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SharpSetup is described as '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' and is a software installer in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SharpSetup for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Wine. The best alternative is Inno Setup, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SharpSetup are NSIS, Advanced Installer, WiX and IzPack.

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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows
  • Microsoft Visual Studio

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  1. Inno Setup icon

    Inno Setup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Wine

    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.

    Compiler
  2. NSIS icon

    NSIS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

    Installer example: Winamp


  3. Advanced Installer icon

    Advanced Installer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Advanced Installer is a powerful and easy to use setup authoring tool which offers full Windows Installer support and more. You can configure every aspect of your installer through a simple graphical user interface or through its command line.

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  4. WiX icon

    WiX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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  5. IzPack icon

    IzPack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    IzPack is a one-stop solution for packaging, distributing and deploying applications.

    Screenshot


  6. Actual Installer icon

    Actual Installer

    • 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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  7. Wix# icon

    Wix#

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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  8. InstallShield icon

    InstallShield

    • Windows

    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.

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  9. InstallBuilder icon

    InstallBuilder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  10. ClickTeam Install Creator icon

    ClickTeam Install Creator

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Spend your time developing your creations not building the installers. Download the fully functional freeware version of Install Creator and create your first installation in less than one minute!

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