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Rufus 3.11


ProsCons

Free to download and use

Support for multiple file types

Can take a while to learn

Only available for Windows

Whats New (version 3.11)

- Add Rock Ridge deep directory support

- Add an option to write small ISOs to an ESP

- Add a cheat mode (Ctrl-SELECT) to extract content from an additional zip archive on top of the ISO

- Add a cheat mode (Alt-G) to disable Virtual Hard Disk listing

- Add a cheat mode (Alt-P) to toggle a GPT ESP to Basic Data (Windows 10 only)

- Fix improper x86 32-bit NTFS driver being used for UEFI:NTFS

- Improve UEFI:NTFS compatibility with older UEFI firmwares

- Improve startup time by running the ISO download feature check in the background

- Remove Ubuntu's splash screen for persistent UEFI drives

- Enable ASLR for the Rufus executable


Full Details
GENERAL
App NameRufus
SloganCreate bootable USB drives the easy way
PublisherPete Batard
Publisher web sitehttp://pete.akeo.ie/
Release DateApril 22, 2020
Update Last 6 Month1 time(s)
UPDATE
Last Update On2020/07/28
Version3.11
File Namerufus-3.10.exe
File Size1.08MB
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Main OSWindows
Compatible WithWindows XP/Vista/7/8/10
CATEGORY
CategoryUtilities & Operating Systems
SubcategoryOther
SEQURITY
VirusTotal Flags1
VirusTotal Scan LinkCheck Scan
DOWNLOAD INFORMATION
Total Downloads13215
Downloads Last 7 Days66
PRICE And Limits
PriceFree
License ModelFree
LimitationsNot available

Rufus is special software that can be used to create bootable USB flash drives. The programme promises to be very versatile and easy to use and is available to download and use free of charge without any limitations.Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks.If you create a DOS bootable drive and use a non-US keyboard, Rufus will attempt to select a keyboard layout according to the locale of your system. In that case, FreeDOS, which is the default selection, is recommended over MS-DOS, as it supports more keyboard layouts. Rufus Free Download Latest Version for Windows PC. It is a full offline setup installer of the software.

It can be especially useful for cases where:

you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.);
you need to work on a system that doesn’t have an OS installed;
you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS;
you want to run a low-level utility.
Despite its small size, Rufus provides everything you need.

It can be especially useful for cases where:

  • you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.)
  • you need to work on a system that doesn’t have an OS installed
  • you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS
  • you want to run a low-level utility

People who are looking for a free way to make their own USB bootable drives should make sure that they take the time to put Rufus through its paces. However, it should be noted that the software is only compatible with Windows and anyone who is using a different kind of operating system will need to look for another programme to perform this task.