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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 [...]

InstallAware Holiday Upgrade

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

InstallAware X5 contains years of continual improvements. For those of you on older versions, take a look at what you’re missing out on: Version X5: The first version of InstallAware to support Windows 10 Anniversary Edition, featuring one-click APPX Build from all your setup projects, bridging you to the Universal Windows Platform Highway through Microsoft’s [...]

InstallAware Open Sources APPX

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

InstallAware has open sourced the library it built for Microsoft’s Desktop Bridge APPX creation at www.installaware.com/gnu.asp. InstallAware is the only vendor giving developers a free ride across Microsoft’s Desktop Bridge to the Universal Windows Platform Highway! As we prepare to welcome 2017 in excitement of the coming holidays, we thought we’d put together a small [...]

InstallAware Thanksgiving Special

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! There’s a lot we’re thankful for this year at InstallAware: o Start Menu and Taskbar Pinning: If you’d rather not play the Windows Store/Universal Windows Platform game, InstallAware still gives your apps direct, unfettered access to prime Windows Desktop real estate! o Native Engine Eclipses MSI: If Windows Installer is not your cup [...]

InstallAware X5 Wins Multiple Awards in 2016

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It’s been an exciting year at InstallAware. Take a look at our latest 2016 awards: – Visual Studio Magazine Reader’s Choice 2016 Award. – ComponentSource Top 50 Publisher 2016 Award. We’re also now shipping inside-the-box with Delphi, C++ Builder, and RAD Studio. InstallAware Express is available on versions XE8 through XE10.1 for free! If you’re [...]

Universal Windows Platform Builder

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Our launch of InstallAware X5 was a huge success two weeks ago. InstallAware is the first – and only – installer with support for Windows 10.1 Redstone: 1) Build APPX Universal Windows Platform packages from existing (or new) setup projects. 2) Convert any existing MSI or EXE setup (even if you don’t have its source) [...]

New InstallAware X5 with APPX for Windows 10 Redstone

Monday, August 1st, 2016

InstallAware X5 is launching on Friday this week, with zero-day support for the latest summer hits from Microsoft: APPX Builder: Build any InstallAware setup as a Windows 10 Redstone Universal Windows Platform application! Effortlessly carry your Win32, Win64, and .NET apps to the future. Windows 10 Redstone: Detect and run setups on Windows 10 Redstone. [...]

InstallAware 4th of July Special

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Join us in celebrating 4th of July this year – Freedom for all setup builders worldwide! o Independence: Past the point of your initial software and license downloads, you do NOT need to connect to any InstallAware server to install or activate your software. o Self-Governance: Got a floating or multi-user license? You do NOT [...]