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Macrovision InstallShield 12


Available for
windows* mac
linux** unix

One of the first - if not the first installation tool, and by far the most well-known. InstallShield is easy to use for the novice developer - but is also powerful and flexible while maintaining ease of use.

Open source InstallShield alternatives

Inno Setup 5.1.6
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
Inno Setup is a feature-rich open source installer for Windows applications. With it's integrated Pascal scripting engine you have full control of both installation as well as uninstallation. Inno... Read more
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 2.37
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly... Read more
Launch4j 2.1.5
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
Launch4j is an open source installer that wrappes your jar files into native executables for e.g. Windows, but also MacOS, Linux and Solaris are supported. For JRE you can either embed one - or have... Read more
InstallJammer 1.1.1
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
InstallJammer is an open source install builder. With InstallJammer you can create cross-platform installation packages that are completely self-contained. InstallJammer aim to be easy to use - and... Read more

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