Download Bootable - Best Software & Apps

  • ISO to USB

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make your USB drive bootable

    7
    313 votes
    • PROS: Quick formatting, Simple to use interface, Makes OS installs quicker than using a DVD
    • CONS: Froze our system while creating bootable ISO, No partitioner included
  • Rufus

    (Reliable USB Formatting Utility) 1.1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to create bootable USB drives

    8
    35 votes
    • PROS: Rufus is a free platform and no physical installation is needed., It will require very little memory to function properly.
    • CONS: There can be some limitations with older operating systems., Some technical knowledge will be required to use this bundle.
  • Universal USB Installer

    1.9.8.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Master Linux with Universal USB Installer

    7
    248 votes
    • PROS: Easy three stage installation., Make a bootable Linux drive., Experiment with Linux builds.
    • CONS: Potential compatibility problems.
  • A Bootable USB

    0.9.5.471

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Install Windows 7 from any USB memory stick

    6
    227 votes
    • PROS: Procedure is explained well, Formats and prepares the USB memory stick, Two input devices
    • CONS: Some errors when formatting the pen drive
  • TestDisk

    6.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful repairing tool for disk partitions

    8
    247 votes
    • PROS: Recovers lost partitions, Rebuilds boot sectors
    • CONS: No graphical interface, Not suitable for less experienced users
  • Acronis True Image

    2.6571

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    File and system disk imaging backup and restore

    7
    296 votes
    • PROS: Helpful wizard, Fast, detailed action process, Instantly restore your machine and OS, Backup Outlook data and media files, Create bootable recovery CDs, Create and resize Secure Zone on your PC
    • CONS: Long installation process, Doesn’t handle multiple tasks
  • Windows Hotfix Downloader

    7.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows and Office updates: free and easy

    6
    40 votes
    • PROS: Downloads Windows and Office updates, Backs up the drivers, Many advanced features, You can download language packs, You can create a bootable flash drive
    • CONS: Slow at first, Usability can be improved
  • Windows Defender Offline

    Beta (32 bits) 4.4.304.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft antivirus program bootable from CD or USB

    7
    81 votes
    • PROS: It is Microsoft Security Essentials for USB, It can be updated periodically, Efficient and easy to use
    • CONS: No translations yet, It must be updated externally
  • Partition Table Doctor

    3.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete package for hard disk data recovery and partition recovery

    6
    65 votes
    • PROS: Handy set of tools to manage partitions, Lets you create bootable CD and emergency disks, Very well documented
    • CONS: Plain interface
  • Windows Bootable Image Creator

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make A Bootable Windows Installation Image, Without Fuss Or Muss.

    7
    42 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Fairly fast, Compatible with popular OSes, Creates standard ISO files
    • CONS: Limited OS options, Setup files required, Doesn't burn CDs or DVDs, Few features
  • Partition Wizard Bootable CD

    5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Work with partitions without using the operating system

    8
    39 votes
    • WinBuilder

      075 Beta 6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Software utilities program for Windows

      6
      17 votes
      • Bart's PE Builder

        3.1.10

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create a bootable Windows CD-ROM or DVD

        7
        98 votes
        • Netgear Genie

          2.4.22

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac
          Windows
          Android
          iPhone

          Free application to manage home and business Internet networks

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Users will not have to pay to download this application, Multiple different functions can be monitored simultaneously
          • CONS: Will not act as a network firewall, There is no version available for Windows systems
        • BootDisk2BootStick

          0.10

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Turn your USB disk into a bootable drive

          3
          14 votes
          • Super Fdisk Bootable CD

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A free Productivity program for Windows

            9
            7 votes
            • Bootable USB Replicator

              0.2.0000

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Bootable USB Replicator can create bootable image of your USB drive

              4
              5 votes
              • Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper

                Beta (32 bits) 1.0.856.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Bootable virus and malware removal tool from Microsoft

                6
                29 votes
                • PROS: Save to CD or USB, or create ISO image, Simple interface, Antivirus database can be updated
                • CONS: Can take a while to download
              • EASEUS Todo Backup

                10.6

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                Create backup copies of drives and partitions for free

                7
                48 votes
                • PROS: Nice interface design, Creates backup copies, restores copies, clones drives, Easy to use and well documented, Free
                • CONS: Basic knowledge about disk partitions required
              • Free Create-Burn ISO

                2.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                The easiest way to burn DVDs and create ISO files

                4
                3 votes
                • PROS: Creates and burns ISO files, Can create bootable discs, Low memory consumption, Perfect for beginners
                • CONS: No advanced features
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