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 (Free, Open Source), WiX (Free, Open Source), install4j (Paid) and IzPack (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 30, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SuperOrca is a direct replacement to the Orca MSI Editor from Microsoft. SuperOrca may be used to examine and modify any MSI database.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      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 NSIS.

      Discontinued

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

      show more


    1. Setup Factory Software Installer Builder for Windows. Advanced installer builder makes software installation programs for Windows. Award winning. Easy to Use.
    2. RayPack Studio provides a set of software products and components for professional enterprise software packaging.
      show more


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      SFX Tool is a graphical user interface and script generator for the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System. It allows the user to create simple setup files in minutes without writing a line of code. Advanced users may also edit the install script before it is compiled.

      Discontinued

      The project has been discontinued. Last version, 2006-01-28, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

    3. InstallAware provides Windows Installer (MSI) authoring, MSI compression, and MSI repackaging solutions. Tools include: InstallAware for Windows Installer, Setup Squeezer for Windows Installer, and Setup Squeezer for InstallShield.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Visual Studio
      SharpSetup enables creation of highly flexible Windows Installer based setup solutions directly in Visual Studio. Dialog templates, controls and wizards that come with SharpSetup make creating installer an enjoyable experience.
      No screenshots yet
    4. This application allows you to create MSI packages manually using a visual editor or automatically using the capturing technology.
    5. PACE Suite is an advanced software packaging tool with intuitive user interface and set of features providing (re)packaging in Windows installer and various virtualization formats.
      show more
    Showing 30 of 43 alternatives