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MakeMSI is described as 'MAKEMSI is a freeware tool which enables you to easily and reliably create low overhead "MSI" or "Windows Installer" based installers. Windows Installer is a Microsoft developed and backed installer format or technology for building reliable installation' and is a software installer in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MakeMSI for Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Wine. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MakeMSI are NSIS, WiX, InstallShield and Wix#.

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  1. Inno Setup icon

    Inno Setup

    • Windows
    • Wine
    54 alternatives to Inno Setup 

    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

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    54 alternatives to NSIS 

    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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    1.  Support for scriptingNSIS supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  PortableNSIS can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Installer example: Winamp
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      WiX

      40 alternatives to WiX 

      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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      1.  Command line interfaceWiX either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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      InstallShield

      • Windows
      52 alternatives to InstallShield 

      InstallShield is designed to enable development teams to be more agile, collaborative and flexible when building reliable InstallScript and Windows Installer (MSI) installations for PCs, servers, Web and virtual applications.

       InstallShield has no features, suggest some!
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      Wix#

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      21 alternatives to Wix# 

      WixSharp enables creating MSI files or WiX source code by using C# source code. Upon execution, the C# code is transformed into a MSI file or WiX source code. Thanks to C# features such as inheritance, it becomes easy to create installers.

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      InstallBuilder

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      52 alternatives to InstallBuilder 

      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.

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      Centurion Setup

      18 alternatives to Centurion Setup 

      After putting a lot of effort into your software, it's time to distribute it. Don't spend weeks wrestling with a complicated installation builder when you are so close to being done. Centurion Setup is extremely easy to use, and you can have a professional installation...

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    • InstallJammer

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      4 alternatives to InstallJammer 

      Download InstallJammer for free. InstallJammer is a multiplatform GUI installer and builder. InstallJammer is no longer under active development.

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      WixPie

      • Windows
      36 alternatives to WixPie 

      If you want to create installers for software that you created on the Windows platform it's most likely that you tried to use the Wix-Toolset.

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      NDJS framework

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      24 alternatives to NDJS framework 

      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

       NDJS framework has no features, suggest some!
      Discontinued

      Website is down as of 2016-07-12.

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