WinInstall AlternativesSoftware Installers and other similar apps like WinInstall
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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- - Inno Setup is the most popular Windows alternative to WinInstall.
- - Inno Setup is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to WinInstall.
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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.Suggest and vote on features
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.Advanced Installer has no features, suggest some!
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.Suggest and vote on features
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 .run suffix), and can be launched as is.
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- - Makeself is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to WinInstall.
SFX Tool is a graphical user interface and script generator for the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System. It allows the user to create simple setup files in minutes without writing a line of code. Advanced users may also edit the install script before it is compiled.Discontinued
The project has been discontinued. Last version, 2006-01-28, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
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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- - InstallShield is the most popular commercial alternative to WinInstall.
Venis is a, NOW 100% FREE, Visual Environment for Nullsoft Install System (NSIS). The Venis IX environment makes creating and maintaining NSIS install scripts quick and easy.
Professional installer software is an essential component for any software developer. The ideology behind the CreateInstall installer is based on two main principles. Complete control over the installation process and unlimited scalability.CreateInstall has no features, suggest some!
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. Its Script Wizard will help you to create standard Setup programs with only few clicks, also its...Suggest and vote on features
HM NIS EDIT Features
- PortableHM NIS EDIT can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.3, released in March 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.