Alternatives to WiX for all platforms with any license

Platforms

Desktop

Development

Indie / Classic

Other Platforms

  • Inno Setup icon

    Inno Setup

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

    Open Source Windows

  • NSIS icon

    NSIS

    NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as...

    Open Source Windows

  • InstallShield icon

    InstallShield

    InstallShield is designed to enable development teams to be more agile, collaborative and flexible when building reliable...

    Commercial Windows

  • Advanced Installer icon

    Advanced Installer

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

    Freemium Windows

  • InstallBuilder icon

    InstallBuilder

    Modern, easy to use crossplatform installation tool similar to InstallShield multiplatform and InstallAnywhere. It works across Linux...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • HM NIS EDIT icon

    HM NIS EDIT Discontinued

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

    Open Source Windows

  • CreateInstall icon

    CreateInstall

    Professional installer software is an essential component for any software developer. The ideology behind the CreateInstall installer...

    Freemium Windows

  • InstallForge icon

    InstallForge

    InstallForge is a very easy-to-use and flexible tool for creating fast installation packages for Windows.

    Free Windows Linux

  • IzPack icon

    IzPack

    IzPack is a one-stop solution for packaging, distributing and deploying applications. It is fully cross-platform and generates a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Java

  • InstallAware icon

    InstallAware

    InstallAware provides Windows Installer (MSI) authoring, MSI compression, and MSI repackaging solutions. Tools include: InstallAware...

    Commercial Windows

  • Excelsior Installer icon

    Excelsior Installer Discontinued

    Create setup packages in a matter of minutes Free software for people who need an easy way to make high-quality and convenient...

    Free Windows

  • SharpSetup

    SharpSetup enables creation of highly flexible Windows Installer based setup solutions directly in Visual Studio. Dialog templates...

    Free Personal Windows Microsoft Visual Studio

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    Setup Factory

    Setup Factory Software Installer Builder for Windows. Advanced installer builder makes software installation programs for Windows....

    Commercial Windows

  • SFX Tool icon

    SFX Tool Discontinued

    SFX Tool is a graphical user interface and script generator for the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System. It allows the user to create...

    Open Source Windows

  • CyberInstaller Suite icon

    CyberInstaller Suite

    CyberInstaller Suite is a packetization and installation software, oriented to every kind of developer. Thus, it can be applied to any...

    Freemium Windows

  • EMCO MSI Package Builder icon

    EMCO MSI Package Builder

    This application allows you to create MSI packages manually using a visual editor or automatically using the capturing technology....

    Commercial Windows

  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • DeployMaster icon

    DeployMaster

    DeployMaster is the no-nonsense software installer builder from Just Great Software. Deliver your applications to customers and...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Basic Setup Builder icon

    Basic Setup Builder

    Dont waste your time. Create your installer in minutes with Basic Setup Builder 1.0, a no script-based setup-maker with a fully...

    Commercial Windows

  • MakeMSI icon

    MakeMSI

    MAKEMSI is a freeware tool which enables you to easily and reliably create low overhead "MSI" or "Windows...

    Free Windows

  • WinInstall icon

    WinInstall

    WinINSTALL provides comprehensive PC lifecycle management, enabling you to automatically deploy, update, and manage software or...

    Freemium Windows

  • SamLogic Visual Installer icon

    SamLogic Visual Installer

    Visual Installer is a powerful but easy-to-use setup tool. You can create a distributable setup package and a visual setup wizard in...

    Commercial Windows

  • Makeself icon

    Makeself

    makeself.sh is a small shell script that generates a self-extractable tar.gz archive from a directory. The resulting file appears as a...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • xeam Visual Installer

    Visual Installer brings latest installation technology to you and your customers. Next Generation Installation Experience with...

    Freemium Windows

  • install4j

    install4j is a powerful multi-platform Java installer builder that generates native installers and application launchers for Java...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • NDJS framework icon

    NDJS framework Discontinued

    NDJS uses NWJS or Electron to create visually appealing software installers while using the NPM and Bower eco-systems. Develop with...

    Free Mac Windows Linux