InstallShield Express

InstallShield Express is a leading Windows installation development solution. It is designed to enable development teams to be more agile, collaborative and flexible when building reliable InstallScript and Windows Installer (MSI) installations for PCs, servers, Web and virtual applications. InstallShield Express can directly convert MSIs to Microsoft App-V virtual packages and includes automated tools to productize, install and bundle software in application virtualization and traditional EXE and MSI formats.

InstallShield Express Features

Create Professional Installations

  • Create Windows Installer (MSI) Installations
  • Create Windows Installer Major and Minor Upgrades
  • Create Windows Installer Patches (MSP) - Limited
  • Basic End-User Dialog Themes for Windows Installer-Based Projects
  • Custom Windows 10 Tiles
  • One-Click Installations from the Web
  • DLL, EXE, VBScript, and JScript Custom Actions

Develop Using Best Practices

  • Support for Microsoft Certificate Requirements including SHA 1 and SHA-256
  • Design DPI...

Latest News

InstallShield Express 2019
InstallShield Express 2019
Adds Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 integration.
InstallShield Express 2018 R2
InstallShield Express 2018 R2
New InstallShield designer simplifies creating easy-to-use installations.
InstallShield Express 2018
InstallShield Express 2018
Quickly scan your products for security and intellectual property (IP) compliance risk.
InstallShield Express 2016 SP2
InstallShield Express 2016 SP2
Adds integration with FlexNet Code Aware.
InstallShield Express 2016
InstallShield Express 2016
New predefined system searches for Adobe Reader, Microsoft Office and the .NET Framework.
InstallShield 2015 SP1 released
InstallShield 2015 SP1 released
Adds support for Windows 10.

Prices from: $ 1,013.91

Perpetual User Licensing: One software license is required per user, per machine. For example if you have 2 users each with 2 machines you will require 4 x 1 User Perpetual License. Licensee may...

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For Systems Running InstallShield
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Vista

Recent Awards


Customer Reviews

Average Review Score: 3 (10)

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Most recent positive review

InstallShield Software Corp.5 star
Responses to KeithRisler's review: 1. Microsoft does not allow the Windows Installer Service to be updated separately, primarily for security and manageability reasons. As you know, the Windows... Read more

Most recent critical review

Name Withheld Australia1 star

Tricky licensing model, and not very user friendly software. Shielded me from installing the software I had recently purchased.