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o Version 2.1 (2015.03.23)
Add 32 bit support to UEFI:NTFS boot
Add standalone UEFI:NTFS boot installation, in advanced mode
Add Vietnamese translation, courtesy of thanhtai2009
Disable support for ISOs that don't report their GRUB version (looking at you Kaspersky!)
Fix broken Windows UEFI installation when using GPT/NTFS
Fix creation of 32 bit UEFI Windows 10 installation flash drives
Other improvements
o Version 2.0 (2015.03.03)
Major UI improvements (improved font, new info field, no separate progress dialog, etc.)
Add support for Windows To Go (if Rufus is running on Windows 8 or later)
Add support for Grub4DOS and GRUB 2 based images (e.g. FreeNAS)
Add portable application support, through a 'rufus.ini' file
Add native decompression support for DD images (.Z, .gz, .lzma, .bz2 and .xz)
Add seamless UEFI boot of NTFS partitions, for Windows ISOs with large files (>4GB)
Add support for Windows multipart 'install.swm'
Add support for non Microsoft VHD drivers
Add Norwegian translation, courtesy of JED
Fix a crash on image selection when no device is present
Fix broken VHD support for non-English version of Windows
Fix write error for DD images that are not a multiple of the sector size
Fix broken Unicode support
Update embedded Syslinux to 6.03
Other improvements and fixes
o Version 1.4.12 (2014.11.09) [BUGFIX RELEASE]
Fix support for Red Hat 7 and CentOS 7
Fix support for Debian 7.x
Fix default listing of Mushkin Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 drives
Fix Czech translation, courtesy of Jakub Moc
Update Windows version listing for Windows 10
o Version 1.4.11 (2014.11.04)
Add Czech translation, courtesy of Richard Kahl
Add Ukrainian translation, courtesy of VKS
Fix formatting of drives with a large sector size (2K, 4K)
Fix UEFI boot for Tails and other Syslinux/EFI based ISOs
Fix listing of devices when all 26 drive letters are in use
Add a minimize button and minor UI changes
Other improvements
o Version 1.4.10 (2014.08.15)
Fix a crash when scanning disk images with no USB drive plugged
Fix default detection of some OCZ flash drives
Improve Syslinux 6.x support (for Tails 1.x and other ISOs)
Improve disk image handling (refresh partitions, remount drive, etc.)
Other fixes and improvements
o Version 1.4.9 (2014.06.08) [BUGFIX RELEASE]
Fix listing of drives for Windows XP and Windows Vista (reported by Alex Andrews)
o Version 1.4.8 (2014.06.03)
Add KolibriOS ISO support
Add Arabic translation, courtesy of عمر الصمد
Add Croatian translation, courtesy of Dario Komar
Add Danish translation, courtesy of Jens Hansen
Add Latvian translation, courtesy of Aldis Tutins
Add Portuguese Brazilian translation, courtesy of Chateaubriand Vieira Moura
Allow the use of VHDs as DD image source (fixed disk/uncompressed only)
Report the detected USB speed in the log
Fix a long standing issue when launching Rufus using Far Manager
Fix support for pure UEFI bootable disk images
Fix detection for some Buffalo, Lacie, Samsung, Toshiba and Verbatim drives
Various other fixes and improvements
o Version 1.4.7 (2014.04.22)
Add VHD support as a target, courtesy of Scott
Add ReFS support (only for Windows 8.1 or later and only for fixed drives)
Add a cheat mode to force the use of DD image writing for dual ISOs
Add Japanese translation, courtesy of Chantella Jackson
Add Slovak translation, courtesy of martinco78
Add Swedish translation, courtesy of Sopor
Improve the display of filesizes when copying content
Fix FAT32 cluster transitions
Fix unpartitioned drives not always being listed
Fix bad blocks report
o Version 1.4.6 (2014.03.17)
Display USB size in the dropdown list
Add Bulgarian translation, courtesy of Krasimir Nevenov
Improve checkbox handling in the UI and fix UDF/exFAT formatting issues
Fix replacement of obsolete vesamenu.c32 (reported by Liang)
Fix an issue that could prevent the download of files from the Rufus website
Fix untimely libcdio messages when processing Rock-Ridge ISOs (such as Ubuntu)
Other fixes
o Version 1.4.5 (2014.02.27) [BUGFIX RELEASE]
Fix detection of fixed drives (reported by dominiquesb)
o Version 1.4.4 (2014.02.26)
Add *uncompressed* Disk Image support (FreeBSD, FreeNAS, etc.)
Add right-to-left language support
Add an alert when multiple partitions are about to be erased
Add (unofficial) NTFS Compression support
Add Finnish translation, courtesy of Riku Brander
Ignore failure on ISO autorun.inf creation, to keep dumb security applications happy
Improve hotplug detection
Improve Syslinux v5+ support (requires an internet connection to download extra files)
Fix support for latest gparted, ArchLinux, and other Syslinux v5+ based ISOs
Fix detection for Toshiba drives (again)
Fix UDF Unicode support
o Version 1.4.3 (2014.01.21) [BUGFIX RELEASE]
Fix format operation not starting on Windows XP (reported by ank91)
o Version 1.4.2 (2014.01.18)
Add USB Attached SCSI (UAS) support
Add ReactOS support
Add NTFS UEFI support, for targets that can support it
Add insertion detection for USB memory card readers
Add retry when writing ISO files... again
Add Chinese (Simplified) translation, courtesy of 佚名
Add Indonesian translation, courtesy of Abe Akatsuki
Add Malay translation, courtesy of Muhammad Aman
Add Portuguese (Portugal) translation, courtesy of Fernando Baptista
Speed up boot record cleanup, for slow drives
Improve initial locale detection
Save user selected locale between sessions
Always use English locale in the log, where possible
Fix detection for some SanDisk, Kingston, HP and Toshiba drives
Fix a potential issue with drive letter assignation
Various other fixes and improvements
o Version 1.4.1 (2013.12.05) [BUGFIX RELEASE]
Fix broken Syslinux support (reported by ank91)
Add Slovenian support, courtesy of Matej Horvat
o Version 1.4.0 (2013.12.02)
Add localization support, with native integration for the following languages:
- Chinese (Traditional), courtesy of 佚
- Dutch, courtesy of Roberto Pino
- French, courtesy of myself ("Je vais me gêner !")
- German, courtesy of Thilo Langbein
- Greek, courtesy of Konstantinos and Nikolaos Margaritis
- Hungarian, courtesy of georg1136
- Italian, courtesy of bovirus
- Korean, courtesy of 나두야간다
- Lithuanian, courtesy of Gintaras Venslovas
- Polish, courtesy of Piotr Halama
- Romanian, courtesy of Gîrlea Alexandru
- Russian, courtesy of Кирилл Иванов
- Spanish, courtesy of José Pineda
- Turkish, courtesy of Mehmetali Kuran
- More to come, more wanted! See http://rufus.akeo.ie/translations
Add "smart" detection of USB HDD vs USB Flash Drive
Add retry when writing ISO files
Add detection and display of VID:PID for the target device (in the log)
Updated Syslinux to v4.0.7
Fixed some issues with DOS localization
Fixed FAT32 formatting for large and GPT disks
Fixed support for Ubuntu, Scientific Linux, unofficial Windows and other ISOs
Various other fixes and improvements
o Version 1.3.4 (2013.07.15)
Syslinux v5 support (NEW)
UDF formatting support (NEW - Vista and later only)
More drive handling improvements, to avoid "Could not open media" errors
Fixed support for ISOs containing files larger than 4GB
Fixed elevation request for unprivileged users
Fixed download of c32 files into the application directory
Better compression algorithm for the executable
Other bug fixes and improvements (spelling, UI, etc.)
o Version 1.3.3 (2013.06.10)
Drive handling and hotplug detection overhaul
Add support for raw/unpartitioned drives
Add (limited) commandline support, to specify the ISO image to open
Add option to list fixed/unpartitioned drives, in the advanced options
Fix broken detection of unsupported ISO images
Don't assume C: to be the drive letter for DOS
Various other fixes and improvements
o Version 1.3.2 (2013.01.27)
Fix support for newer ArchLinux ISOs, that was removed in 1.3.1
Add support for UEFI boot, as well as GPT. What this means is that Rufus can
now produce UEFI bootable UFDs from EFI compatible ISOs, such as Windows 7 x64,
Windows 8, ArchLinux, etc.
The first partition is now always aligned to 1MB (unless advanced options are used)
Internal refactoring and fixes
o Version 1.3.1 (2013.01.09)
Fix Windows XP ISO support, that was broken in 1.3.0
Drop support for newer ArchLinux ISOs - this will be fixed in 1.3.2
Indicate which of FAT32 or Large FAT32 will be used as well as Partition Scheme
Various internal fixes
o Version 1.3.0 (2012.12.16)
FAT32 format support for >32GB drives
Based on fat32format from Ridgecrop Consultants Ltd:
http://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/index.htm?fat32format.htm
Automated update check
Relax ISO9660 compliance for Arch Linux images
Add support for VMWare ESXi 5.1 ISO images
Update Syslinux to v4.0.6 and libcdio to v0.90
Miscellaneous UI improvements and fixes
o Version 1.2.0 (2012.06.04)
Single version of Rufus, that includes FreeDOS support always
Add a toggleable advanced options panel
Add bare Syslinux installation for (FAT partitions only)
Add taskbar progress (Windows 7 or later)
Integrate logging output in the application
Fixes unavailable boot option when an empty card reader is plugged (reported by TheHive)
Works around the use of non-ISO compliant LiveXP images (reported by TheHive)
Various other bugfixes and improvements
o Version 1.1.7 (2012.04.06):
Fixes wrong bootable disk ID introduced in 1.1.6 (reported by Jeff Byers)
Fixes support for minint WinPE 1.x images
o Version 1.1.6 (2012.03.27):
Add ISO support for Windows XP (SP2 or later), Windows 2003 and BartPE
o Version 1.1.5 (2012.03.12):
Fixes detection of devices without friendly name (reported by rschiang)
Fixes support of WinPE/AIK ISO images (reported by Dmitry Sokolov)
Fixes no disk at launch with empty card readers (reported by ChrisR
Add download of vesamenu.c32 for ISOs that need it
o Version 1.1.4 (2012.03.03):
Fixes ISO support for directories with extended characters (reported by ChrisR)
Fixes bad blocks test issues (reported by steve6375)
Read extended labels from autorun.inf when present
Update FreeDOS files to latest versions
o Version 1.1.3 (2012.02.24):
Fixes an issue on XP when using Windows ISOs (reported by wimb)
Disable listing of fixed drives (eg. HDDs)
Add 'fake' USB drive detection during bad blocks check
o Version 1.1.2 (2012.02.22):
Fixes ISO support for Fedora, openSUSE and Hiren's Boot CD
Add icon and extended/international label support
o Version 1.1.1 (2012.02.16):
ISO image support (syslinux) - targeted at Linux installation ISOs
ISO fixes and UI improvements
o Version 1.1.0 (2012.02.08):
ISO image support (NTFS, bootmgr only - targeted at Windows installation ISOs)
o Version 1.0.7 (2012.02.02):
Fixes a detection issue on platforms with multiple optical drives (with thanks to ElGaton)
Add number of passes for bad blocks check
Improved locale selection for FreeDOS
o Version 1.0.6 (2012.01.03):
Log report when bad blocks are found
o Version 1.0.5 (2011.12.25):
Keyboard layout detection & support
o Version 1.0.4 (2011.12.16):
FreeDOS support
o Version 1.0.3 (2011.12.12):
First public release
Progress status improvements
Filtering of invalid cluster sizes
Disable Autoplay on Vista and later while the application is running
o Version 1.0.2 (2011.12.06):
Beta release
Support for bad blocks check
o Version 1.0.1 (2011.12.04):
Alpha release
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