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Rufus is a free and open-source utility software designed to create bootable USB flash drives and Live CDs. It was developed by Pete Batard/Akeo Consulting in 2011 and is now maintained by the community. It is available for Windows and other operating systems. Rufus supports a variety of file systems, including FAT, FAT32, NTFS, UDF, exFAT and ISO9660, as well as bootable media such as ISO images, floppy disks, and hard drives. It offers a wide range of features, such as the ability to format drives, create bootable USB drives, and create bootable ISO images. It also supports a variety of file systems, such as NTFS, exFAT, HFS+, and ReFS, and can create bootable CDs and DVDs from ISO images. In addition, it allows users to create a Persistent Live USB drive, which allows for the saving of files and settings between reboots.

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