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Secure Your PC with InstallAware DiskZIP

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

This ain’t your daddy’s WinZip. Compress your entire disk and use it all as if it was uncompressed: Security First: Your greatest benefit is security. Your compressed disk image file is 100% impregnable to all known malware. Locked by the OS, it could hardly be touched by any future malware. Privacy Next: Skip the cloud [...]

NEW! InstallAware Centennial Update

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Good news, everyone: The InstallAware Win32 GDI to DirectX Bridge is finally here! o DirectX based rendering for all your existing setup wizard dialogs. o Ensures 100% seamless transitions, with or without special effects. o Intelligently enabled on a per-dialog basis, based on compatibility. o Fixes Windows 10 19H1′s slow drag bug for sheets of [...]

NEW! InstallAware X9 Update

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

InstallAware X9 Update is here: o Detect the latest Windows 10 version, referred to as Redstone 6, April 2019 Update, 19H1, 1903 – yes, that’s a mouthful! o Install the newest Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 version – compress it 12% (twelve percent) smaller too! o Full-support for, and integration with, the entire Visual Studio 2019 [...]

NEW! InstallAware MSIX Editor

Monday, April 15th, 2019

InstallAware is first (and only) to ship a dedicated MSIX IDE: o Create new MSIX packages from scratch. o Load any pre-existing MSIX package regardless of authoring kit. o View and extract resources inside of any MSIX package. o Update the contents and logic of any MSIX package. o Save your changes as a [...]

NEW! InstallAware 26.1 Launching Friday

Sunday, December 16th, 2018

InstallAware 26.1 is launching on Friday this week: New Visual Studio 2019 Integration – Generate triple-hybrid ARM64/AMD64-EM64T/X86 installers from your existing Visual Studio projects. All downlevel versions up to Visual Studio 2003 are supported, too. Next Generation MSIX Packages – Carry your apps, and setups, to the packaging format of the future; to say nothing [...]

Thank You Microsoft!

Monday, December 10th, 2018

All of us at InstallAware would like to thank Microsoft for their gracious support this year: – Andrew Clinick, Group Program Manager MSIX, on InstallAware‘s MSIX support – Hari Pulapaka, Group Program Manager ARM64, on InstallAware‘s ARM64 support – Andrew Clinick, Group Program Manager MSIX, on InstallAware‘s ARM64 and MSIX support Stay [...]

NEW! InstallAware X9 with ARM64 and MSIX Builder

Friday, November 30th, 2018

InstallAware X9 is now available for immediate download: o Full-Stack ARM64 Support: Only InstallAware X9 builds, installs, and even repackages setups natively on exciting new ARM64 platforms. o MSIX Next Generation Packaging: The future is here! InstallAware was the first to bring you MSIX support, now with a gamma release. o Database Refresh: Only InstallAware X9 connects to the latest versions of [...]

InstallAware X8 Now Shipping

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

InstallAware X8 is now available for immediate download with these great new benefits: o Best UX: Windows 10 April 2018 Update introduces Acrylic for Win32 and InstallAware is the first installer leveraging this for a Microsoft Fluent Design System compliant user interface. o Best Designer: Now with unlimited undo/redo in the Dialog Editor, InstallAware provides [...]

InstallAware X8 Coming This Friday

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

We’ve finally hatched our latest version InstallAware X8: Acrylic Materials: InstallAware is the first and only installer to support Microsoft Fluent Design System. Apply Acrylic Materials to your existing themes, our use our own Acrylic Theme(1) to make the best first impression with your users. Dialog Editor Undo: It’s finally here! Fully unlimited(2) undo/redo while editing your dialogs and designing custom setup themes. Experiment [...]

InstallAware Supports MSIX!

Friday, May 11th, 2018

The word is out – Microsoft has officially unveiled MSIX at Build 2018, the next-generation of application packaging on Windows! InstallAware will fully support MSIX upon its official launch, and be the first vendor to do so, if our track record is any indicator: For more information about MSIX and to review the full [...]