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Revenera released Service Pack 1 for InstallShield 2012 Spring on Thursday, September 13. InstallShield 2012 Spring Service Pack 1 includes changes that offer support for the final released versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, as well as:

  • Support for Sideloading Windows Store Applications through Suite Projects– InstallShield 2012 Spring Premier now lets you sideload enterprise Windows 8 .appx packages through Suite projects, enabling Windows Store apps and desktop applications to be bundled and installed through a single installer.
  • Support for Visual Studio 2012, .NET Framework 4.5, and Visual C++ 2012 – Includes changes that offer support for the final released version of Visual Studio 2012, enabling development of installations within the Visual Studio 2012 interface.

This service pack also addresses the customer-reported issues we have received. We recommend that all users of InstallShield 2012 Spring install this update – including users of Premier, Professional, and Express editions, and InstallShield 2012 Spring Developer Installation Manifest (DIM) Editor. An updated version of the Standalone Build is also available.

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