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@pbatard pbatard released this Nov 20, 2020

  • Add a cheat mode (Alt-M) to accept disk images without a Boot Marker
  • Add marquee operation progress to the taskbar icon
  • Add zeroing/image writing progress to the log
  • Switch to using 0x55 and 0xAA instead of 0x00 and 0xFF for low pass badblock check
  • Switch to using fake/manufacturer units when computing the default label
  • Fix overnumerous write retries on error when writing a disk image
  • Work around Windows' abysmal handling of removable drives that contain an ESP [#1637]
  • Improve mounting/unmounting of volumes [#1640]
  • Update UEFI:NTFS file system drivers to version 1.7
  • Other internal fixes and improvements (VDS, error reporting, etc.)
Assets 11

@pbatard pbatard released this Oct 14, 2020

  • Add optional SHA-512 digest algorithm (Alt-H)
  • Add a cheat mode (Alt-+/-) to increase/decrease application priority
  • Enable direct provision of install.wim/install.esd for Windows To Go
  • Move Windows To Go ESP to the beginning of the drive, on systems that allow it
  • Enforce a minimum volume size of 256 MB for ext2/ext3 partitions [#1576]
  • Speed up the scanning of ISOs with lots of Rock Ridge deep directory entries [#1575]
  • Fix detection of GRUB version and update embedded GRUB for Ubuntu 20.10 support [#1573, #1616]
  • Fix user interface labels for accessibility [#1467]
  • Work around a Windows bug where the wrong drive letter may be returned
Assets 10

@pbatard pbatard released this Jun 18, 2020

  • Add Rock Ridge deep directory support [#1526]
  • Add an option to write small ISOs to an ESP (GPT only)
  • Add a cheat mode (Ctrl-SELECT) to extract content from an additional zip archive on top of the ISO
  • Add a cheat mode (Alt-G) to disable Virtual Hard Disk listing
  • Add a cheat mode (Alt-P) to toggle a GPT ESP to Basic Data (Windows 10 only)
  • Fix improper x86 32-bit NTFS driver being used for UEFI:NTFS
  • Improve UEFI:NTFS compatibility with older UEFI firmwares [#1213]
  • Improve startup time by running the ISO download feature check in the background
  • Remove Ubuntu's splash screen for persistent UEFI drives
  • Enable ASLR for the Rufus executable
Assets 10

@pbatard pbatard released this Apr 22, 2020

  • Improve support for Ubuntu 20.04 [#1499]
  • Improve detection of FIXED drives with no mounted partitions
  • Improve extfs formatting (courtesy of Marcos Mello) [#1516]
  • Update UEFI:NTFS file system drivers to v1.5
  • Fix progress not being updated when using the German localization
  • Fix primary GPT being overwritten when adding the protective MBR message [#1507]
  • Fix a regression with lousy security solutions that prevent the creation of an autorun.inf [#1496]
  • Fix an assert during FreeDOS drive creation when the Windows system locale is set to UTF-8 [#1468]
  • Fix invalid label errors when using a non-Western locale [#1506]
Assets 10

@pbatard pbatard released this Feb 29, 2020

  • Add exFAT support when creating blank UEFI:NTFS drives [EXPERIMENTAL]
  • Fix ext2/ext3 corruption for partitions larger than 4 GB [#1396]
  • Fix early boot files not being usable on compressed NTFS partitions [#1381]
  • Fix writing of compressed streams that don't end on sector boundary [#1422]
  • Fix percent not being displayed on slow format
  • Improve file preallocation and speed up ISO extraction (courtesy of Mattiwatti) [#1445]
  • Improve ext2/ext3 formatting speed
  • Improve protective MBR message for GPT partitioned drives
  • Improve reporting of Syslinux/GRUB download errors
  • Improve reporting of partition types and of Windows' version
  • Report the usage of UDF symbolic links [#1446]
  • Update embedded Syslinux to 6.04-pre1
Assets 10

@pbatard pbatard released this Sep 16, 2019

  • Fix a regression where some ISOs (e.g. Debian) would produce a Syslinux error when booted in BIOS mode [#1375]
  • Fix a potential 0xC0030057 error when trying to create a persistent partitions on a non-FIXED drive (Windows 10 1703 or earlier) [#1374]
Assets 10

@pbatard pbatard released this Sep 9, 2019

  • Finalize persistent partition support for Debian and Ubuntu:
    • Debian with persistence should work out of the box with any recent Debian Live ISO.
    • Ubuntu with persistence should also work IF using a post 2019.08.01 ISO (such as daily-live)
      Note that, because of bug #1489855, trying to use persistence with Ubuntu ISOs that were released before August 2019 will only result in rescue mode during boot - You have been warned!
    • Other distros may work with persistence as long as they use a Debian-like or Ubuntu-like method, and, in the case of Ubuntu-like, if they use casper with the #1489855 bugfix.
  • Add cheat mode (Alt) to switch between percent completed/transfer rate/time remaining on some operations [EXPERIMENTAL]
  • Report SuperSpeed+ devices in the log (Come on USB-IF, just add "Ludicrous Speed" already!)
  • Fix UI checkboxes (Extended label, Fixes for old BIOSes) being cleared on START
  • Fix Can't mount GUID volume regression when creating Windows To Go drives [#1351]
  • Fix Volume label is invalid error with empty labels on Windows 7 [#1352]
  • Fix stale progress bar during standalone ext2/ext3 formatting
  • Fix an extraction failure with R-Drive Image bootable ISOs
  • Disable ISO mode for Pop_OS
  • Other cosmetic and internal improvements
Assets 10

@pbatard pbatard released this Jul 18, 2019

  • Add support for persistent partitions [EXPERIMENTAL]
    (Note: The above won't work with Ubuntu until Ubuntu bug #1489855 is properly fixed)
  • Add a mode to use VDS when partitioning/formatting (Alt-V) [EXPERIMENTAL]
  • Add full extraction support for efi.img (Solus)
  • Fix listing of potentially blocking processes
  • Fix NTFS not being selectable when using Grub4DOS
  • Fix download script not being launched when the user name contains a space
  • Fix translated messages potentially being truncated (e.g. Thai)
  • Fix progress bar report for screen readers (Accessibility issue)
  • Fix a regression where Windows format prompts would not be suppressed
  • Improve(?) Windows To Go support by following Microsoft's recommended partition order
  • Don't enumerate Windows Sandbox VHDs
  • Disable ISO mode when Manjaro ISOHybrids are being used
  • Update embedded GRUB to version 2.04
Assets 10

@pbatard pbatard released this Mar 28, 2019

  • Add a feature to download official retail Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 ISOs (Note: Check for updates must be enabled for this feature to be active)
  • Add Windows To Go support for MCT generated Windows ISOs
  • Add a notice about the WppRecorder.sys Microsoft bug for Windows 10 1809 ISOs
  • Add a notice about trying to format a drive larger than 2 TB in MBR mode
  • Add a notice about Legacy boot when trying to boot UEFI-only media in Legacy mode
  • Report the full PID and command line of potentially blocking processes in the log
  • Fix a potential silent abort when the drive is in use
  • Fix Quick Format option always being activated
  • Fix potential change of the selected file system after an ISO has been loaded
  • Fix Win7 x64 EFI bootloader not being extracted in dual BIOS+UEFI mode (Alt-E)
Assets 10

@pbatard pbatard released this Dec 5, 2018

  • Version 3.4 (2018.12.05)

    • Set the default image selection directory to Downloads\ instead of My Documents\
    • Add ARM/ARM64 automatic update support
    • Improve UEFI:NTFS compatibility [#1213]
    • Improve access issues by using VDS to delete all partitions
    • Update the .appx to include all architectures as well as request elevation
    • Fix broken detection of some EFI based images
    • Fix broken update check due to server switch
    • UI and accessibility fixes and improvements [#1211][#1215]
Assets 10