NSIS Alternatives

    NSIS is described as '(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' and is a popular app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to NSIS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Wine. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NSIS are WiX (Free, Open Source), Advanced Installer (Freemium), install4j (Paid) and Venis GUI for NSIS (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 15, 2021

    1. The main objective of this project is to simplify the creation of Debian packages by providing an utility that parses a simple YAML file and generate all the file structure, DEBIAN control files and freedesktop.org menus and icons (for GUI applications).

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.1svn30, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code Hosting

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    2. RayPack Studio provides a set of software products and components for professional enterprise software packaging.
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    3. PACE Suite is an advanced software packaging tool with intuitive user interface and set of features providing (re)packaging in Windows installer and various virtualization formats.
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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. MAKEMSI is a freeware tool which enables you to easily and reliably create low overhead "MSI" or "Windows Installer" based installers.
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    7. WinINSTALL provides comprehensive PC lifecycle management, enabling you to automatically deploy, update, and manage software or security for desktops, servers, and notebook computers.
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    8. Visual Installer is a powerful but easy-to-use setup tool. You can create a distributable setup package and a visual setup wizard in minutes, without any programming. A created setup package can be deployed via a CD, DVD, USB stick or the Internet.
    9. Deb-Creator is a tool to quickly create Debian packages. The program provides a simple graphical user interface written in C++ using Qt Creator. It uses the dpkg command in Linux to build the final Debian package. Other pages: - Launchpad project -...

      Discontinued

      Last release in February 2011

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    10. A tool for developers who want to make there application available as RPM packages. rpmbuild has to be installed and you should have a good idea how rpmbuild works. The templates will give you some help how to build your own rpm package for your application.
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