EtchDroid is an open-source application that writes disk images to USB drives.

Use it to make a bootable operating system USB drive when your laptop is dead.

No root required, no ads, no tracking, no nonsense.

Supported devices

Supported disk image types

Support the project

Writing and testing this app takes an incredible amount of time and effort. If EtchDroid saved your day, please consider donating.

Contributing to EtchDroid

A good way to contribute to the project is to translate it to your language. A full translation from scratch shouldn’t take you more than 30 minutes.

Translation status

If you’re a UI/UX designer and you have some ideas on how to improve the app’s look and feel, let me know in the discussions section.

Free software

EtchDroid is free open-source software, licensed under the GNU GPLv3. The source code is available on GitHub.

Feel free to distribute builds of the app or bundle it in your custom ROM, as long as you don’t modify it or you make the source code available.

If you have special licensing needs (e.g. you want to distribute a rebranded version of EtchDroid or use the code in a proprietary product), you can reach out to me at