen drives and SD cards. Its versatility makes it possible to both format a drive and install Linux, Windows and even FreeDOS disk images, integrated in the tool.

Among the partition types that can be created are Syslinux, ReactOS, Grub, UEFI: NTFS and the aforementioned FreeDOS. Thanks to this, it’s possible to install Linux distributions and images for use in devices like a Raspberry Pi. You can even create Windows installations from the ISO image.

Rufus is an incredibly useful program for creating bootable drives or operating system installers. Plus, it’s surprisingly fast when it comes to processing the tasks it performs.

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