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With InstallShield, software installations are less complex and more reliable. That's why over 100,000 application producers choose InstallShield to both save time and increase productivity.

Your customers require a seamless user experience. InstallShield provides that and more. It's the fastest, simplest way to get Windows 11 ready, giving you the capabilities and support needed to create reliable, fast, easy installations that meet the needs of your users.

With InstallShield, you can:

  • Build software installs in the cloud by connecting to our Cloud License Server
  • Build one-click installers that are more modern than ever and refreshingly simple
  • Configure pre-requisites to install third-party packages from Microsoft's Windows Package Manager
  • Easily create installers for MSIX packages that check for updates using Microsoft's App-Installer
  • Run and create installers for the latest and greatest version of Microsoft Windows

Learn why more developers choose InstallShield to build MSI and EXE installers than any other.

"Things are more intuitive with InstallShield… the way you build the basic installer, the way you configure the features and components, and the way you design those all together and execute specific .NET functionality with assemblies."

Mano Sadeh—Engineer, Clearion Software

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