Advanced Installer Enterprise Releases

Released: Apr 23, 2021

Updates in 18.2


  • IIS: certificate per SSL binding support.
  • Microsoft PowerShell automation support to add and remove project icon.
  • PowerShell automation support for editing Software Launch Conditions.
  • Support for using multiple triggers for a scheduled task.
  • Updated Virtual Path values from AppPool content to IIS 7 format.
  • Update MSIX schema for 20H2.
  • Improvements to COMs when importing an MSIX package.
  • Improvements to MSIX environment variables.
  • MSI formatted JSON: support for passing the value of a...

Released: Mar 25, 2021

Updates in 18.1.1


  • Fixed build error: failed to digitally sign aipackagechainer.exe module.

Released: Mar 23, 2021

Updates in 18.1


  • Added predefined prerequisites for OpenJDK Java.
  • Added a predefined folder in Files and Folders for %USERPROFILE%.
  • Added Microsoft PowerShell automation support for synchronized folders.
  • Added PowerShell automation support for folder operations settings.
  • Improved command line support to update already existing prerequisite search.
  • Improved command line support to change prerequisite minimum and maximum versions.
  • Improved command line support for folder operations settings.
  • Added support...

Released: Feb 22, 2021

Updates in 18.0


  • Added support for Microsoft PowerShell v7: Predefined Launch Conditions, Prerequisites and Custom Actions Engine Update.
  • Added WiX import support for Microsoft Visual Studio Extension.
  • Added PowerShell automation support for COM page.
  • Added support for PSF RegLegacyFixups.
  • Added support for PSF auto-fixup for "allowElevation".
  • Manifest Editor - Added the option to Expand/Collapse all elements with the same XPath.
  • Improved shortcut synchronization when adding a Java product.
  • Added new...

Released: Jan 25, 2021

Updates in 17.9


  • Added new Importer and Editor for MSIXUpload/AppXUpload.
  • Added new MSIX declaration: FileExplorerContextMenus.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerShell automation support for COM page.
  • Improved PowerShell automation support for changing the Package Type.
  • Added option for adding priorities for Microsoft Visual Studio SKUs when importing a solution.
  • Added support for setting proxies for the updater manually.
  • Added option to automatically detect project file changes and reload in Advanced Installer’s...

Released: Dec 21, 2020

Updates in 17.8


  • Added Smart Package Support Framework (PSF) extension which helps you fix compatibility issues for applications packaged as an MSIX.
  • Added new Vivid theme for installers.
  • Added predefined prerequisites and launch conditions for "Microsoft PowerShell 7".
  • Improved PowerShell automation support for Organization page.
  • Added new option for “Extract Archive” custom action to not overwrite files.
  • Added the ability to show notifications about empty folders added/removed when synchronizing...

Released: Nov 25, 2020

Updates in 17.7


  • Added support for digital signing using Device Guard Signing Service (DGSS) v2.
  • Added Import and Update support for handling JSON files.
  • Added new MSIX supported extensions: "Mutable Package Directories", "Installed Location Virtualization", "App Extension", "Host Runtime" and "App Uri Handler".
  • Added Virtual Machine deployment image customization.
  • Predefined launch conditions for Microsoft Windows 10 version 20H2 (October 2020 Update).
  • Predefined launch condition for "Microsoft .NET...

Released: Oct 22, 2020

Updates in 17.6


  • Improved Microsoft PowerShell automation support for searching project information.
  • Improved custom fix-ups support for complex configuration scheme.
  • Improved move synchronized files and folders components when changing a synchronized folder feature.
  • Improved "ProductVersion" validation user experience on MSI Editor mode.
  • Improved the ability to suggest the current project location when using the "Save As" option.
  • Improved the ability to Log "Pending system changes that require a reboot...

Released: Sep 22, 2020

Updates in 17.5


  • Added the ability to build MSIX Optional Packages.
  • Added "Impersonate installing user" option for the "Extract Archive" operation.
  • Added the option to select more components at the same time for an instance.
  • Added new "Physical Source" text font when the path is set per-build.
  • Added "/SetPackageName" option to set the EXE bootstrapper name of a patch project.
  • Improved PowerShell automation support for drivers.
  • Improved PowerShell automation support for ODBC.
  • Improved PowerShell...

Released: Sep 7, 2020

Updates in 17.4.1


  • Fixed an issue where Advanced Installer crashed for trial users.
  • Fixed an issue where Advanced Installer (MSI Quick-Edit mode) fails to edit MSI without files.