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InstallAware X7 Shipping Friday This Week!

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

InstallAware X7 is launching on Friday this week! InstallShield have now fallen two major version releases behind InstallAware: o Suite Installer Wizard: Merge any number of setups into one global suite installer, with feature binding support. o Code Completion and Search: Accelerate your scripting and find the commands you need quickly in the revamped InstallAware [...]

InstallAware X7 Is Coming!

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

After a full year of R&D, InstallAware X7 is finally launching this month! InstallShield have now fallen two major version releases behind InstallAware: o Suite Installer Wizard: Merge any number of setups into one global suite installer, with feature binding support. o Dialog Editor with Undo/Redo: Instantly recover from mistakes while experimenting with your own setup themes. o Large Memory Model: Never [...]

InstallAware Support Policy Update

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

In providing the best of service to our customers, we thank you for your understanding that: – InstallAware Technical Support will no longer be offered on peer support forums. – Phone support is now only available for users with a current Gold Support plan. – Email support replies are guaranteed only for users with a [...]

InstallAware End Of Life Announcement

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

All versions of InstallAware prior to InstallAware X2 are now ineligible for the following benefits: – Bug fixes, including security patches and stability issues. – Technical support, including forum, email and phone access. – 50% discounted upgrade pricing over full new user prices. While we have never cut off old version users in 13 years, [...]

X6 Creators Update – 4th of July Special

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

InstallAware X6 Creators Update/APPX Builder 2.0 launched in June 2017 to great critical acclaim: o NEW! APPX Builder 2.0: Target Windows Store submissions, Nano Server Installers, or Sideloading. o Visual Studio Extension: Build an APPX, App-V, MSI, or EXE with a single click on the InstallAware Toolbar. o Unit Testing: Run simultaneous installation tests on [...]

InstallAware X6 Creators Update

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

InstallAware X6 Creators Update has launched and is available for immediate download, together with version 2.0 of InstallAware’s APPX Builder! o Creators Update: The APPX Builder now lets you customize your APPX logo, and has its own project file. o Nano Server: Build Windows Server Applications (WSA) Installer packages using the new APPX Builder 2.0. [...]

New InstallAware Subscriptions Starting At $49

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

InstallAware X6 is the first installer to launch with a subscription model! InstallAware Express X6 is now only $49/month: InstallAware Developer X6 is now only $99/month: InstallAware Studio X6 is now only $199/month: InstallAware Studio Admin X6 is now only $399/month: An InstallAware Subscription gives you world-class installers at 2% the [...]

Rob’s Apology to InstallAware Software

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Rob Mensching today issued his second apology to InstallAware Software, after his first apology about a decade ago. It is quite extensive, so we’ll leave you to it without further ado: “I regret having published my so-called apology about a decade ago, which was a thinly veiled hit-job against your company. While it sounded like [...]

New InstallAware X6

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

InstallAware X6 has launched with amazing new features: o Visual Studio: 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2017 enjoy one-click APPX builds directly from the Visual Studio Toolbar, even where Microsoft does not support it natively! o Service Failure Actions: Amazing resiliency for your apps in the field with automatic restarts, reboots, messages, and more advanced Windows [...]

New InstallTailor and VS 2017 in InstallAware X6

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

InstallAware X6 is launching on Friday this week, first and only to extend Visual Studio 2017 with one-click APPX, App-V, and Windows Installer setup builds directly from the Visual Studio 2017 toolbar! Take a look at some of the most exciting features in InstallAware X6: MST Creator: Need to do some install tailoring? Use the [...]