Makeself is described as '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 ' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Makeself for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Makeself are NSIS (Free, Open Source), WiX (Free, Open Source), Advanced Installer (Freemium) and IzPack (Free, Open Source).