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Changes in Rufus 3.3

Version 3.3
  • [BUGFIX RELEASE]
  • Fix a regression when processing uncompressed bootable DD images
  • Fix Windows To Go drive creation for ARM64 Windows ISOs
Version 3.2
  • Add RSA-2048 signature validation on all the server downloads
  • Add "Fast zeroing" cheat mode (courtesy of René van der Zee)
  • Add support for XP/Server 2003 x64 ISOs (courtesy of Mattiwatti)
  • Improve ISO extraction performance by preallocating files (courtesy of Mattiwatti)
  • Improve bad blocks check algorithm (from suggestions by AL.Skywalker)
  • Fix progress not being displayed for Sylinux or GRUB downloads
  • Fix unwanted application close when cancelling an image scan
  • Fix an issue where FAT32 could still be selected for ISOs containing a >4GB file
Version 3.1
  • Fix extraction of ISO content for GRUB based ISOs (Manjaro, Kaspersky, etc.)
  • Fix text being truncated on some dialogs (mostly Russian and Thai)
  • Add detection & warning about the 'Controlled Folder Access' Windows 10 feature
  • Improve retry attempts for transient errors
  • Increase size of the ESP to 300MB, for Windows To Go drives partitioned as GPT
  • Update GRUB 2.0 and Grub4DOS to latest
  • Update libcdio to latest
Version 3.0
  • UI redesign to follow the flow of user operations (with thanks to Fahad Al-Riyami for the concept)
  • Drop XP and Vista platform support
  • Switch all downloads to SSL and use https://rufus.ie as the new base URL
  • Add ARM64 support for UEFI:NTFS
  • Fix delays when querying floppy drives during device enumeration
  • Improve support of efi.img files on Linux ISOs
  • Improve support for non-ISO9660 compliant openSUSE Leap ISOs
  • Improve translation support and remove manual positioning
  • Internal fixes and improvements
Version 2.18
  • Ensure that the same drive is reselected on device refresh
  • Add a cheat mode to cycle the USB port of currently selected device
  • Make lookup for updatable .cfg file more generic (e.g. ESET SysRescue)
  • Fix handling of multiextent ISOs (e.g. BlackArch Linux)
  • Fix propagation of image decompression errors
  • Update grub4dos to latest
Version 2.17
  • Add support for Debian 9 live ISOs in UEFI mode
  • Add support for Super Floppy Disk "partitioning" mode
  • Add support for more non-USB card readers
  • Strengthen download update checks, to prevent attack scenarios that leverage user unawareness
  • Fix an issue with Spanish translation prompts not displaying properly
  • Fix an issue with Windows To Go support on some non-official Windows ISOs
  • Fix an issue with log autoscrolling
  • Fix an issue when using A: or B: as drive letters
Version 2.16
  • Add an audiovisual cue on completion/error
  • Add a workaround for ISOs using nonstantard Rock Ridge extensions (looking at you Kali Linux!)
  • Notify user when an ISO is broken or truncated
  • Notify user if other processes are accessing the drive before format
  • List processes that are locking a drive on failure
  • Improve verbosity of the Windows To Go process
  • Other fixes and improvements
Version 2.15
  • Fix non-listing of drives that are opened for write access by another process
  • Report external processes that may be preventing disk access (in the log)
  • Improve Windows To Go support for Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Don't report an error on checkdisk failure
  • Update GRUB 2.0 and Grub4DOS to latest
  • Other fixes and improvements
Version 2.14
  • Fix inability to create BIOS-bootable drives, in some circumstances, due to write sharing permissions
Version 2.13
  • Preserve 'GPT for UEFI' option if the user changed it before selecting an ISO
  • Fix unwanted notification sound when closing with the X button
  • Fix inability to restore the minimized application after a popup is displayed
  • Fix an issue when trying to install Syslinux/NTFS twice in a row
  • Work around Microsoft's inconsistent casing of device IDs during device enumeration
  • Work around Microsoft's aggressive locking of partitions in Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Restrict write sharing permissions when accessing a device
  • Update libcdio and GRUB 2.0 to latest
Version 2.12
  • Add Hebrew translation, courtesy of NSBuilder and פלו