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balenaEtcher

A free and open-source utility used for writing image files such as .iso and .img files, as well as zipped folders onto storage media to create live SD cards and USB flash drives

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Overview

Etcher is a OS image flasher built with web technologies, a utility used for writing image files such as .iso and .img files, as well as zipped folders onto storage media to create live SD cards and USB flash drives. It protects from accidentally writing to hard-drives and ensures every byte of data was written correctly. It can flash directly Raspberry Pi devices that support the usbboot protocol.

Etcher was developed using the Electron framework. balenaEtcher was originally called Etcher, but its name was changed on October 29, 2018 when Resin.io changed its name to Balena.

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Platform

 

Social

System Requirements

#Minimum
1Linux (most distros); macOS 10.10 (Yosemite) and later; Microsoft Windows 7 and later; See Notes for more info.

Ratings

Aggregate
3.96 
 5

FileHorse
x32 bit Windows
6.9 
 10
based on 28 reviews
MacUpdate
macOS
5 
 5
based on 3 reviews
Softonic
macOS
8 
 10
based on 10 reviews
Softonic
Windows
8 
 10
based on 66 reviews
Softonic
Windows
7 
 10
based on 30 reviews
Softpedia
Portable Windows
3.7 
 5
based on 9 reviews
Softpedia
Windows
3.9 
 5
based on 23 reviews
TechSpot4.1 
 5
based on 45 reviews

Developer

Balena Inc.

Written in

JavaScript, HTML, CSS, C++

Initial Release

12 May 2017

License

Apache v2

Alternatives

Live USB Creator
Rufus  


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