In our continued assist for MSIX, we’ve reached yet one more milestone. InstallShield 2019 provides a brand new characteristic to assist Package deal Assist Framework for conventional Win32 apps to run seamlessly in MSIX container atmosphere.
What’s Package deal Assist Framework?
Package deal Assist Framework is a toolkit from Microsoft focused at fixing up conventional Win32 apps which have limitations operating within the trendy MSIX container. For extra particulars, you possibly can learn right here.
How Can InstallShield Assist?
InstallShield 2019 R2 provides assist for Package deal Assist Framework when it comes to two capabilities
- Add a File Redirection Repair-up
- Add a Customized Repair-up
File Redirection Repair-ups are essential if you find yourself operating an app that writes to a location that your software can’t write to, because it’s operating in a container. What PSF does right here, is provides a redirection to your software to jot down to LocalAppData folder as an alternative of the restricted entry listing like ‘present working listing’
Customized Fixups are a facility supplied by InstallShield to make sure that clients should not ready for InstallShield releases to incorporate new fix-ups when obtainable on Microsoft’s Github web page. If you’re conscious of a brand new fix-up and know use it, you possibly can write your individual config.json and configure your software to make use of the brand new fix-up.