We’re happy to announce the discharge of InstallShield 2018 R2, which gives simple set up creation and conversion assist for MSIX, the most recent deployment kind from Microsoft. The opposite massive information is a brand new, easier-to-use InstallShield designer interface that’s all about velocity, attractiveness and ease.
The 411 on MSIX
Microsoft’s new packaging format, MSIX, brings collectively the perfect of MSI, AppX and App-V into one package deal and runs purposes in their very own containers, enabling cleaner installations and uninstalls. InstallShield 2018 R2 helps creating MSIX packages or migrating current MSI tasks effortlessly. With only a few clicks, builders will be capable of use current installations tasks to generate MSIX packages.
- Extra safety, much less interference from OS and extra stability since apps run in their very own containers
- Easier deployment and no have to set up guides
- A transition away from MSI packaging, upkeep and deployment, which is outdated and cumbersome
- Eliminates the necessity for repackaging and compatibility testing in enterprises
Along with eradicating the necessity for repackaging, your prospects may also expertise advantages. Since there are not any shared DLL points, app compatibility prices can be diminished. MSIX packages additionally carry out very clear uninstalls, so there’s no left over points to wash up. After which there’s the enhance to storage and community bandwidth. MSIX strikes to mainstream within the Home windows 10 fall replace this yr.
The 411 on InstallShield 2018 R2
In step with our mission of being prepared earlier than you want it, this launch affords a straightforward path for conversion to MSIX and extra.
- Help for MSIX
Simply create MSIX packages or migrate current MSI tasks effortlessly. Use your current tasks to generate MSIX packages with only a few clicks.
- Improved Designer Interface
Obtain the brand new InstallShield designer, with a recent, fashionable look that simplifies creating an easy-to-use set up.
- Replace Configurations for Suite Installers
Let the top person determine if the installer ought to obtain the brand new replace or proceed with the older model. Or you’ll be able to arrange a power the replace when the person installs.
- Twin Signing utilizing SHA1 and SHA256 Digests
No extra selecting between SHA 1 or SHA 256 to digitally signal the installers. Now digitally signal utilizing each digests.