Advanced Installer 20.9 Release Notes

On July 27th, 2023 Caphyon Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Advanced Installer 20.9 in Free, Professional, Enterprise and Architect editions. This release is available for download on the Advanced Installer website.

Advanced Installer 20.9 introduces powerful updates to elevate your software packaging and deployment experience. With the Prerequisites Major Revamp, installation becomes a breeze as all prerequisites and the main package unify, improving the user experience for your customers.

Moreover, our latest update introduces a new feature - Shortcuts with external targets in MSIX packages. With an intuitive GUI, this feature simplifies shortcut creation and management, eliminating the need for custom scripts or code. Now, with just a simple click of a button, you can effortlessly create and manage shortcuts with external targets in MSIX.

Get an early sneak peek on how to create shortcuts in MSIX targeting external files by watching the video below.

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

New features

  • Requested by customer
    Prerequisites Major Revamp: Rollback, Scripts, Scheduling & UI Unification

  • Requested by customer
    Shortcuts with external targets in MSIX packages

  • Requested by customer
    Option to set RAM memory allocation for Windows Sandbox

  • Requested by customer
    PowerShell automation support for path variables
  • MSIX COM improvement - synchronize DefaultIcon

  • Requested by customer
    Extended classic context menu support for drives
  • Added context menu data in Project Summary
  • Improved UX for icon selection when creating shell context options
  • Predefined launch condition for Windows 10 22H2
Bug fixes

  • Reported by customer
    The temporary folder of the Updater is incorrectly formatted

  • Reported by customer
    AdminConsole.msi (SCCM Console Admin) shows StackTrace when editing MSI in QuickEdit mode
  • Multiple instances with LZMA cannot be installed from the command line
  • Fixed rendering large SVG images in Asset Generator
  • The Modification Package wizard's ExitDlg does not have a bitmap
  • Projects containing a custom uninstall string were incorrectly converted
  • Fixed layout issue with recent project item pin button on Start Page