Advanced Installer 3.6 Release Notes

On January 9th, 2006 Caphyon Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Advanced Installer 3.6 in Free, Professional, Java, Enterprise and Architect editions. This release is available for download on the Advanced Installer website.

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.

New features

  • IIS support: Web Application mappings, Front Page server extensions, web site default document list
  • Ability to redirect stdout and stderr for Java applications
  • Support side-by-side installs of different product versions
  • File Associations wizard
  • Search wizard
  • Ability to run a Windows Installer version check in bootstrapper
  • Basic and Silent UI running modes for EXE bootstrapper
  • MD5 signature support for checking itself and downloaded files (prerequisites and updates)
  • HTTP user authentication support in Advanced Updater
  • Advanced Updater automated download&install mode
  • Advanced Updater application close&restart before&after an update
  • On-line install - EXE bootstrapper ability to launch the MSI from an URL
  • Ability to generate install packages in Japanese
  • Improved Java VM selection algorithm with JRE vs. JDK user preference
  • Local network updates support
  • Other smaller enhancements and bug fixes