XBoot Creates Your Own Custom, Multi-Image Bootable USB Drive

Windows: If you're tired of managing five or six different live CDs for testing and troubleshooting, free program XBoot will help you merge them all onto one DVD or thumb drive, complete with a handy menu to choose between them.

I don't know about you, but I've amassed quite a few live CDs over the years that I'd like to keep, like GParted, Ophcrack, and the many flavours of Linux I have lying around. Unfortunately, they always seem to get buried under all the other CDs I have, or left at other people's houses. XBoot does away with the need for all that, creating one bootable USB drive with any ISOs you want on it.

XBoot has a simple drag-and-drop interface that lets you just throw any ISO you want into the list and burn them onto a DVD (or USB thumb drive). What's even cooler is that it has virtualization tool QEMU built-in, so you can test your drive and see what your menus will look like when you use it. It's a great app for anyone doing a lot of troubleshooting or other work requiring live, bootable media, so hit the link to check it out if you fall into that category.

XBoot is a free download for Windows only.

XBoot [via AddictiveTips]


Comments

    Just asking.....how is the different / better than UNetbootin?

    Does one do something that the other doesn't?

      OK after checking them both out i can see that xboot will run multiple OS and UNetbootin will only do one at a time.

      Only issue with xboot is that it will only take one flavour or a distro.......so if I have Mythbuntu and Ubuntu on the same stick it is a bit of a toss up which it will use. (or indeed two versions of Ubuntu)

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