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Screenshot of UNetbootin 6.75, a dual installation booting app for the Windows operating system.
Free Freeware
Arpad and Geza Kovacs
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Oct 4, 2019
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Sven Sorensen

Boot Linux from a USB drive!

A review of UNetbootin by Sven Sørensen

UNetbootin is a utility allowing you to create a live, bootable Linux Distro such as Ubuntu, Redhat, Fedora, Debian, etc without having to waste a CD. It can turn a USB drive with sufficient space. The program can run on Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7, Linux and Mac OS X. It loads distros from ISO images you've downloaded from a particular site and those that you've created yourself.

Usage is simple and with Windows, you can grab an ISO, select a target drive and once done, reboot. From there, you can now run your Linux distrubition and boot from it. Make sure your BIOS settings are configured to try booting from a USB drive when present.

It works by extracting an ISO file to the USB drive and creates the proper syslinux config making your distro bootable.

UNetbootin is now available in several languages.

The list of supported Linux distributions is long, but some of the most popular are Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS (and RHEL), BSD flavours and Gentoo.

UNetbootin is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) Version 2 or above.

UNetbootin is software which can create bootable disks.

Features and highlights

  • Non-destructive install using Syslinux
  • Supports many mainstream Linux distros including CentOS, Gentoo, Ubuntu, Fedora and openSUSE
  • Supports other operating systems like FreeDOS, FreeBSD and NetBSD
  • Automatically detects mass storage devices
  • Supports LiveUSB persistence
  • Operating system can be located via ISO image or hard drive image files
  • Load custom images ISO files

UNetbootin on 32-bit and 64-bit PCs

This download is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system on a laptop or desktop PC from disk management without restrictions. UNetbootin 6.75 is available to all software users as a free download for Windows 10 PCs but also without a hitch on Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Compatibility with this dual installation booter software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of UNetbootin may be available from Arpad and Geza Kovacs.

The program was created by the developer as a freeware product, but donations for the continued development are highly appreciated. You may generally make a donation via the developer's main web site.

Filed under:
  1. UNetbootin Download
  2. Freeware Disk Management
  3. Open source and GPL software
  4. Dual Installation Booting Software
UNetbootin has been picked by our editors as excellent.
UNetbootin has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested UNetbootin 6.75 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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Download Details

System Architecture:
Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit
Size on disk:
4,833,792 B
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