In an increasingly globalized world, customers demand software products adapted to their culture and environment, starting from the installation process up to the application itself. Localizing setups in Advanced Installer is just as easy as authoring your package and selecting the desired languages for your project.
More and more companies choose to implement virtual applications because they offer fast and easy deployment, reduced security risks and the possibility to run multiple versions of the same application, just to name a few benefits.
The installer is the first part of your application seen by the user. A good impression is essential for your success, while a smooth, simple install experience ensures a higher rate of happy users.
The operating system newly released by Microsoft, Windows 7 is widely expected to become the most installed and used OS on personal computers. Just like with Vista or XP, Advanced Installer is already there, helping you employ its new features, making sure your applications integrate perfectly and your installers run without any issues on Windows 7.
Legacy installation packages not using the industry standard Windows Installer engine can be easily converted into reliable MSI packages and benefit from the advantages of the latest Windows Installer technologies.
Mobile access is becoming increasingly important in today's connected world. A mobile component for your services and applications is no longer optional but a requirement for success. Advanced Installer raises to the challenge and helps you quickly and effortlessly build installers for mobile devices based on the latest Windows CE OS-based platforms.
Microsoft OSs come with a built-in personal firewall which provides a barrier against network-based intrusions. Advanced Installer helps integrate your networking applications with Windows Firewall, providing the best possible firewall experience for your users.
Most applications have a standard setup process which basically involves installing files and creating registry entries. However, there are situations when the built-in Windows Installer actions are not sufficient for more complex deployment tasks.
The Games Explorer provides game developers with a secure and attractive way to present their games to users in Windows 7. As part of its extensive Windows 7 support, Advanced Installer offers one-click integration in Games Explorer and registration in Windows Media Center.
When creating MSI setups it is of great help if you can get a head start and don't have to start from scratch. Advanced Installer's powerful import capabilities allow you to leverage your existing installers and projects by importing or converting them into Advanced Installer projects.
Your ability to address customer issues in a timely and cost-effective manner is crucial to your product's success. Using Advanced Installer patches you can quickly create and distribute application fixes and improvements.
An installer's packaging can vary a lot, depending on the goals it has to meet. The installer may be required to allow running the product directly from a CD or DVD, it may need to be as small as possible for quick online downloads or to be a standard MSI for corporate network deployment. Advanced Installer supports all these scenarios and more, allowing you to select the best installer compression for your situation.
Today's users and organizations are becoming increasingly wary about installing software of uncertain provenience on their computers. By digitally signing your installers and products in Advanced Installer, you will increase your user's confidence in you and your company, giving them peace of mind about your software.
Microsoft Windows Vista introduced significant improvements in the areas of user interface, security and performance. Advanced Installer helps you take advantage of these new features, while making sure your installers seamlessly integrate and run without any issues on the new operating system.
Staying up to date with the latest installer events can be challenging, considering the fast pace things usually move at. For your convenience, Advanced Installer is now offering two free web feeds you can subscribe to.