WinToUSB (also called Windows To USB) is the best free Windows To Go Creator which allows you to install and run a fully-functional Windows operating system on an external hard drive, USB flash drive or Thunderbolt drive. It is so easy and efficient, with just a few simple steps and a few minutes, you can create your first portable Windows 10/8/7 directly from an ISO, WIM, ESD, SWM, VHD, VHDX image file or a CD/DVD drive, or you can use it to clone an existing Windows installation (Windows 7 or later) to a USB drive or Thunderbolt drive as portable Windows. WinToUSB also supports creating a Windows installation USB flash drive from a Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/2019/2016/2012/2010. Oh, WinToUSB also supports creating a bootable Windows PE USB drive, it can help you transfer the contents of Windows PE to a USB drive and make the USB drive bootable.
WinToUSB's key features include:
Easy-to-use wizard interface that provides step-by-step instructions for creating a Windows To Go USB or Thunderbolt drive.
Creation of Windows To Go from an ISO/WIM/ESD/SWM image file or CD/DVD drive.
Clone an existing Windows OS (Windows 7 or later) to a USB or Thunderbolt drive as a Windows To Go Workspace.
Use of a Non-Enterprise Edition of Windows 10/8.1/8/7 to create Windows To Go Workspace.
Creation of Windows To Go on Non-Certified Windows To Go USB Drive.
Hot clone Windows without restarting the clone source computer.
Clone Windows between disks with different sector sizes.
Support for creating VHD-based/VHDX-based Windows To Go Workspace.
Support for creating Windows installation USB drives.
What's new in version 5.6
Allow users to create portable Windows on a USB flash drive using a custom partition scheme
Update Korean translation
Fix other minor bugs
ReleaseAugust 18, 2020
Date AddedAugust 18, 2020
Operating SystemsWindows 10, Windows 2003, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional RequirementsWindows XP or later (32/64-bit).