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Download the 30 Day Free Trial of InstallAware and discover how InstallAware’s next generation MSI tool can give you complete control over Windows Installer. Advanced MSIcode scripting allows you to create MSI files without learning MSI internals, and enables you to create customized setups with an easy to use two-way interface.

With InstallAware, you can painlessly install complex application runtimes, seamlessly integrate partial web deployment, and boost compression ratios by up to 90%. Plus, with several sample projects to choose from, you can see just how easy InstallAware is to use.

  • MSIX Next Generation Package Format: Build your setup as a MSIX package, either from InstallAware, or within Visual Studio - embracing the future of packaging on Microsoft Windows!
  • ARM64 Platform (Qualcomm Snapdragon Cellular PC) Support: Full-stack support for this exciting new always-connected platform, build a single installer targeting ARM64, X86, and X64 all from a single setup file!
  • APPX Universal Windows Platform (Desktop Bridge): Bridge your Win32, Win64, and .NET apps to the future through Microsoft's Desktop Bridge as an APPX package targeting Universal Windows Platform and the Windows Store.
  • InstallTailor MST Creator: InstallAware Transformer InstallTailor MST Creator builds an MST transform for your MSI file after walking you through the setup interview and noting changed properties, directories, and features.
  • Visual Studio 2019 MSIX/APPX Build: Click on the InstallAware Extensions for Visual Studio toolbar button for MSIX/APPX, and instantly build your active Visual Studio project as a MSIX/APPX package, ready for monetization through the Windows Store.
  • InstantInstall Acceleration with Instant Extraction: InstallAware setups complete instantly. You will not find a faster Windows Installer when you use InstallAware's Native Code Setup Engine to power your installations. Now with Instant Extraction, booting even multi-gigabyte setups instantly.
  • 64-bit Compression with Heuristic and Binary Filters: InstallAware setups are as small as possible with new 64-bit compression. Even application runtimes such as .NET and SQL Server compress down to half the size of their already-compressed Microsoft versions!
  • Pin to Start Screen/Start Menu: Only InstallAware lets you pin any app to the Windows 8.x Start Screen or the Windows 10 Start Menu Live Tiles section - something both Microsoft and InstallShield claim to be programmatically impossible.
  • Windows 10 April 2019 Update Eco-System: Only InstallAware supports the new Windows 10 April 2019 Update eco-system and the full Microsoft stack, including seamless Team Foundation Server 2018 and Visual Studio Team Services integration for collaboration on a global scale.
  • Automated VM Testing: InstallAware integrates with VMware Workstation, VMware vSphere, and Microsoft Hyper-V. It automatically runs (unit) tests on your setups with just a single click on multiple target guest operating systems.
  • Triple Mode Web Updates: Push scheduled or manual or automatic updates. With automatic updates, ensure your apps always install and/or run at the latest version.
  • Windows Features/Server Roles: Configure Windows Features and Server Roles as an integral part of your installation. Automatically distill features common to all your target deployment platforms. Correctly navigate the minefield that is the selection of inter-feature and intra-feature dependencies.
  • Acrylic Materials with Sliding/Fading Wizard Transition FX: Only InstallAware supports Microsoft Fluent Design System with a brand-new Acrylic Materials Theme, and only InstallAware has setup wizard transition special effects, in sliding or fading modes - to impress and instill confidence in your app-savvy end-users like no other setup can.


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