I think everyone have a dowubt or thinking that “How the World Installs Software on Microsoft Windows?”, “How the applications are made installable?”. So such kinds of problems are now going to be solved. InsallShield is a slution forsuch peoples and will let us know create our own applications self executable, installable and user interacted setup files.
And now Accress lauched InstallShield’s 2010 version with new revamped more than 400 featuers with improved user experience which fully supports Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Installer(MSI)5 and new support for building Microsoft App-V virtual packages. InstallShield is serving Windows software installations for more than 20 years and used by all major companies all over the world.
Nobody have to worry now as its very easy to create such applications will meet Microsoft’s requirement for “Compatible With Windows 7” logo. With its Quicker installations for packages which are even large with feature of installing per-user applications.
InstallShield is available in three editions viz Premier, Professional and Express in both English and Japanese with capability of presenting text in up to 35 languages.
Features of InstallShield 2010:
Microsoft App-V Support
Application can be deployed with Microsoft App-V as a virtual package.
Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and MSI 5
InstallShield 2010 make sure that every application developed using it are fully compatible with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 & are certifed for using on it with its own implementation Windows Installer 5 features.
SupportStay Current with the Latest Microsoft Technologies
Full support to run SQL scripts on SQL Server Sp1 including support for SQL Server Compact Edition 3.5 SP1 for mobile device installations.
Improved, Time-Saving IDE
It’s new revamped UI is offering all that features wanted by a developer by which his/her time can be saved.
String Editor View
During installation centralized control over the localizable text strings that are displayed at run time with the help of this spreadsheet like table.
Text File Changes View
Improved search and replace featured action for thefiles to be modified during run time.
IIS Tools for Web Apps
Additional options in IIS settings which makes Web sites and applications development and management easy.
Now add InstallShield prerequisites to your InstallScript projects with IstallShield 2010.
Virtual Machine Detection
We can choose whether our application is to be run on Virtual machine or its installation should be blocked.
Overcome MSI LockPermissions limitations such as adding permissions without overwriting existing ones.
Full support for multilanguage installations.
Support for 64-Bit COM Extraction
Just mark the componenet as 64-bit and it will install the data to correct locations in a 64-bit environment.
New InstallShield Prerequisites
Number of new prerequisites are available which can be added to our projects as:
•Windows Installer 4.5 (with Microsoft fix), 3.1, 3.0, and 2.0
•.NET Framework 3.0 SP1 and 2.0 SP2
•Internet Explorer 8
•Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP1 and 2005 Express SP3
•Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1
•Oracle 11g Instant Client 184.108.40.206
•Crystal Reports Basic for Visual Studio 2008
Billboard Support for Custom Branding
InstallShield 2010 supports the use of Adobe Flash application file (.swf), .bmp, .gif, .jpg, and more as billboards.
Support for HTML Controls on InstallScript Dialogs
HTML controls are now supported by it so that we can use any HTML markup and styles to control their appearance.
Displaying Installation Progress on the Taskbar
Installations that are run on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 now show a progress bar on the Windows taskbar during file transfer.
Download InstallShield 2010 Premier and Professional Evaluation Guide
Download InstallShield 2010 Express Evaluation Guide
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