InstallMate 7 creates software installers for all Windows 32-bit and 64-bit desktop and server platforms, with complete customization of all installer actions and dialogs.
InstallMate 7 contains many features that you otherwise only find in products 10-20 times its price, plus some features that you will not find anywhere else. Below is a partial list; for a complete list of features, see InstallMate 7 features.
InstallMate 7 has been succeeded by InstallMate 9. We recommend that you upgrade to InstallMate 9 for continuing support; technical support for InstallMate 7 ended on 30 June 2013. Existing users can keep using the product; their licenses do not expire. The product remains available for download for existing users. The online documentation is still available.
System requirements checks
Add-on and update installers also supported
Installers have no special runtime requirements and run on all Windows desktop and server editions including Windows 95, 98, Me, Windows NT4, 2000, Server 2000, Windows XP, Server 2003, 2003 R2, Windows Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, 8, Server 2012, and WinPE (Preinstallation Environment) 1.0, 2.0, 3.0
Both 32-bit and native x64 installers are provided.
Build your installers as a single self-extracting .exe for Internet downloads, or as any combination of loader plus separate download packages.
You can also wrap the installer in an MSI package for MSI-centric environments.
Installs files, folders, shortcuts
Full .Net assemblies and prerequisites support
Full Windows side-by-side assemblies support
Customize or create all installation wizard dialog boxes
Add or modify event handlers for dialog box and controls
Customize graphics, icons, font styles, and overall styling
Localize all dialog boxes or use predefined translations
More than 500 different preflight checks ensure that any potential installation problems are detected before you deploy your product.
InstallMate 7 comes with installer translations for 19 different languages.
It is also easy to add your own translations to virtually any aspect of the installer, from its dialog boxes to the title of the shortcuts that you install for your product.
All aspects of the installer's user interface can be customized, modified, or replaced, from its dialog boxes to the graphics and icons used to represent your product and your company.
You can also define your own installation wizard sequences or add new pages to the predefined sequence.
All installer actions can be customized and modified, and you can add your own actions and action sequences as required by your product's installation requirements.
For even finer control, you can also add an extension DLL with your own C or C++ functions that are called by the installer.