Flexible, modern Windows installer - software installation

Create native MSIX packages, build clean Windows installs, and build installations in the cloud with InstallShield from Revenera.

Revenera InstallShield Windows Installer

Consistent and reliable Windows installers. Every time. With InstallShield, you’ll adapt to industry changes quickly, get to market faster and deliver an engaging customer experience. 

The result? Productivity: up. Extra scripting/coding/rework: way down with simpler and cleaner installs, upgrades and uninstalls.

Revenera InstallShield (formerly Flexera InstallShield) is the fastest easiest way to build Windows installers and MSIX packages and create installations directly within Microsoft Visual Studio.

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  • Support for Azure Key Vault signing using Custom Signing
    You can now leverage Azure Key Vault digital signing using our custom signing functionality.
  • Support for .NET Core in Custom Actions
    You can now reference dlls built in .NET Core when using Custom Actions 
  • Support for signing using a custom sign tool.
    You can now use your own signing tool to sign the installer and binaries during the build process.
  • Ability to create hourly scheduled tasks. 
    The scheduled tasks functionality has been enhanced to include the provision to create an hourly scheduled task.
  • Support for InstallScript Projects in Visual Studio 2022
    Create, edit, and build InstallScript projects in Visual Studio 2022
  • App Updates
    Configure and deliver updates for your apps
  • Install Windows Package Manager Apps from Suite
    Configure your suite to install apps from Windows Package Manager (WPM)
  • Integration with Visual Studio 2022
    Create, edit and build InstallShield projects in Visual Studio 2022.
  • Enhanced Support for Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022
    Configure install conditions to specifically target Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022
  • Full ARM Support
    Install files to native ARM locations on Windows 10 running on ARM machines
  • Support for Cloud Builds
    Easily move your build infrastructure to the cloud by connecting to Revenera’s Cloud License Server

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  • Easily create native MSIX packages or convert any MSI file into an MSIX package

  • Build MSIX Modification Packages

  • Build clean installs, upgrades and uninstalls for Windows incredibly quickly and easily.

  • Simplify virtual and cloud-based deployments

  • Deliver a seamless customer user experience

  • Create installations directly within Microsoft Visual Studio for MSI and EXE installers

  • Benefit from the standard for Windows installers with Microsoft Windows and Visual Studio support



  • The standard for Windows Installer (MSI) and InstallScript Installations

  • Effortless Creation of native MSIX Packages or Build MSIX from Existing Projects

  • Provides a Fresh, Modern Designer Interface

  • Build installation suites to install multiple products for Windows, MSIX and more

  • Converts MSIs to Microsoft® App-V™ 5.1

  • Installs Web Applications to Microsoft® Azure™ and Microsoft IIS using Microsoft Web Deploy

  • Automatically Provisions Virtual Machines for Simple Installation Testing

  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server Integration    



Accenture is dedicated to developing differentiated software-based solutions to help organizations meet their business goals. The dynamic installation experience that we create ensures smooth adoption in enterprise environments. This is just as important as the functionality of the software products as a whole. We chose the versatile and robust InstallShield because of Revenera's domain expertise in innovative and flexible software suite products.

FERDI ÖZTÜRK Delivery Excellence Specialist

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