First step

First of all you need to download the latest ISO file from our download page.

Then download Etcher or Rufus software.

You need a USB Key of at least 4GB for parrot full or 2GB for the lite edition.

Parrot Live Install Procedure

Plug your USB stick into your USB port and launch the Etcher or Rufus software.

Select the Parrot ISO file and verify that the USB drive you are going to overwrite is the correct one.

Once the imaging is complete, you can use the usb stick as the boot device for your computer and boot into Parrot OS.

How to boot

If you don't know how to boot with your new bootable device follow this guide → how to boot


You can find some guidelines about how to create a live device with Persistence here –> Parrot USB Live Persistence