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New Site, New Award for InstallAware

March 8th, 2020

As we get ready to celebrate Pi Day this weekend at InstallAware, we’re very grateful: o For the fifth year in a row, InstallAware wins the ComponentSource Top 50 Publisher Award! o A brand-new website at – take a look and let us know how you like it. o New Service Pack 3 for [...]

InstallAware X11 is Here

December 15th, 2019

InstallAware X11, the world’s first and only torrent-enabled installer, is finally launching this week: o Eliminate the need for traditional file hosting, and the risk of man-in-the-middle attacks. o Break free of brittle server nodes, and dramatically cut down on exorbitant hosting fees. o Improve download speeds and accelerate installations, boosting your end-user experience. o [...]

InstallAware X11 Coming Soon!

December 1st, 2019

After major breakthroughs in R&D, InstallAware X11 is launching this month! InstallShield have now fallen two major version releases behind InstallAware: o Torrent/Magnet Downloads: InstallAware is the first and only installer with distributed, decentralized downloads – including web media blocks. o New Security Model: Manage registry, file system, share, network, and printer rights from completely [...]

InstallAware Subscriptions

November 12th, 2019

InstallAware is first and only to offer all of its features based on a subscription model! Enjoy unlimited royalty free distribution for all your installers, even if you cancel. Have unlimited 24/7 access to the latest and greatest version of InstallAware, always. Setups you build are yours to keep – even if you cancel!

Halloween Sale from InstallAware

October 28th, 2019

All Saints’ Day is getting closer and it’s fraught with danger! Happy Halloween from the InstallAware Team!

Double Standards and Hypocrisy

October 16th, 2019

InstallAware is no stranger to double standards and hypocrisy: So it is super easy for us to empathize with the following: And for comic amusement: May all these double standards and hypocrisy end for once and for all – for everyone!

Reflections on the Global Meltdown

October 14th, 2019

The following article does a good job of explaining why allegations of Kurdish genocide are completely off the rails: Having a poor lobby to push your interests doesn’t make a country genocidal! Follow this Twitter stream and get astounded by all the poorly photo-shopped images: My favorite is this one with a Turkish [...]

The Imbeciles at Borland

October 9th, 2019

Not the kindest topic, but you might agree after reading the post. Back in 2007 I spent quite possibly what was the happiest month of my career, upgrading Borland’s newly sprouting CodeGear from InstallShield to InstallAware. It was a dream come true in every sense of the word – working with my heroes and legends, [...]

InstallAware X10 Now Available

October 2nd, 2019

InstallAware X10 made the headlines (thank you, SD Times): o Save the world billions of clicks: Our new Single Click installers, inspired by MSIX packages; prove our setups are the easiest. Of course, build MSIX packages too, if you’re into that sort of thing. o Precision Windows configuration: Select your features (and server roles) from [...]

Thank You SD Times for Headlining InstallAware X10!

September 23rd, 2019