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InstallBuilder Alternatives

InstallBuilder is described as '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' and is a software installer in the file sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to InstallBuilder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Wine. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like InstallBuilder are NSIS, Advanced Installer, WiX and IzPack.

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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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    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.

    Installer example: Winamp


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    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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    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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    IzPack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

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

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  6. install4j

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    install4j is a powerful multi-platform Java installer builder that generates native installers and application launchers for Java applications.

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    Actual Installer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Easy-to-use software installer program for 32 & 64-bit Windows applications. Actual Installer Free & Professional Editions. Supports all installation features - Install, Update, Uninstall.

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    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.

    FREE, right out of the installer
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    DeployMaster

    • Windows

    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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    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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