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    What are the best EMCO MSI Package Builder alternatives?

    EMCO MSI Package Builder is described as 'This application allows you to create MSI packages manually using a visual editor or automatically using the capturing technology' and is a Software Installer in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to EMCO MSI Package Builder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Wine. The best alternative is NSIS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like EMCO MSI Package Builder are WiX (Free, Open Source), Advanced Installer (Freemium), Venis GUI for NSIS (Free) and IzPack (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 16, 2021

    1. 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.
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      • Windows
      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.


    2. Spend your time developing your creations not building the installers. Download the fully functional freeware version of Install Creator and create your first installation in less than one minute!
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    3. 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.
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      • 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      InstallSimple - installation package maker that lets you create installer for your files.
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    4. 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.
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    5. Setup Factory Software Installer Builder for Windows. Advanced installer builder makes software installation programs for Windows. Award winning. Easy to Use.
      • 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

    6. 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.
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