IzPack Alternatives

    IzPack is described as 'one-stop solution for packaging, distributing and deploying applications' and is a Software Installer in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to IzPack for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Wine and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IzPack are NSIS (Free, Open Source), WiX (Free, Open Source), Advanced Installer (Freemium) and install4j (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 5, 2021

    1. Make installers and 7-zip Self-Extracting archives for file and software distribution on Windows. Lots of features to create fully-customized installers and SFX packages for professional file and software delivery.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      SFX Tool is a graphical user interface and script generator for the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System. It allows the user to create simple setup files in minutes without writing a line of code. Advanced users may also edit the install script before it is compiled.

      Discontinued

      The project has been discontinued. Last version, 2006-01-28, can be still downloaded from SourceForge



    2. InstallAware provides Windows Installer (MSI) authoring, MSI compression, and MSI repackaging solutions. Tools include: InstallAware for Windows Installer, Setup Squeezer for Windows Installer, and Setup Squeezer for InstallShield.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Visual Studio
      SharpSetup enables creation of highly flexible Windows Installer based setup solutions directly in Visual Studio. Dialog templates, controls and wizards that come with SharpSetup make creating installer an enjoyable experience.
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    3. RayPack Studio provides a set of software products and components for professional enterprise software packaging.
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    4. This application allows you to create MSI packages manually using a visual editor or automatically using the capturing technology.
    5. Dont waste your time. Create your installer in minutes with Basic Setup Builder 1.0, a no script-based setup-maker with a fully integrated help system and step by step guides.
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    6. NDJS uses NWJS or Electron to create visually appealing software installers while using the NPM and Bower eco-systems. Develop with your favorite web IDE and enjoy full debugging and testing capabilities

      Discontinued

      Website is down as of 2016-07-12.

    7. Squirrel is both a set of tools and a library, to completely manage both installation and updating your Desktop Windows application, written in either C# or any other language (i.e., Squirrel can manage native C++ applications).
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      • 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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