About InstallShield Professional

Create strong, reliable Windows Installers.

InstallShield Professional 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 Professional 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. Achieve maximum flexibility in your installations with InstallScript, a powerful and easy-to-use scripting language. Create script-based installations and Windows Installer Custom Actions.

InstallShield Professional 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