InstallShield Versions

InstallShield features by Version

New and Enhanced InstallShield Features Added by Release

InstallShield 2023 R2InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Support for signing using a custom sign toolCheckmarkCheckmark
Command line support to download prerequisites during the SAB buildCheckmarkCheckmark
Ability to create hourly scheduled tasksCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2023 R1InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Support for InstallScript Projects in Visual Studio 2022CheckmarkCheckmark
Configure and Deliver App UpdatesCheckmarkCheckmark
Install Windows Package Manager Apps from SuiteCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2022 R1/R2InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Integration with Visual Studio 2022CheckmarkCheckmark
Support for Custom Extensions in MSIXCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2021 R2InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Enhanced Support for Window 11 and Windows Server 2022CheckmarkCheckmark
Full ARM SupportCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2021 R1InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Support for Cloud BuildsCheckmark 
Modern and Simple InstallersCheckmarkCheckmark
Install Packages from Windows Package ManagerCheckmarkCheckmark
MSIX UpdatesCheckmarkCheckmark
Enhanced Support for Windows 11CheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2020 R3InstallShield PremierInstallShield
MSIX – Support for FontsCheckmarkCheckmark
Build InstallShield Projects in an Azure DevOpsCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2020 R1InstallShield PremierInstallShield
MSIX – Modification PackagesCheckmarkCheckmark
MSIX – Support for MSIX CoreCheckmarkCheckmark
Pure 64 InstallersCheckmarkCheckmark
AWS CloudHSM-based Digital SigningCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2019 R3InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Simplified Builds Within DockerCheckmarkCheckmark
Automated Patch DesignCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2019InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Create Native MSIX PackagesCheckmarkCheckmark
Identify Existing Installshield Projects Requiring Changes to Meet Microsoft MSIX StandardsCheckmarkCheckmark
Expands Installation Suites to Include MSIX PackagesCheckmarkCheckmark
Easily Convert Any MSI File into an MSIX PackageCheckmarkCheckmark
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 IntegrationCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2018 R2InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Easily Create MSIX Packages or Convert from Existing MSI ProjectsCheckmarkCheckmark
Fresh, Modern Interface for the InstallShield DesignerCheckmarkCheckmark
User Choice to Download a New Update or Stay with Old VersionCheckmarkCheckmark
Use of Both SHA 1 or SHA 256 to Digitally Sign InstallersCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2018InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Enhanced Control for Suite Installation AuthorsCheckmarkCheckmark
Robust Transform Projects SupportCheckmarkCheckmark
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2017 IntegrationCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2016InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Create Project Centennial Appx Packages from MSI ProjectsCheckmarkCheckmark
Create Windows Server Apps from MSI ProjectsCheckmarkCheckmark
Appx Compatibility TestingCheckmarkCheckmark
Combine Appx PackagesCheckmark 
Mapped MSI Table RelationshipsCheckmarkCheckmark
Customized Windows 10 TilesCheckmarkCheckmark
InstallShield 2015InstallShield PremierInstallShield
Support for Microsoft® Windows® 10CheckmarkCheckmark
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2015 IntegrationCheckmarkCheckmark
Support for the Latest Microsoft® Certificate Requirements Including SHA-256CheckmarkCheckmark
Automation Interface for Advanced UI and Suite/Advanced UI ProjectsCheckmarkCheckmark

For detailed summary of features see release notes.

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