The 4.7 version greatly improves the Windows Installer Vista User Account Control (UAC) experience with automatically added (optional) shield icons on MSI dialog buttons, the ability to digitally sign any individual file included in the installation and to configure required execution levels for executable and MSI files.
January 29th, 2007
The 4.6 version enhances the Windows Vista compatibility by adding support for IIS 7 and the Restart Manager. Also new for IIS is the anonymous access and authentication control (users and groups) support and a quick introductory tutorial. Other tutorials and how-to's on different topics were also added.
December 12th, 2006
Version 4.5 brings Windows Vista compatibility and support, support for database server configuration and SQL script deployment, Windows Task Scheduler, and the ability to pack features in separate CAB files for on-demand web installs. Also new is a testing tool for Windows Installer searches, a custom edit control for visually editing MSI Formatted fields and many more.
November 8th, 2006
Version 4.4 implements the LZMA compression algorithm in bootstrapper for up to 50% smaller install packages. Also new are the support for creating user accounts and groups, a dependency detector for EXE/DLL files, the Ukrainian and Czech localizations, a set of predefined launch conditions, and many more.
October 3rd, 2006
Version 4.3 improves the IIS support with conditional installs, MIME types configuration, default document list specification and an error policy when attempting to install already existing entities. Also new are the multi-file Custom Actions, temporary installation files, multi-volume data DVD support and an wizard to create Launch Conditions based on searches.
August 23rd, 2006
Version 4.2 improves the Dialog Editor with a full billboard editor, a repository for dialog sharing and clipboard support for copying controls between dialogs or applications. Also new is a visual Updater project editor for easily creating localizable updates configuration files, .NET Custom Actions support, a New Driver wizard and JPEG and GIF format support for Java application Splash Screens.
July 24th, 2006
Version 4.1 adds a comprehensive set of command line options, enabling a great degree of scripting and automation in the package, patch or merge module creation process. Also new is the multi-file prerequisites support, which allows your packages to ensure the installation of almost any third party software they depend on.
June 21st, 2006
Version 3.9 adds support for creating Merge Modules for packaging independent components used in applications as stand-alone modules (MSM files), a Danish translation, REG files import, improved command line settings and more. Also new is the Enterprise license, introduced with a significant promotional discount.
April 12th, 2006
Version 3.7 adds support for creating multilingual single-file installs, launching nested installs, and HTTP authentication and server-side license checks for the automatic updater. Also new are a wizard to create Custom Actions, a Polish translation, the ability to add folders to the PATH environment variable of Java products and more.
February 7th, 2006
Version 3.6 enhances the IIS support with: Web Application mappings, Front Page server extensions and web site default document list. Also new are the side-by-side installs, two more wizards, online installs, Japanese localization, MD5 signatures for the install or downloaded files (prerequisites and updates) and more.
January 9th, 2006
Version 3.5 adds IIS support - the ability to configure and deploy web sites, web applications, virtual directories, ISAPI filters, etc. Also new are the isolated components support, qualified/published components support, extracting registration registry entries from self-reg DLLs, Russian localization and more.
December 12th, 2005
Version 3.1 adds a new type of prerequisite handling, improvements in the Organization page, support for editing the Library Path of a Java product, the ability to enforce a single instance with notification and parameter passing on secondary launch attempt, and more. Two new languages (French and Norwegian) were also added.
August 15th, 2005
Version 3.0 adds support for creating MSI packages in other languages. Already included are: German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese and Dutch, while translating additional languages is as easy as editing an XML file. Also new is the support for advertised shortcuts and font registration.
July 11th, 2005
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