Free InstallShield Alternatives

    The best free alternative to InstallShield is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to InstallShield and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to InstallShield are NSIS (Free, Open Source), Advanced Installer (Freemium), WiX (Free, Open Source) and InstallForge (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 20, 2021

    Platforms

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Wine
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • OpenSolaris
    • Java
    • Microsoft Visual Studio

    Features

    • Software installer
    • Portable
    • WixEdit
    • WixPie IDE
    • Customizable
    • Debian package
    • Java
    • Local based GUI
    • Nuget
    • Command line interface
    • Compiler
    • Configurable
    • Continuous Integration
    • Distribution
    • Documentation
    • exe
    • Exe Compiler
    • File Compression
    • File sharing

    License

    × Clear
    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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