Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives.
Use either Visual Studio 2019 (version 16.0 or later with SDK 10.0.18362 installed) or MinGW and
then invoke the
Rufus is an OSI compliant Open Source project. You are entitled to download and use the freely available Visual Studio Community Edition to build, run or develop for Rufus. As per the Visual Studio Community Edition license, this applies regardless of whether you are an individual or a corporate user.
Rufus provides extensive information about what it is doing, either through its easily accessible log, or through the Windows debug facility.
Please use the GitHub issue tracker for reporting problems or suggesting new features.
(1) Tests carried out with a 16 GB USB 3.0 ADATA pen drive on a Core 2 duo/4 GB RAM platform running Windows 7 x64.
|Name of tool||Version||Time|
|Windows USB/DVD Download Tool||v1.0.30||8 mins 10s|
|UNetbootin||v18.104.22.168||6 mins 20s|
|Rufus||v1.1.0||3 mins 25s|