Using from the very beginning the standard Windows installation engine. Extending and enhancing functionality in approved ways. No strange scripts or 3rd-party engines.
Each written and unwritten Windows Installer rule, recommendation and best practice is carefully followed. Pre- and post-build checks and validations.
Build multiple installer variants from a single project effortlessly creating different packages customized for your various deployment scenarios.
An unique number of import converters: from Visual Studio,InstallShield LE, WiX, Eclipse, Inno Setup, NSIS and regular MSI/MSM packages. Why duplicate work?
Easily and fully integrate your games in Windows 7/Vista Games Explorer. Register your games in Windows Media Center.
Effortlessly create packages to be deployed via Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager.
Mixed 32/64-bit installers
Wizard-driven ability to author single, unified installers that run as 32-bit on 32-bit and as 64-bit on 64-bit platforms. Why make your users choose?
Mac OS X for Java
From the same familiar IDE, create standard, native application bundles for your Java products to be installed on Mac OS X computers. No Mac necessary.
Smart detections and completions
Auto-detect dependencies, Main class in JARs, .NET assembly attributes, ODBC params and much more. Simplify creation and ensure your installer's correctness.
Smart Formatted Editing
Editing (MSI)Formatted fields offers reference auto-completion, syntax and error highlights and resolved value hints. Never guess again.
A rewritten native, MSI external UI implementation offering updated and additional controls. Windows 7/Vista look, integrate HTML, advanced themes.
Test Windows Installer searches on the spot, while designing, seeing results and correcting any errors immediately. Why wait?
Add your application to the exception list during installation, and remove it during uninstallation. Configure advanced firewall operation.
Software Identification Tag
The simplest way to implement ISO 19770-2 standard compliance in your software products.
Easily create installers for popular software platform extensions, plug-ins and add-ins using the included specialized templates.
Convert EXE installers to MSIs
Powerful wizard will convert any EXE setup into an MSI ready for network deployment through Active Directory.
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