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    Inno Setup

    Inno Setup is a free installer for Windows programs. First introduced in 1997, Inno Setup today rivals and even surpasses many commercial installers in feature set and...

    Open Source Windows

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    WiX

    The Windows Installer XML (WiX) is a toolset that builds Windows installation packages from XML source code. The toolset supports a command line environment that...

    Open Source Windows

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    Advanced Installer

    Advanced Installer is a powerful and easy to use setup authoring tool which offers full Windows Installer support and more. You can configure every aspect of your...

    Freemium Windows

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    InstallShield

    InstallShield is designed to enable development teams to be more agile, collaborative and flexible when building reliable InstallScript and Windows Installer (MSI)...

    Commercial Windows

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    InstallBuilder

    Modern, easy to use crossplatform installation tool similar to InstallShield multiplatform and InstallAnywhere. It works across Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. Free...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Debreate

    Debreate is a utility to aid in building Debian packages (.deb). The goal behind Debreate is to make developing for Debian based Linux distributions more appealing, with...

    Open Source Linux

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  • HM NIS EDIT icon

    HM NIS EDIT

    HM NIS Edit is the best Editor/IDE for NSIS . It's useful for experts and beginners in the creation of Setup programs with the...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.3, released in March 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    ClickTeam Install Creator

    Spend your time developing your creations not building the installers. Download the fully functional freeware version of Install Creator and create your first...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Deb-o-Matic icon

    Deb-o-Matic

    Deb-o-Matic is an easy to use utility to build Debian source packages, meant to help developers to automate the building of their packages with a tool that requires...

    Open Source Linux

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  • Packin icon

    Packin

    Packin is a graphical Linux package creator wizard which compiles packages in the popular debian package format (.deb files). Packin creates complete debian packages...

    Open Source Linux

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  • CreateInstall icon

    CreateInstall

    Professional installer software is an essential component for any software developer. The ideology behind the CreateInstall installer is based on two main principles....

    Freemium Windows

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    Debian Package Maker

    DebianPackageMaker is a simple user interface/tool to make a debian package easier and straightforward to use and deploy your linux application to any debian based...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued Last release in June 2008
  • DCP Setup Maker icon

    DCP Setup Maker

    Powerful simple-to-use application to generate stable and multi-platform installers. Its intuitive user interface and exceptional ease of use makes it very easy to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Ubucompilator icon

    Ubucompilator

    Ubucompilator is a modern software written in Gambas for Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint and debian derivates to compile and make .debs packages easly, by a graphic way. ...

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued Last version 1.0, released May 2011, can be downloaded from Launchpad

NSIS Comments

Very powerful install system! Has plugin for Eclipse. Total ...

Comment by JacobDi
about NSIS Jun 2011

Very powerful install system! Has plugin for Eclipse. Totally scriptable. 100% localizable - support huge amount of predefine language packs. It took me one day to write the installer, but it's really good, and 100% free!

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