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Ventoy 1.0.84

Ventoy

Ventoy is an open source tool to create bootable USB drive for ISO/WIM/IMG/VHD(x)/EFI files. With Ventoy, you don't need to format the disk over and over, you just need to copy the ISO/WIM/IMG/VHD(x)EFI files to the USB drive and boot them directly. You can copy many files at a time and ventoy will give you a boot menu to select them. Both Legacy BIOS and UEFI are supported in the same way. Most type of OS supported (Windows/WinPE/Linux/Unix/Vmware/Xen...)

Ventoy features:

  • 100% open source
  • Simple to use
  • Fast (limited only by the speed of copying iso file)
  • Directly boot from ISO/WIM/IMG/VHD(x)/EFI file, no extraction needed
  • Legacy + UEFI supported in the same way
  • UEFI Secure Boot supported (since 1.0.07+)
  • Persistence supported (since 1.0.11+)
  • MBR and GPT partition style supported (1.0.15+)
  • WIM files boot supported (Legacy + UEFI) (1.0.12+)
  • IMG files boot supported (Legacy + UEFI) (1.0.19+)
  • Auto installation supported (1.0.09+)
  • File injection supported (1.0.16+)
  • ISO files larger than 4GB supported
  • Native boot menu style for Legacy & UEFI
  • Most type of OS supported(Windows/WinPE/Linux/Unix/Vmware/Xen...), 550+ iso files tested
  • Not only boot but also complete installation process
  • ISO files can be listed in List mode/TreeView mode
  • Linux vDisk boot supported (vdi/vhd/raw)
  • "Ventoy Compatible" concept
  • Plugin Framework
  • Menu Alias/Menu Style/Customized Menu supported
  • USB drive write-protected support
  • USB normal use unaffected
  • Data nondestructive during version upgrade
  • No need to update Ventoy when a new distro is released

Ventoy 1.0.84 changelog:

  • Multi-Language supported for Ventoy boot menu. Notes
  • Add L hotkey to choose language.
  • Change F1 hotkey from memdisk mode to help information.
  • Add Ctrl+d hotkey for memdisk mode.
  • Add VTOY_MENU_LANGUAGE option in Global Control Plugin for default menu language.
  • Remove VTOY_HELP_TXT_LANGUAGE option, use VTOY_MENU_LANGUAGE option uniformly.
  • Ventoy2Disk.exe: Add Cluster Size option for Ventoy install.
  • Ventoy2Disk.exe: Support FAT32 for 32GB+ disk.
  • Ventoy2Disk.exe: Fix the format failure when install Ventoy in some WinPE/Lite Windows.
  • Ventoy2Disk.exe: Change the lock icon for secure boot option to a yellow picture.
  • Ventoy2Disk.exe: Show a tip message for cluster size when the mouse hover on the file system string.
  • Ventoy2Disk.exe: Add UDF file system for Ventoy install.
  • VentoyPlugson.exe: Fix the garbled characters when preview json which contains unicode characters.
  • Add VentoyPlugson_X64.exe for convenience when used in WinPE.
  • Update Shim/Mokmanager efi files.
  • languages.json update

See https://www.ventoy.net/en/doc_news.html for detail.

About Ventoy Subscription Service
Ventoy is an open source software under GPLv3 license. But Ventoy project need to pay for the server hosting, domain name, bandwidth, many USB sticks for test, large capacity of HDD (for downloading ISO files) and so on. For the better and sustainable development of Ventoy, I provide the subscription service.
For details please refer: https://www.ventoy.net/en/doc_subscription.html

Download: Ventoy 1.0.84 | 15.4 MB (Open Source)
Download: Ventoy Live CD | 186.0 MB
Link: Ventoy Home Page | Project Page @GitHub

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