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    Excelsior Installer Alternatives

    Excelsior Installer is described as 'Create setup packages in a matter of minutes' and is a Software Installer in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Excelsior Installer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Wine, Mac and Java. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Excelsior Installer are WiX (Free, Open Source), IzPack (Free, Open Source), Advanced Installer (Freemium) and InstallForge (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 19, 2019
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    Create setup packages in a matter of minutes
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      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.
    1. 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.


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      IzPack is a one-stop solution for packaging, distributing and deploying applications.
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      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.
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      A very simplistic and streamlined program for creating installation files.


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      DeployMaster is the no-nonsense software installer builder from Just Great Software. Deliver your applications to customers and prospects with a good first impression. Easy to use for both the developer and the end user.
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      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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      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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      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.
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      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.

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      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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