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Free install4j Alternatives

The best free alternative to install4j is Inno Setup, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to install4j and 11 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to install4j are NSIS, WiX, IzPack and Advanced Installer.

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  1. Inno Setup icon

    Inno Setup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Wine

    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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  2. NSIS icon

    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.

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  3. WiX icon

    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.

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  4. IzPack icon

    IzPack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

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

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  5. Advanced Installer icon

    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.

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  6. ClickTeam Install Creator icon

    ClickTeam Install Creator

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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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  7. CyberInstaller Suite icon

    CyberInstaller Suite

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Discontinued

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

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  8. DCP Setup Maker icon

    DCP Setup Maker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine

    Powerful simple-to-use application to generate stable and multi-platform installers.

    Is this a good alternative?
    Yes
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  9. InstallSimple icon

    InstallSimple

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    InstallSimple - installation package maker that lets you create installer for your files.

    Is this a good alternative?
    Yes
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  10. GUI Debian Package Maker icon

    GUI Debian Package Maker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A Debian package builder based on Debian Package Maker (http://debianpackagemaker.blogspot.com).

    Discontinued

    Last release in December 2009

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