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Advanced Installer Alternatives

Advanced Installer is described as 'powerful and easy to use setup authoring tool which offers full Windows Installer support and more. You can configure every aspect of your installer through a simple graphical user interface or through its command line' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Advanced Installer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Wine and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Advanced Installer are NSIS, WiX, IzPack and install4j.

This page was last updated Sep 2, 2021
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

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

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  1. Inno Setup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Wine

    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 stability.

    Some users think Inno Setup is a great alternative to Advanced Installer, some don't.
  2. NSIS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore very suitable for internet distribution.



  3. WiX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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 developers may integrate into their build processes to build MSI and MSM setup packages.

  4. IzPack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    IzPack is a one-stop solution for packaging, distributing and deploying applications.

  5. install4j

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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



  6. Actual Installer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Easy-to-use software installer program for 32 & 64-bit Windows applications. Actual Installer Free & Professional Editions. Supports all installation features - Install, Update, Uninstall.

  7. Venis GUI for NSIS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Venis is a, NOW 100% FREE, Visual Environment for Nullsoft Install System (NSIS). The Venis IX environment makes creating and maintaining NSIS install scripts quick and easy.

  8. Advanced BAT to EXE Converter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Advanced BAT to EXE Converter quickly converts your batch scripts to .EXE files. Even the most complex batch files can be converted to executables with Intelli-Parse technology which reduces development time.

  9. InstallForge

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Wine

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

  10. Action1 Endpoint Security Platform

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Action1 Endpoint Security Platform discovers all of your endpoints in seconds and allows you to retrieve live security information from the entire network using plain English queries, with a Google-like experience, right in your web browser.

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