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Rufus is a small utility, which can format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys or pen drives, and memory sticks.

Rufus is useful in the following scenarios:

  • If you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs for Windows, Linux, and UEFI.
  • If you need to work on a system without an OS installed.
  • If you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS.
  • If you need to run a low-level utility.

Rufus can work with the following* ISOs: Arch Linux, Archbang, BartPE/pebuilder, CentOS, Damn Small Linux, Fedora, FreeDOS, Gentoo, gNewSense, Hiren's Boot CD, LiveXP, Knoppix, Kubuntu, Linux Mint, NT Password Registry Editor, OpenSUSE, Parted Magic, Slackware, Tails, Trinity Rescue Kit, Ubuntu, Ultimate Boot CD, Windows XP (SP2 or later), Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.

*This list is not exhaustive.

Supported Languages include: Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Ceština, Dansk, Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Hrvatski, Italiano, Latviešu, Lietuviu, Magyar, Nederlands, Norsk, Polski, Português, Português do Brasil, Româna, Slovensky, Slovenšcina, Srpski, Suomi, Svenska, and Türkçe.

Title: Rufus 2.18
Filename: rufus-2.18.exe
File size: 945KB (967,800 bytes)
Requirements: Windows (All Versions)
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Open Source
Date added: November 7, 2017
Author: Pete Batard
MD5 Checksum: D48615FA37605E2F53162F1D7021D937

Ensure that the same drive is reselected on device refresh.
Add a cheat mode to cycle the USB port of currently selected device.
Make lookup for updatable .cfg file more generic (e.g. ESET SysRescue).
Fix handling of multiextent ISOs (e.g. BlackArch Linux).
Fix propagation of image decompression errors.
Update grub4dos to latest.