Advanced Installer Enterprise Releases

Released: Aug 26, 2020

Updates in 17.4


  • Added support for Microsoft Azure Key Vault digital signing.
  • Integration for third-party digital signing tools.
  • "Quick MSI to MSIX" conversion workflow.
  • Predefined prerequisites for "Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver 17.6".
  • PowerShell automation support for merge modules.
  • Added the ability to copy XML nodes between different XML files/projects.
  • Updated SCCM integration to support multiple MSIX packages.
  • Security improvements for the “Uninstall cleanup” wizard.
  • Improved performance for...

Released: Jul 29, 2020

Updates in 17.3


  • Support for signing using Microsoft Device Guard.
  • Add executable parameters support for MSIX application declarations.
  • PowerShell automation support for Text Updates.
  • PowerShell automation support for managing environment variable operations.
  • PowerShell automation support for File Association.
  • Microsoft Windows 10 scheduled task type support.
  • Add more predefined options for the Scheduled Task start time.
  • Scheduled Task support to run for an indefinite duration.
  • Verify if the digital...

Released: Jun 30, 2020

Updates in 17.2


  • Import and edit support for MSIX bundles.
  • Driver dependency support for MSIX.
  • Added wizard for "Modification Package" project.
  • Predefined launch conditions for "Microsoft Windows 10 version 2004".
  • Enhancements
    • AppInstaller for MSIX Microsoft Windows Store.
    • Internal "signtool.exe" is used by default for digital signatures (updated from latest Microsoft Windows 10 SDK, version 10.0.19041.0 or newer).
    • Update to the newest 20H1 Microsoft Windows version for MSIX.
    • Row reference tracking in...

Released: Jun 17, 2020

Updates in 17.1.2


  • PowerShell script custom actions failed when setting an MSI property to a non initialized variable.
  • The "Platform" option for an Inline PowerShell custom action was not correctly saved.
  • "Import Repackaging Results" wizard failed for certain projects.
  • Visiting the Visual Assets or Package Information views incorrectly marked the project as modified.

Released: May 27, 2020

Updates in 17.1


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


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

Released: Feb 18, 2020

Updates in 16.8


  • 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


  • 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...