Advanced Installer focuses on simplicity and ease of use. It provides a powerful - yet highly intuitive and easy to use - interface to the deployment process, making the authoring of MSI files a snap. It shields the developers from the complexity and intricacies of the Windows Installer technology while enabling them to leverage all its capabilities.
Advanced Installer is a Windows Installer authoring tool which enables developers and system administrators to create reliable MSI packages that meet the latest Microsoft Windows logo certification requirements, while having built-in support for Java Applications.
Advanced Installer for Java applications has the ability to generate an JRE installer package which bundles the Java Runtime Environment you specify. This JRE will be placed alongside with your Java application and it will be used when starting it.
Vista InstallersFull Windows Vista support
The most important Microsoft OS release in years, Windows Vista delivers major features and updates that impose additional challenges for applications and installers. Target Vista with your installers by using Advanced Installer to author installs with minimal UAC elevation prompts, digitally signed and meeting the requirements for the Windows Vista Logo Certification.
Windows Installer Development ToolMicrosoft Authenticode Digital ID signature
The Windows Installer technology was built to alleviate the issues faced by developers wanting to install software on the Windows platform. The solutions range from the supporting installation file, registry, shortcuts and file associations to Windows services, .Net and Win32 assemblies and digitally signed MSI packages. With Advanced Installer you can digitally sign the setups you create, authenticating your products and giving your users confidence and peace of mind.
Windows Installer Authoring ToolInstall Prerequisites
Advanced Installer allows you to install prerequisite applications that your software requires in order to run correctly. For example the .Net Framework, Java Runtime Environment, Acrobat Reader, browsers or databases. The prerequisites can be bundled in your package or downloaded on demand only if found missing on the user's computer.
Freeware Windows InstallerAuthor Windows Installer Patches (MSP files)
With Advanced Installer's Patch projects you can quickly and easily create Windows Installer patches, thus enabling users to update their applications to the latest developments without downloading the entire new version.
Free Windows InstallerCreate MSI packages in other languages
With Advanced Installer you can create Windows Installer packages in any language. Already included are: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Dutch, etc. Translating additional languages is as easy as editing an XML file.