InstallAware Express Releases

Released: Dec 18, 2020

Atualizações na X13


  • Microsoft .NET 5 - Deploy .NET 5 in a single click using InstallAware.
  • 20H2 Update - Fresh Microsoft Windows feature definitions for ARM64, AMD64, and X86.

Released: Jun 12, 2020

Atualizações na X12


  • Signed Web Media Blocks: Automatic verification at runtime, plus verify the code signature (and signer) on any file.
  • Improved Security: Eliminate anti-virus false positives, now all InstallAware engine and plug-in files are signed.
  • Authenticity: Especially now with decentralized data sourcing, guarantee your setups are genuine with signed web downloads.
  • New Templates: User Mode installs for limited user accounts, Delayed Elevation for deferred UAC prompts.
  • Delayed Elevation...

Released: Feb 2, 2020

Atualizações na X11 Service Pack 2


  • 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.


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

Released: Dec 20, 2019

Atualizações na X11


  • New Security Model - Manage registry, file system, share, network, and printer rights from completely rebuilt, robust code - without any changes in your setup projects.
  • Script Analytics - New visual designer reflects the types and numbers of your script commands. You may also edit single commands from this view, after selecting a type of command such as "Install Files".
  • SQL Server 2019 - The latest runtimes including the Express edition of your favorite database, repacked to a...

Released: Sep 19, 2019

Atualizações na X10


  • 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...

Released: May 19, 2019

Atualizações na X9 Centennial Update


  • 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

Atualizações na X9



  • 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...

Released: Jun 8, 2018

Atualizações na X8


Tools and Libraries

  • The Visual Studio Add-In has been updated to allow you to do more directly inside Visual Studio without having to launch the stand-alone InstallAware IDE:
    • Files and assemblies are now fully editable, where adding, removing, or modifying files and installation paths is allowed.
    • Folders are now fully manageable, including support for custom and pre-defined folder definitions.
    • Registry keys may now be added, removed, and modified.
    • Code-signing is now supported...

Released: Dec 22, 2017

Atualizações na X7


  • 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

Atualizações na X6 Creators Update


  • .NET 4.7 Runtime: Avoid pitfalls with automatic certificate registration and update installation where needed.