Basic Setup Builder Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Basic Setup Builder for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD, PortableApps.com and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to 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 integrated help system and step by step guides. If your looking for more info about Basic Setup Builder like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 4/27/2018 7:16:00 AM

Alternatives to Basic Setup Builder for all platforms with any license

  • 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 stability.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • NSIS

    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. Being a users first experience with your product, a stable and reliable installer is an important component of successful software. With NSIS you can create such installers that are capable of doing everything that is needed to setup your software.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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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 installer through a simple graphical user interface or through its command line.

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

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • CreateInstall

    Professional installer software is an essential component for any software developer. The ideology behind the CreateInstall installer is based on two main principles. Complete control over the installation process and unlimited scalability. If you want to know what your installation package does step by step and want to it to perform certain operations at certain times, CreateInstall is your choice.

    Freemium Windows

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  • Wix#

    Wix# answers many MSI authoring challenges. It solves the common MSI/WiX authoring limitations in a very elegant and yet unorthodox way. Wix# follows the steps of other transcompilers like Script#, CoffeeScript or GWT by using source code of a more manageable syntax (C# in this case) to produce the desired source code of a less manageable syntax (WiX).

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • IzPack

    IzPack is a one-stop solution for packaging, distributing and deploying applications. It is fully cross-platform and generates a single installer. As such, it is an alternative to native solutions such as platform-specific installers and package managers. IzPack-generated installers only require a Java virtual machine to run. Many companies and projects have been using IzPack over the years.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Java

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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) installations for PCs, servers, Web and virtual applications. InstallShield is the only software installer that can directly convert MSIs to Microsoft App-V virtual packages.

    Commercial Windows

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  • InstallForge

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

    Free 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 Licenses for open source projects.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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 NSIS. Its Script Wizard will help you to create standard Setup programs with only few clicks, also its InstallOptions designer will help you to create your own custom pages with a friendly drag and drop interface.

    Free 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.
  • InstallSimple

    InstallSimple - installation package maker that lets you create installer for your files. If you have made a program that you want to distribute, you can use this installer maker to create a nice looking installer for your programs. The best part of InstallSimple is that it does not increases the file size of installation package significantly. In fact, the installer just adds a 24 KB over the compressed data size.

    Freemium Windows

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  • CyberInstaller Suite

    CyberInstaller Suite is a packetization and installation software, oriented to every kind of developer. Thus, it can be applied to any language or development environment (.Net, C++, C#, Delphi, Java, PHP, Visual Basic, etc.) and can be used either by the occasional programmer (free version), or by the professional developer (registered version). The Free version is completely free of charge and allows you to distribute your own software in the easiest and cheapest possible way.

    Freemium Windows

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  • 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 limited user interaction and a simple configuration. It provides some useful features such as automatic chroot creation, rebuild of source packages, post-build checks, and much more. It is also extendible with modules that are loaded and executed during the build phases. Other pages: - Launchpad - https://launchpad .

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • 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 within four easy steps. Advanced options and latest specifications supported.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • install4j

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

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Centurion Setup

    After putting a lot of effort into your software, it's time to distribute it. Don't spend weeks wrestling with a complicated installation builder when you are so close to being done. Centurion Setup is extremely easy to use, and you can have a professional installation program built in minutes. The installer is self-contained in a single compressed executable file, and runs on all versions of Windows.

    Commercial Windows

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  • 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 shell script (many of those have a .run suffix), and can be launched as is. The archive will then uncompress itself to a temporary directory and an optional arbitrary command will be executed (for example an installation script). This is pretty similar to archives generated with WinZip Self-Extractor in the Windows world.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • pkgcreator

    The main objective of this project is to simplify the creation of Debian packages by providing an utility that parses a simple YAML file and generate all the file structure, DEBIAN control files and freedesktop.org menus and icons (for GUI applications). It provides both a command line and graphical applications.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.1svn30, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code Hosting
  • Setup Factory

    Setup Factory is the trusted and reliable way to make software installers for your Windows software applications. Unlike other installer builders that require week-long training courses in order to get up to speed, Setup Factory was designed to be fast and easy to use. Simply drag and drop your files onto the project window and you’re ready to build.

    Commercial Windows

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