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The exact steps you need to take to burn a bootable CD or DVD from an ISO image will vary depending on what disc burning software you use. This procedure only offers a general overview.
The best way to install [application]*Fedora Media Writer* on various Linux distributions is to use the pre-built _Flatpak_ package. The package can be obtained from the official Flatpak repository https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.fedoraproject.MediaWriter[Flathub.org].
The best results are produced by utilities that use a direct write method and do not modify the Fedora image.
Some of the new additions to [application]*Fedora Media Writer* are that Fedora Workstation and Server are easily and quickly accessible from the selection on the main screen. Further choices are available if you select the button below _Custom OS_. This offers a selection of various Fedora Spins, such as XFCE or Mate.
Select the Fedora Edition you wish to make a bootable USB drive for.
Select "Open" to run the program, when MacOS will ask you to confirm the action.
Select "Create Live USB" to proceed.
Run the installation by double clicking the installer, and then continue through the set-up wizard. The Wizard lets you customize the software's installation if you choose to.
Run the [application]*Fedora Media Writer*:
Run the application by clicking on a launcher.
Run the application:
Read more about Fedora Workstation, Fedora Cloud, Fedora Server and the available media types in xref:Downloading_Fedora.adoc#chap-downloading-fedora[Downloading Fedora].
Preparing for Installation
Preparing Boot Media
Plug in a USB drive on which you want to create the bootable media.
Pay extreme attention to the source (`if=`) and target (`of=`) device. The `dd` command destroys all data on the target device. If you made a mistake, you could lose important data.
Other methods to create a live USB
or in [application]*Gnome 3* select *Activities,* then select *Utilities*, and then click on [application]*Fedora Media Writer*.
Open your system's burning software - for example, [application]*Brasero* on {PRODUCT} systems with [application]*GNOME* desktop environment, or [application]*Nero* on Windows systems. In the software's main menu, find an option which lets you burn an ISO image to a disc. For example, in [application]*Brasero*, this option is `Burn image` in the main menu on the left side of the window.
Open the `.dmg` file and copy the `mediawriter` file into your applications folder.