InstallAware Virtualization Releases

Released: Jun 24, 2021

Updates in V9


  • Added several compatibility fixes for recent Microsoft Windows 10 releases.
  • Console version added new option: license-file-path.
  • Added new option: "force create 64-bit executable (for Microsoft .NET applications only)".


  • Version components in Version - File version shown in the wrong order.
  • If the option "hide out virtual files from a file dialog" was enabled, embedded files were visible.
  • A 64-bit process may crash on loading a DLL.
  • A process crashed on loading a DLL of a virtual...

Released: May 19, 2019

Updates in V8


  • UI now supports moving files from one directory to another one.
  • Improved packed executable launch speed due to readonly registry layer.


  • An embedded executable might crash at startup from packed executable.
  • If input exe required administrative privileges, packed exe didn't require administrative privileges.
  • GetFinalPathNameByHandle() failed for virtual files located on virtual drive.
  • If virtual value was added to real key, real values of the key were hidden from the application...

Released: Mar 5, 2018

Updates in V7


  • Support for importing InstallAware X7 projects.
  • New import options (ActiveX/COM registration, .REG files, and RegAsm.exe output from .NET libraries).
  • Windows 10 1709 Fall Creator's Update support.

Released: May 2, 2016

Updates in this release

Updates in V6

  • Brand New IDE - Built from the ground up, the new InstallAware Virtualization IDE is easier to use, faster, and more resilient than before.
  • Windows 10 Support - The InstallAware Virtualization engine now produces virtualized apps for Windows 10.
  • Compressed Apps - Compress your virtual apps and save time and space during publishing.
  • Splash Screen - Show a splash screen while your virtualized apps are loading, closing on a pre-set timeout interval or when your app is ready...

Released: Mar 3, 2016

Updates in this release

Updates in V5.1

  • New custom splash screen.
  • New custom version information.
  • New custom virtualized app icon.
  • New PackageAware: Capture any setup into a virtual application project.
  • Share files and registry among 32 bit/64 bit processes.
  • Optionally virtualize writes to physical files.
  • Specify virtualized volume name and serial.
  • Hide virtual files in Open/Save dialogs.
  • Windows 8.1 RTM support.
  • Fixed file size returned as 0 for non-empty files.
  • Fixed crash with registry APIs accessing virtual hives.

Released: Jan 15, 2013

Updates in this release

Updates in V5

  • PackageAware, a fast, easy-to-use repackager tool.
  • Share files and registry settings between 32-bit and 64-bit processes.
  • Specify virtualized volume name and serial.
  • Hide virtual files in Open/Save dialogs.
  • Windows 8 support.

Released: Jan 25, 2012

Updates in this release

Updates in V4

  • Anti-Virus Compatibility - Eliminate false positives in an anti-virus scan. The new virtualization engine has been white-listed with all major anti-virus manufacturers.
  • Direct Import for Registry Hives/Folders - Import thousands of registry keys and files in just a single click.
  • Enhanced 64-bit Virtualization
  • Ready for Windows 8

Released: Dec 16, 2010

Updates in this release

Updates in V3.0

  • InstallAware project export to InstallAware Virtualization - Now, any existing InstallAware project may be exported to InstallAware Virtualization with a single-click, and rebuilt seamlessly as a virtual application. InstallAware itself is not required to be able to convert InstallAware projects to InstallAware Virtualization.
  • Significantly enhanced PackageAware speed
  • Support for .NET application and runtime virtualization
  • 64-bit application capture and virtualization support

Released: Nov 25, 2010

Updates in this release

Updates in V2.3

  • Now includes .NET support