How to burn ISO image to bootable USB on Windows, Linux or Mac?

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I systems operating systems are the basic systems that our computers work with, these are what allows our computers to work through an easy and simple interface.

Among the most popular operating systems are the Windows, Linux and Mac OS operating systems. These are the systems that most of the computers we currently own work with.

Each of them brings its own interface with a unique design and special features. They are characterized by being in constant development and innovation. From time to time they offer us much better versions of the previous ones.



It is possible that some of our computers have stopped working due to outdated or malicious programs destroying the operating system. But we don't have to worry, as there is a method we can use for save these computers.

How to burn ISO image to bootable USB on Windows, Linux or Mac?

This method consists of registering an operating system on a storage drive, such as a USB memory. To carry out this process we must download an ISO image and burn it to that drive.

The ISO image is basically one exact copy of a complete operating system. These images can be downloaded from the official website of the operating systems. Be it Windows, Linux or Mac.

To record this image to USB, we need to download a program specially developed to do this job. Once recorded on the USB drive, it will become a drive bootable.

Which we can insert into any computer and make it work with the previously registered operating system. It should be noted that this process can also change the operating system of our computer.


In this article we will teach you how to download an ISO image and then burn it to a USB and then convert it to a boot drive. Below will be indicated all the steps that must be followed to perform this action.


Steps to download the Windows, Linux and Mac ISO image

Before converting USB to Bootable, we need to download the ISO image of the operating system in question. If we want to download the Windows operating system image, we must first open our trusted browser.

Next we have to go to the Microsoft official page which will allow us to download the ISO image. To access it you can do it via this link. As soon as we enter the website, we configure the language and version that we want to download and click on download. It will automatically start the download.

If we want download the ISO for Linux let's go to the search bar at the top and look for the official page, which you can find at this link. Then we select the Linux version and download it.

To get the image of the Mac operating system we do the same, in the search bar we go to the official Apple page that allows us to perform this type of download. To access this page you just have to click here. We select the version of the system we want to download and that's it.


Steps to burn ISO image to bootable USB on Windows, Linux or Mac

The first thing we need to do to burn the ISO image to a USB is download the program which performs this action. To do this we open our browser and go to https://unetbootin.github.io/, there we download the program based on the operating system we are going to install.

Time we connect our USB drive to the computer, it is important to format the USB first to avoid future problems. Now let's open the program that we just downloaded, we hope it loads, then we can see the interface of this amazing tool.


Within this program we select the option "Disc image", then we click on the option on the right and select ISO. Now we mark the three dot option and look for the ISO image of the operating system that we are going to install.

Finally, let's select the USB drive where the operating system will be registered and we accept. The download process will start automatically, we must be patient until it is finished.

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