Version: 1.5.110   Filesize: 125MB

  • Open Source
  • In English
  • Scanned
  • 3.66
  • (8.23 K Downloads)

Etcher is a cross-platform multipurpose program that allows the users to burn image files for SD cards and USB drives. Ever tech enthusiast or regular users faced the hardship of booting the image files of a corrupted SD card, and the headache it gives. This tool is designed with that simple yet grave purpose for creating a quick and easy image burning without the need of burning a CD or DVD. Known for its portability and lightweight features you can easily make bootable drives onto your USB stick and flash the booting process in the BIOS, be it for Windows or Linux, it is compatible with every operating system.

Features of Etcher

Hard drive friendly
The great thing about Etcher is that it safeguards your hard drive from accidentally wiping or overwriting your hard drive by making sure the drive selection obvious. Sometimes a user tends to make mistakes during the flashing process and ends up formatting the entire hard drive accidentally. Which not only causes huge data loss and frustrations from recovering all the files but the hassle of reinstalling everything from scratch. Etcher makes sure that the drive user intends on formatting only applies to that particular drive.

Balena Etcher created this software for every platform so that users can solve the booting issues of operating systems of multiple platforms such as Windows, Linux, and Ubuntu. Limited to not only one, but three operating systems. Every user of their respective OS can benefit a lot from this software and can be used by anyone without requiring any technical skills whatsoever. All you need is a USB stick, Etcher and you can get started with simple installation instructions.

Beautiful and intuitive user interface
Etcher is created in a way that not only delivers the best service when it comes to burning image files but also facilitates the navigation and easy to explore user interface so that users don’t have a hard time in doing so. Burning SD cards is now a piece of cake and doesn’t have a complicated process in carrying out the task. It burns 50% faster than any other software in the market and simultaneously writes multiple drives along with validated burning.

Steps to download and install Etcher

  • 1. To download, click on green download button on upper right side of FileProton
  • 2.Download prompt will appear, click on start download and proceed.
  • 3. Search the download folder where the file is saved and locate the .exe file of the software.
  • 4. Double click on setup file of Etcher.exe and follow the installation instructions.
  • 5. After the software is installed, you can launch it by using the start menu or desktop icon.     


  • Supports cross-platform
  • Polished and intuitive GUI
  • Extremely fast and user friendly


  • Lacking in settings
  • larger file size
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App Name: Etcher

License: Open Source

OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 64

Latest Version: V1.5.110

Latest Update: 2020-12-02

Developer: Balena

User Rating: 3.66

Category: CD, DVD and Blu-ray