Rufus Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to rufus based on common topics and language
  • GitHub repo systemd

    The systemd System and Service Manager

  • GitHub repo lutris

    Lutris desktop client in Python / PyGObject

  • Scout

    Get performance insights in less than 4 minutes. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo Fido

    A PowerShell script to download Windows retail ISOs

  • GitHub repo docs

    Hardware and software docs / wiki (by AsahiLinux)

  • GitHub repo WoeUSB-ng

    WoeUSB-ng is a simple tool that enable you to create your own usb stick windows installer from an iso image or a real DVD. This is a rewrite of original WoeUSB.

  • GitHub repo checkn1x

    Light (~50MB) images for jailbreaking iOS devices

  • GitHub repo gtkhash

    A cross-platform desktop utility for computing message digests or checksums

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better rufus alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where rufus has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-02-28.
  • Win32:/Jeefo.c (PLEASE HELP)
    Download Rufus to create the thumbdrive files. Download Link
  • OpenBSD on Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2018 (6th) booting issue | 2021-03-02
    I then tried to burn a USB (2.0, 8GB) installer with Rufus1.3. Rufus automatically made the partition scheme BIOS (or UEFI-CSM).
  • I’m trying to make a live usb for SP4 | 2021-03-01
  • How to install OS on Odroid H2 nvme | 2021-03-01
    Write the ISO to a USB stick with Rufus. Link
  • Linux !!!!
    As if you need Windows: well, if most or all your software works in Linux (check in proton, lutris, and wine) If you plan in installing Linux, I recommend burning an ISO of Linux Mint XFCE edition because it's lightweight, fast, uses my favorite DE (XFCE); and join us over at r/linuxmasterrace , r/linux4noobs and r/linuxquestions for more info
  • Formatting a USB stick
    Give Rufus a shot it might succeed. Better at error handling/restoration than Etcher.
  • Bought a built pc from a friend. Somehow despite watching him log out of everything he managed to remotely delete a ton of my stuff unknowingly. How can I make it to where he has no part in this pc at all. His new pc he built is somehow synced to this one.
  • Bios update just has solid green light, tried multiple times using multiple support threads and methods (yes i renamed the file) and it wont work :( | 2021-02-25
    Here you go:
  • Windows 10 install from usb not working. | 2021-02-24
    Or just use Rufus and let it do all the work for you and download a known verifiable ISO of whatever windows build you want straight from MS, which they don't want to offer without the fake user agent thing for some reason.
  • Help! My xbox 360 slim e for some reason wont detect my original 32 gb 3.0 kingston usb (below is a pick but its not same as mine) and ive tried even tried formatting it to fat32 through my laptop (and yes it is usb 2.0 compatible cuz it works with my laptops usb 2.0 port) anyone got solution? | 2021-02-24
    You might consider copying all of the data off it, formatting it with Rufus, then copying all the data back.
  • Creating a bootable USB to wipe an SSD
    Alternatively, you can load another operating system if you prefer. Various Linux distributions are able to be installed for use off of a flash drive. You will, however, need special software to make the installation. Rufus is good for this. Once you're booted, you can choose to wipe your drive.
  • Absolute noob that needs in installing linux mint
    Create bootable USB using Rufus or Etcher
  • Complete noob to iOS anyway I have iOS 14.3 and windows 10 pc what is the easiest/ best j/b method for me? I pad pro 2 10.5 and is there away to do it completely free because I come from rooting androids so I never paid for anything unless I wanted to donate to certain projects
    You need to download "Rufus" to flash checkra1n to your flash drive. Rufus can be found here:
  • Should I switch to Linux?
    You dont need technical knowledge to use linux. linux is very user-friendly nowadays. All you need is a linux iso (There are many linux distro so i recommend having a look and researching a bit.), iso burner software (Balena Etcher or rufus should do the job), and a 8gb usb stick.
  • How to access SSD in my PC?
    Also get Rufus ( to quickly & conveniently create the bootable USB with the install media.


Basic rufus repo stats
22 days ago

pbatard/rufus is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.