When comparing dd vs Easy2Boot, the Slant community recommends Easy2Boot for most people. In the question“What is the best software for creating Live USB (from ISO files)?” Easy2Boot is ranked 4th while dd is ranked 8th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Many features
It can do anything.
Pro Ported to almost any OS
There exist ports for Windows, Mac and even Android.
Pro Supports multiple Secure Boot UEFI by 'switching-in' different image files
Pro Direct UEFI-booting from ISOs, WIM files, Win Install ISOs, VHDs, .imgPTN files
Secure Boot works for most payloads.
Pro Easy2Boot is a multiboot USB drive
Rufus and Etcher are single-boot.
Pro Over 1 million downloads
Pro Can Secure UEFI64-boot and run non-secure ISOs/payloads
Pro Includes Ventoy
Con Easy to completely nuke an unrelated hard disk by accident
It is a cli app and there are no safety features to prevent a complete data loss if the user adds a wrong syntax.
Con Not Open Source
Author amalgamates his content with the content of others. It's not Open Source and may well have closed source and copyright restricted content.