About InstallShield Premier

Create strong, reliable Windows Installers.

InstallShield Premier 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 Premier 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 Premier supports Microsoft Web Deploy files to simplify the deployment of Web applications. Installations can be bundled with dependencies, server configuration tasks, database scripts and all the required components of a complex multi-server application.

InstallShield Premier Features

  • Create Windows Installer (MSI) Installations
  • Create Windows Installer Major and Minor Upgrades
  • Create Windows Installer Patches (MSP) Limited
  • Create or convert to MSIX packages
  • Create and Edit Windows Installer Transforms (MST)
  • Robust Transform Projects Support. Microsoft Visual Studio Integration
  • Create Windows Server App Packages (WSA) from MSI Projects
  • Create InstallScript (Setup.exe) Installations
  • One-Click Installations from the Web
  • DLL, EXE, VBScript, and JScript Custom Actions
  • Support for Microsoft Certificate Requirements including SHA 1 and SHA-256
  • Design DPI-Aware Installations
  • Designer to create a fresh, modern look
  • Combine Multiple App Packages into One
  • Create Advanced Bootstrappers with Suite Installations
  • Enhanced Control for Suite Installation Authors
  • Streaming Installations that Download Installation Components as Needed
  • Create Traditional Installations and Microsoft App-V Packages from the Same Build Process
  • End-User Dialog Themes for Windows Installer-Based Projects