RPM Builder Alternatives

    RPM Builder is described as 'Easy gui to build rpm package from binary (developed and tested on Fedora 18). Attention: This software can run also on windows but works only for linux!' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to RPM Builder for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RPM Builder are NSIS (Free, Open Source), Makeself (Free, Open Source), CreateInstall (Freemium) and Debreate (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Aug 26, 2020

    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Wine
    • NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com


    • 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 .
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • Professional installer software is an essential component for any software developer. The ideology behind the CreateInstall installer is based on two main principles.
      • Freemium
      • Windows
    • Debreate is a utility to aid in building Debian packages (.deb).
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • Spend your time developing your creations not building the installers.
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      • Freemium
      • Windows
    • InstallShield is designed to enable development teams to be more agile, collaborative and flexible when building reliable InstallScript and Windows Installer (MSI) installations...
      • Windows
    • 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.
    • Deb-o-Matic is an easy to use utility to build Debian source packages, meant to help developers to automate the building of their packages with a tool that requires limited user...
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • HM NIS Edit is the best Editor/IDE for NSIS . It's useful for experts and beginners in the creation of Setup programs with the NSIS.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.3, released in March 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com