EasyOS is available as an ".img" file, to be written to a
USB-stick or SD-card, which is then "booted up" on the PC. EasyOS is no
longer available as an ".iso" file for optical media.
Optical media should be considered as deprecated. It is very
slow to boot, is read-only and has very low storage capacity. The ISO
file format should also be considered as deprecated. Although an ISO
file can be written to a USB-stick and booted, this is not an
installation, it has most of the limitations of booting from optical
On the other hand, an ".img" file written to a USB-drive or
SD-card is a ready-to-use installation. It boots fast, and can be run
indefinitely from the USB-drive, no need to do anything to the internal
There are various free tools for writing the ".img" file to a
USB-stick. For Windows, there is USB-Image-Tool. For Linux,
there is EasyDD, or you can do it from a terminal using "dd".
Note, there is a multi-platform tool named Etcher, that you may use
with Windows and MacOS, however Barry no longer recommends it with
Further English-language instructions are here:
If you already have EasyOS, running on a USB-stick or
installed on an internal drive, it is very easy to upgrade to the latest
Feedback on EasyOS, in English, is in this forum:
If you are unable to read and post in English, there are
...note though, Barry might not view these frequently (and Barry can only read English!), so post to the first link if possible.
An over-view of what EasyOS is all about is here:
To find out about new developments, read Barry's blog: