Rufus is an incredibly useful tool for formatting USB flash disks and creating bootable drives. It's incredibly easy to use and offers a variety of options for partitioning, system type, and file system type. The built-in scanning feature is also great for identifying bad sectors and the quick and advanced format modes make it easy to customize your format to suit your needs. Highly recommended!
The 3.21 version of Rufus is available as a free download on our software library. This free software is a product of akeo.ie. The most recent installation package that can be downloaded is 1 MB in size.
The most frequent installation filenames for the program include: update.exe, rufus-3.3.exe, rufus-3.11.exe, rufus-3.10.exe and rufus-3.1.exe etc. Rufus lies within System Utilities, more precisely HDD Management. Rufus was developed to work on Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or Windows 11 and is compatible with 32-bit systems. The most popular versions of the program are 3.9, 3.6 and 3.5. Our antivirus analysis shows that this download is safe.
From the developer:
Rufus is a tiny utility that helps you format and create bootable USB flash drives. It can accept installation files from bootable ISO images of Windows, Linux, DOS, and UEFI compatible operating systems. This program provides a single window where all the settings are given; you can select the target USB, partition scheme, BIOS/UEFI, file system, etc.
You may want to check out more software, such as Croc 2, which might be related to Rufus.
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