Verify what resources were added, modified or removed in the repackaged installation by comparing the results with the original installation, all within Advanced Installer's GUI.
Microsoft has announced starting this summer App-V will be a built-in Windows feature. This brings desktop virtualization to a new level. If you want to learn more on the topic from the industry experts join us in Boston at BriForum 2016, between July 26-28th.
Our team just came back from London. We were extremely happy to be one of the sponsors for what is probably the best conference on desktop virtualization from Europe, BriForum.
Use precise data from Installer Analytics to decide when it is better to include a prerequisite into your installer or to use a launch condition. Making the right choice can help you simplify the installation steps, thus provide a faster and simpler installation process for your users.
Package your Win32/.NET application as an AppX package and leverage all the benefits of the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). Without any changes you can have your current application in the Windows Store and get access to all the new WinRT APIs.
While much attention goes into the design of software products, when it comes to commercial software sold to businesses, it is often the installer that receives the least amount of attention when in comparison to the impact that the component has on the customer. The customer is not only the end-user that considers your application to be their personal “mission critical app“.
Merge modules are the Windows Installer standard for reusable setup logic and resources. Development teams can build and distribute MSM files that include installer components and functionality shared between applications.
You might think that the users downloading your application also install it. That is not true. If you want to see how many users install your application successfully you need to track the application, in this case its setup package.
The RC Text Bounds Checker is an open source command line tool that helps you build an application UI which will look good on any screen size, no matter its DPI settings.
Finding bugs is never easy. You get customer complaints, spend tens of hours reproducing and fixing the problems, then start all over again. It's the never-ending circle of software development.
A vulnerability in all Windows OSes allows a malicious DLL to hijack your EXE installer upon launch. While the EXE shows your legitimate digital signature the attacker DLL will be able to run in the background.
Starting with January 1st, 2016 Microsoft is implementing a mandatory update of the Digital Signature system from SHA-1 to SHA-2 in order to deal with the decreasing security of the SHA-1 digital signatures. A limited dual-signing system is supported for backwards compatibility.
The team behind Mailbird has one vision, to create "The world's best email solution that is highly secure, fast and innovative" and it will stop at nothing to build remarkable email software that helps everyday people and professionals take control of their life. Mailbird goes over and beyond, delivering real global email solutions with the best services.
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You know everything your user does on your website from the moment he loads the first page until he downloads a trial version of your application. But you don't understand why so few users buy your application.
Combining the strengths of Windows 8 and Windows 7, Microsoft announces Windows 10 to be the best Windows yet, a firm bridge between PC and tablet. With such a huge popularity in perspective, assuring your apps install and run correctly on Windows 10 should be your top priority.
Advanced Installer's officially supported Bamboo plugin has been released. Now you can configure your Bamboo-based build machines even easier, setting up the final stage of your build (i.e. building the setup package for your application) is just a few clicks away with our plugin.
Wondering how to dole out your product's functionality in license editions like Professional, Enterprise or Architect? With Advanced Installer's Stock Keeping Units support you can seamlessly group features and generate edition specific serial keys.