Visual Studio Extension

Set up your complete development environment using the Advanced Installer extension for Visual Studio. This feature is available in all editions, including Freeware, and our support starts with Visual Studio 2010 up to the latest version.

Starting with version 13.4 of Advanced Installer, the Visual Studio extension can be installed independently from the Advanced Installer setup package. You can download the extension from the Visual Studio Marketplace or our website.

Advanced Installer extension for VS

The extension allows you to build your Advanced Installer projects at the same time with your Visual Studio solutions and seamlessly integrate with MSBuild.

Desktop Bridge - Build and Debug

From a single project, you can build both MSI and AppX packages.

The Advanced Installer extension for Visual Studio 2015 and 2017 provides unique support for debugging your desktop application inside a UWP app container.

VSIP Program

Visual Studio Industry Partner

As a Premier partner, the Advanced Installer team is working together with Microsoft, to empower our users with the easiest to use and secure packaging tool.

Older Versions

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