WinToUSB allows you to install / clone Windows 11 / 10 / 8.1 / 8/7 to USB drive or Thunderbolt drive as a bootable Windows drive, it also supports creating a Windows installation USB drive, so you can install Windows from the USB flash drive easily.
Version: 6.1WinToUSB (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.
Operating System: Windows
It is so easy and efficient, with just a few simple steps and a few minutes, you can create your first portable Windows 11 / 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 OS 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 11 / 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 11 / 10 / 8.1 / 8/7 to create Windows To Go Workspace.
Support for creating VHD-based / VHDX-based 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.
Encrypt Windows To Go with BitLocker to keep your data safe.
Clone Windows between disks with different sector sizes.
Support for creating Windows installation USB drives.
Version 6.1: 1. Added support for Windows 11 2. Fixed bug: The internal disks cannot be offline after booting from the cloned Windows 3. Fixed bug: Failed to format USB flash drive in some cases 4. Updated Italian translation
Version 6.0: 1. Add support for encrypting Windows To Go drive with BitLocker 2. Improved the algorithm for checking file system errors 3. Improved the algorithm for formatting USB drive 4. Fix other minor bugs
Version 5.8: 1. Support for Windows 10 October 2020 Update 2. Fixed bug: Failed to create VHD/VHDX based Windows To Go with USB flash drive 3. Fixed bug: The USB flash drive is not listed in the destination disk list 4. Korean translation update causes the program to crash 5. Update Arabic translation
Version 5.6: 1. Allow users to create portable Windows on a USB flash drive using a custom partition scheme 2. Update Korean translation 3. Fix other minor bugs
Version 5.5: 1. Support for injecting hardware drivers into Windows when creating Windows To Go 2. Fixed bug: Failed to clone Boot Camp Windows in some cases 3. Fixed bug: Some Windows 7 ISOs cannot be recognized 4. Fix other minor bugs
Version 5.1: 1. Fixed bug: Pre-OS could not be started on some UEFI-based computers 2. Fixed bug: Failed to clone Windows Server in some cases 3. Fix other minor bugs
Version 4.9: 1. Support for Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Windows 10 1903) 2. Fix other minor bugs
Version 4.8: 1. Add a new attribute to automatically format the external disks 2. Fix other minor bugs
Version 3.1: 1. Support for creating Windows installation USB drives from an ISO file 2. Spanish language support 3. Fix other minor bugs