From Thraex Software
Astrum InstallWizard is a versatile installation creation utility. AIW has a host of advanced features normally available only in the most expensive tools: AutoUpdater enables your customers to easily download updates to your programs. With Dialog editor you can freely modify any of the dialogs shown during installation. The 3rd-party component support allows you to install .NET framework, Java and other components on demand. Variables and conditionals allow you to branch the installation execution. VB project import and dependency checker allow you to quickly and easily add all the necessary components to the installation. And the list goes on. All the basic features are naturally also supported, including multilingual installations, multiple disk spanning, singe-executable installations, interactive and shell operations, registry and ini modifications, shortcut creation, adding file associations, and so on. Although Astrum InstallWizard is feature packed, the user interface is still intuitive and easy to use; you can create professional looking installations in matter of minutes.
Aiw supports all the basic installation program features, including such as multiple installation items, registry modifications, INI-file modifications, shortcut creation, readme text, license agreement text, DLL registration, Shared DLLs, customizable file properties, etc.
The installations can be created in any supported language* and you can give the user an option to choose a language he prefers. The Readme and License agreement texts can also be specified separately for each language.
* Currently available languages are Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Ukrainian.
Fully customizable outlook
Aiw enables you to define whether to show the background window, image to draw to the background, color patterns, texts, and various other settings. In addition Aiw contains a dialog editor which lets you freely modify the dialogs in the installation; you can add your own components and images, remove old components, and do whatever else you wish. Aiw even contains a Theme system which allows you to change the outlook of the entire installation with just one click. The dialog customization allows you to create installations that always look professional and up-to-date.
Single executable installations
All installations created with Aiw contain only a single executable which you can put to your website for download. No additional files are created so you don't need to use some other utility to pack installation files into a single executable. If you're distributing your installations on smaller media Aiw lets you split the installation into smaller packages.
The conditional system enables you to create installations that react to the properties