Write and Backup Operating System IMG or ISO files on Memory Card or Disk
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dd Utility

Write and Backup Operating System IMG or ISO files on Memory Card or Disk

Features

  • Write disk image files to memory cards and removable storage.
  • Create bootable USB stick from ISO files of Linux installations.
  • Backup and Restore IMG files to memory card and disk.
  • Install and Restore compressed disk image files on the fly. Supported file formats: IMG, ISO, Zip, GZip and XZ.
  • Backup and compress disk image files on the fly to significantly reduce the file size of backups.
  • Drag and Drop Backup and Restore.
  • Ideal for flashing IMG files to SD Cards for use with Raspberry Pi, Arduino, BeagleBoard and other ARM boards.

Requirements

- Linux and Mac OS X supported

Technical

- Written in Bash and a bit of Applescript for dialogs for the OS X version - OS X version packaged with [Platypus](http://sveinbjorn.org/platypus) - Debian/Ubuntu version packaged with [Debreate](http://debreate.sourceforge.net)

Wiki

- See our [GitHub project Wiki Page](https://github.com/thefanclub/dd-utility/wiki/) for installation and use instructions.