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Free EMCO MSI Package Builder Alternatives

The best free alternative to EMCO MSI Package Builder is NSIS, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to EMCO MSI Package Builder and 18 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to EMCO MSI Package Builder are WiX, IzPack, Advanced Installer and Venis GUI for NSIS.

EMCO MSI Package Builder alternatives are mainly Software Installers but may also be Package Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of EMCO MSI Package Builder.
This page was last updated Feb 16, 2021
  • Windows

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.



  3. IzPack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

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

  4. Advanced Installer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  5. 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.



  6. InstallForge

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Wine

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

  7. Makeself

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

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  8. Wix#

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WixSharp enables creating MSI files or WiX source code by using C# source code. Upon execution, the C# code is transformed into a MSI file or WiX source code. Thanks to C# features such as inheritance, it becomes easy to create installers.

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  9. CreateInstall

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  10. HM NIS EDIT

    • 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.

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