InstallAware Studio Releases

Released: Dec 18, 2020

Updates in X13

Features

  • Microsoft .NET 5 - Deploy .NET 5 in a single click using InstallAware.
  • Clone Project - Untangle all include scripts and disconnect shared assets into a new folder, with a single click.
  • 20H2 and Runtimes - MFC 16.8, platform cognizance updates and fresh Microsoft Windows feature definitions for ARM64/AMD64/X86.
  • Task Dialogs - Command links, radio buttons, expandable messages, footers, verification messages and custom icons.
  • On-Demand Elevation Template - Give your end-users the power to...

Released: Jun 12, 2020

Updates in X12

Features

  • Instant Processing: Complete your ETH transaction in 15 seconds or less.
  • Sell Without Middlepersons: Monetize your product directly at installation time.
  • Fiat Conversion: Specify the cost of your product in debasable currency, or crypto.
  • Re-Installable: Retrieve past purchase records directly from the uncensorable blockchain.
  • Instant Payment: Revenue in your wallet by the time your end-user is on the next wizard page.
  • Flexible Gateways: Connect directly to the Mainnet, or a local...

Released: Feb 2, 2020

Updates in X11 Service Pack 2

Features

  • Brand New Security Stack - Set Access Control and the Native Engine applies all kinds of permissions.
  • Mix different versions, users, and "All Users/Just Me" installs.
  • Acrylic Bug Workaround - This release solves the Windows 190X/19HX broken Acrylic window dragging bug.

Fixes

  • MSI Transactions work on Windows 10.
  • Flash works on Server 2016/2019.
  • Windows Features show the latest images.

Released: Dec 20, 2019

Updates in X11

Features

  • Torrent/Magnet Downloads - InstallAware now supports distributed, decentralized downloads - including for web media blocks.
    • Eliminate the need for traditional file hosting, and the risk of man-in-the-middle attacks.
    • Break free from server nodes, and cut down on hosting fees.
    • Improve download speeds and accelerate installations.
    • No changes required to existing InstallAware projects. Easily upgrade your existing setups to InstallAware.
  • New Security Model - Manage registry, file system...

Released: Sep 19, 2019

Updates in X10

Features

  • Extensible, Multi-Part Downloads - Parallel threading for accelerating custom content delivery.
  • IntelliScan Code Checking - Never break a build again with bad file references in script or UI.
  • Windows Features 2.0 Plug-In - An 100% accurate feature and server role configurator.
  • Code Preview Window - Bird's eye view of your source code topology with instant navigation.
  • Azure DevOps Services Integration - IDE integration pulls source code from the cloud, as well as Microsoft Visual Studio...

Released: May 19, 2019

Updates in X9 Centennial Update

Features

  • DirectX based rendering for all your existing setup wizard dialogs.
  • Ensures 100% seamless transitions, with or without special effects.
  • Intelligently enabled on a per-dialog basis, based on compatibility.
  • Fixes Windows 10 19H1's slow drag bug for sheets of Acrylic or Glass.

Released: Dec 3, 2018

Updates in X9

Features

IDE

  • The InstallAware IDE is now able to access native file system and registry locations on ARM64 platforms (cellular PCs running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor).

Tools and Libraries

  • The updated Win64 Setup template helps you build a single installer targeting X64, ARM64, and X86 platforms all from a single setup file.
  • The new Build MSIX Package tool builds existing InstallAware projects as MSIX packages, either interactively or from the command line, as well as continuing to...

Released: Jun 8, 2018

Updates in X8

Features

IDE

  • You may now acquire a remote project hosted on a Team Foundation Server or from Visual Studio Team Services. This feature is fully integrated within the InstallAware IDE, accessible in just a couple clicks, and functions without any dependencies on other tools such as Visual Studio or Team Explorer.
  • When attempting to debug a setup project which has not been built with a debug compatible build layout, the IDE now offers to rebuild it on-the-fly with a debug compatible uncompressed...

Released: Dec 22, 2017

Updates in X7

Features

  • Suite Installer Wizard - Merge any number of setups into one global suite installer, with feature binding support.
  • Dialog Editor with Undo/Redo - Instantly recover from mistakes while experimenting with your own setup themes.
  • Large Memory Model - Never run out of memory during setup extractions, or while packing your installations.
  • Download and Run Wizard - Link to third party servers when downloading application runtimes from the web.
  • Windows Component Installer - 100% visual...

Released: Jun 13, 2017

Updates in X6 Creators Update

Features

  • Creators Update: The APPX Builder now lets you customize your APPX logo, and has its own project file.
  • NanServer: Build Windows Server Applications (WSA) Installer packages using the new APPX Builder 2.0.
  • Windows Store: Submit your Win32, Win64, and .NET apps the Windows Store right after building your APPX.
  • Sideloading: InstallAware navigates the different APPX requirements for Sideloading vs. Windows Store builds.
  • .NET 4.7 Runtime: Avoid pitfalls with automatic certificate...