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Rufus to Windows

File size
Pete Batard/Akeo
1,3 Mb


The free software Rufus, developed for the Windows operating system, is designed to solve users' problems in terms of reinstalling the operating system. Simple and easy-to-use software helps you easily write bootable Windows media. Ease of use and Russian-language interface allows you to work with the program even unprepared users.


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License Freeware
Compatibility Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11
Supported languages English, Russian


Pros and Cons

  • Small size of the utility itself, high speed performance
  • Boot disk formatting and writing utility is constantly updated through official website
  • The interface language of Rufus USB Creator is in Russian
  • Both bios and uefi startup, grub and other linux loaders support
  • No need to install the software and it works just fine on default options
  • Quick creation of bootable ISO-images or bootable USB-disk
  • Compatible with ntfs, fat, fat32, exfat file systems
  • Quick and high quality creation of bootable flash disks with games, applications and operating systems
  • Good optimization while working with Window operating system
  • The utility does not support memory cards and CDs

More about Rufus

When working with Rufus, users do not need to delve into all the nuances of working with the software. The program itself will choose the optimal parameters by default. The user only needs to select the type of device, file image and select "Start" in the menu. The simple and accessible Rufus program has a number of useful features:

  • The ability to write a bootable drive as a disk or flash drive and modify ISO-format disk images.
  • The user-friendly interface is fully Russian-language. The program is also available in 39 other languages, which you can quickly switch in the working window.
  • The smart program can detect problematic sectors and format USB storage devices.
  • Creating bootable disks in BIOS or UEFI standard with the possibility to add patches for old BIOS versions.
  • Low system requirements and great performance.
  • The process of boot disk recording can be interrupted at will. If formatting has not had time to start, the files will still be available for viewing and editing.
  • To start working with the program you do not need to install it on your computer. It's enough to download the exe file and click the shortcut, and the menu of the working window will open automatically.

With all its triviality and low weight program Rufus is functional and available for users of any level. Free software is the leader in its segment in terms of performance and efficiency.

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