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InstallShield 2014 available

June 26th, 2014 by and tagged , , ,

Flexera Software released a new version of their installation authoring tool, InstallShield 2014. This PDF document summarizes the new features: http://media.flexerasoftware.com/documents/Datasheet-IS2014-Compare-Versions.pdf . For more details see the release notes for InstallShield 2014 Premier and Professional, or in a separate document for Express. Notice for owners of InstallShield 2012*: Update pricing from this version ends on 31st […]

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AdminStudio 2013 Released / General End of Update Pricing Announcement

August 6th, 2013 by and tagged , ,

On July 16, 2013, Flexera Software released AdminStudio 2013. New and enhanced features in this version include: Enhanced support for Microsoft App-V, including App V 5.0 and direct editing of App-V Packages Support for Symantec Workspace Virtualization Virtual Desktop Assessment Limited Edition App Portal Limited Edition New Platform API Commands Managing Apple iOS and Windows […]

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InstallShield 2013 Released

June 6th, 2013 by and tagged , , , ,

Flexera Software released a new version of their setup authoring tool, InstallShield 2013. Improvements in the new version include: Ability to create pure 64 bit msi setups. All customs actions that are included with InstallShield are now available in 64 bit (not included in Express edition). Windows 8 improvements like Start screen icon pinning options […]

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InstallShield 2012 Spring released

May 11th, 2012 by and tagged , , , ,

Yesterday, Flexera Software released a new version of InstallShield, called “InstallShield 2012 Spring”. New features include Microsoft SQL Azure™ database scripting capabilities, automatic update check during installation, new end user interface option for the Professional edition and an improved wizard page editor for Premier and Professional. Also included is pre-release support for Microsoft® Windows® 8, […]

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Upgrades from AdminStudio 9 end in three weeks

March 9th, 2012 by and tagged ,

In January, when AdminStudio 11 was released, Flexera Software also announced the end of life for AdminStudio 9.0, 9.01 and 9.5. Upgrade pricing from these versions ends in three weeks, on March 30. If you want to upgrade to the latest version AdminStudio 11 you should do so before the end of March. After that […]

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Workaround for InstallShield re-activation problem

November 15th, 2011 by and tagged ,

With InstallShield version 2010 Flexera Software introduced the requirement that activation of the software has to be repeated yearly. Typically this re-activation happens automatically without user interaction. However in some cases, the automatic re-activation fails and when trying to manually re-activate some users get an error message: “The license for this computer is in use […]

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Service Pack 1 for InstallShield 2012 available

November 14th, 2011 by and tagged ,

Flexera Software released Service Pack 1 for InstallShield 2012. Many of the fixes apply to the Suite Installation project type that was introduced in version 2012 and is only available in the Premier edition. But there are also fixes for the Professional and Express editions and for the Stand-Alone Build module. Release Notes for Premier […]

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Wise Package Studio officially retired

November 14th, 2011 by and tagged , , ,

Last week, Symantec officially announced the end of life of Wise Package Studio, confirming what was already discussed in October. It will be replaced by its former rival product, AdminStudio, from Flexera Software. Here’s the official announcement: http://www.symantec.com/business/theme.jsp?themeid=wise-package-studio-migration For more details, see also my blog article of October 6.

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Security Hotfix for InstallShield and AdminStudio available

November 11th, 2011 by and tagged , , ,

Flexera Software published a security hotfix for their InstallShield and AdminStudio product lines. The hotfix is available for the following product versions: InstallShield 2009 InstallShield 2010 InstallShield 2011 InstallShield Limited Editions AdminStudio 9.0 AdminStudio 9.5 AdminStudio 10.0 AdminStudio Limited Editions Newer versions (e.g. InstallShield 2012) are not affected. The knowledge base article doesn’t say anything […]

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Symantec discontinues Wise Package Studio, replaces it with AdminStudio from Flexera Software

October 6th, 2011 by and tagged , , , , ,

According to various sources, Symantec Corp. yesterday announced the end of life of the Wise Package Studio product during their Symantec Vision conference in Barcelona. It will be replaced by a special edition of AdminStudio from Flexera Software, which used to be Wise Package Studio’s main competitor for many years. Only the Wise Script Editor […]

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