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install4j is described as 'powerful multi-platform Java installer builder that generates native installers and application launchers for Java applications' and is a software installer in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to install4j for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Wine and Java. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like install4j are NSIS, Advanced Installer, WiX and IzPack.

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  1. Inno Setup icon

    Inno Setup

    • Windows
    • Wine
    54 alternatives to 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.

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    NSIS

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    54 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Support for scriptingNSIS supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  PortableNSIS can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Advanced Installer

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      44 alternatives to 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.

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      WiX

      40 alternatives to 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.

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      1.  Command line interfaceWiX either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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      IzPack

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
      33 alternatives to IzPack 

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

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      IzPack is Java-based, same as Install4J

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      InstallShield

      • Windows
      52 alternatives to 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.

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    • InstallBuilder icon

      InstallBuilder

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      52 alternatives to 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.

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    • ClickTeam Install Creator icon

      ClickTeam Install Creator

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      43 alternatives to ClickTeam Install Creator 

      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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      CyberInstaller Suite

      25 alternatives to 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.

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      Discontinued

      No updates for over 10 years: https://www.silvercybertech.com/english/download.html

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      DCP Setup Maker

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Wine
      15 alternatives to DCP Setup Maker 

      Powerful simple-to-use application to generate stable and multi-platform installers. Its intuitive user interface and exceptional ease of use makes it very easy to build complex desktop or web installers with large amounts of files.

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      1.  PortableDCP Setup Maker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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