Advanced Installer Architect Releases

Released: May 27, 2020

Updates in 17.1

Features

  • Digital Signature support for PowerShell scripts.
  • GitHub integration for the Updater.
  • Password for digital certificate is required only once at build time.
  • Build warning if certificate used for digital signature is of SHA1 type.
  • Build warning if certificate used for digital signature has expired.
  • Visual asset contrast support for Microsoft Windows Shell "light" theme.
  • PowerShell support to configure project “Output” location.
  • Automatically disable the Repackager files that are not found...

Released: Apr 27, 2020

Updates in 17.0

Features

  • MSIX Package Manifest Editor.
  • Powershell automation support for Custom Actions.
  • Support for deploying an MSIX package with MSIX Core on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.
  • Predefined prerequisites for "ASP.NET Core Runtime 3.1.3".
  • Add Trigger Events for MSIX services.
  • Improved Repackager filters.
  • Digital signatures with a SHA1 certificate types are now supported.
  • Better check if SignTool’s "KB 3118401" dependency is installed.
  • PSF fix for private files accessed by other apps.
  • Add new options for...

Released: Mar 17, 2020

Updates in 16.9

Features

  • Windows Services support for MSIX.
  • Added FileSystemWrite Virtualization, RegistryWrite Virtualization, PackageIntegrity, SupportedUsers and AllowExecution flags for MSIX packages.
  • New view for MSIX comparison.
  • Updated "StartUp Task" synchronization for MSIX packages.
  • Updated "Configuration File" to display a custom message through the Updater.
  • Improved start page filter.
  • Updated executable paths when applications are moved.
  • Automatically generate all visual assets in certain conditions...

Released: Mar 9, 2020

Updates in 16.8.1

Fixes

  • Advanced Installer account login not working with Floating license types.

Released: Feb 18, 2020

Updates in 16.8

Features

  • Added the ability to automatically create MST files using PowerShell.
  • Synchronize font files in MSIX builds.
  • Early digital certificate validation for MSIX.
  • Show files skipped for signing at build time when they are already digitally signed.
  • Improved network connectivity for remote repackaging.
  • Import custom versions from target platforms when importing/editing an MSIX.
  • Extend MSIX Advanced Installer stub support for elevated and non-elevated executables at the same time.
  • Update to...

Released: Jan 15, 2020

Updates in 16.7

Features

  • Predefined launch condition and prerequisite for .NET Core Runtime 3.1.
  • Predefined prerequisites for .NET Core Desktop Runtime 3.1 and .NET Core IIS Hosting 3.1.
  • New registry entries for latest install path and version of Advanced Installer.
  • Digitally sign EXE option should not be automatically set for an already signed file.
  • UWP application Arguments fields are now formatted.
  • Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Microsoft Visual Studio 2015-2019 predefined prerequisite updated to...

Released: Dec 17, 2019

Updates in 16.6.1

Fixes

  • Build failed for projects that had prerequisites with "Windows XP/Server 2003" on unsupported Windows list.

Released: Dec 12, 2019

Updates in 16.6

Features

  • Create MSIX/APPX packages for the Microsoft Store.
  • PowerShell automation to manage properties.
  • Destination, ReadOnly and Exclusion support for File Redirection (Package Support Framework).
  • Predefined launch conditions for "Windows 10 version 1909 (November 2019 Update)".
  • Dialogs can be edited using MSI Editor.
  • Intune Deploy tool dependency for Internet Explorer initialization has been removed.
  • Remove enclosing quotes for process name string from "Terminate process" custom action.

Fixes...

Released: Nov 13, 2019

Updates in 16.5

Features

  • MSIX Package editor.
  • Run PowerShell scripts in MSIX.
  • Preserve IIS client customizations on upgrades.
  • New launch condition for SQL Server 2019 Express.
  • Added predefined prerequisite for Java SE 13.
  • Added predefined prerequisites for SQL Server 2019 Express.
  • Added predefined launch condition for Java 13.
  • Automatically adjust standard action sequence number.
  • Automatically discover License Server.
  • Improved Publisher ID synchronization with Digital Signature.
  • Remove installed services during...

Released: Oct 10, 2019

Updates in 16.4.1

Fixes

  • Installation failing on Windows 7 and 8 for packages with Enhanced UI and feature-based or post-install prerequisites.