Advanced Installer 20.5 Release Notes

On March 30th, 2023 Caphyon Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Advanced Installer 20.5 in Free, Professional, Enterprise and Architect editions. This release is available for download on the Advanced Installer website.

We are excited to announce the latest release of Advanced Installer version 20.5.

In this new version, we have included a range of enhancements and bug fixes that align with our commitment to providing stable and reliable software. These improvements will make it even easier for you to streamline your deployments and simplify your installation processes.

In addition to the enhancements and bug fixes, we are excited to share our latest webinar with you: "PowerShell Integration in Advanced Installer | Streamlining Your Deployments."

This webinar provides an in-depth overview of how you can use PowerShell to automate and streamline your deployment processes. You will learn how to develop a custom PowerShell script, including adding arguments, specifying custom actions, and handling errors. The webinar also covers best practices for using PowerShell in the context of an installation package.

New features, bug fixes, and general improvements are included in the current release. See the full list below.


  • Requested by customer
    New ARM64 target in "Updates Configuration” project

  • Requested by customer
    Command line to uninstall a certain instance based on its "ProductName"

  • Requested by customer
    Support to use "Extract Archive" operation with a .7z file format archive
  • Installer Analytics - easier management of installer properties monitoring

  • Requested by customer
    UX improvement: Context menu option for files/folders to add them to "Exclude filters" when using "Synchronize Folders"

  • Requested by customer
    Display lower/higher found versions than the specified ones for searches
  • Added validation for the "Folder" field of the Prerequisites "Setup Files" tab

  • Requested by customer
    Improve the Repackager page view with Digital Signature capabilities
  • Update .NET prerequisites to the latest versions (6.0.15 and 7.0.4)
  • Predefined launch condition for .NET Runtime 7
Bug fixes
  • Adjusted the high resolution and sharpness of the Remove/Browse button icons
  • When trying to condition multiple files the most common condition between them is not selected

  • Reported by customer
    PowerShell automation - stop saving the project automatically for Build() and Rebuild() methods

  • Reported by customer
    Fixed "QuickSelectionList" control issues on WinUI

  • Reported by customer
    The classic context menu is not added correctly on Windows 11
  • Creating a new test certificate in Advanced Installer will enable the selection of a store certificate, even though a different method is set
  • RPK files can't be opened in Advanced Installer Express via double-click

  • Reported by customer
    The "Section" field of the INI search is case-sensitive causing the search to fail
  • After registering Advanced Installer through the command line, the user is prompted to launch the Registration Wizard

  • Reported by customer
    Notify users that prerequisites are not supported when enabling the EXE bundle for an MSIX

  • Reported by customer
    Scheduled Task's triggers are not correctly handled
  • Fixed App Installer theme issues