Package and edit MSI application installers
MSI Studio is a comprehensive application packaging solution that lets administrators achieve the results they want from MSI-based application installers. Whether building an installer for a legacy application, modifying existing MSI installers, or customizing an unattended install by developing a response transform (MST), MSI Studio delivers
MSI Studio is available in 3 versions:
- MSI Studio Standard Edition - Create, edit and re-package MSIs.
- MSI Studio Professional Edition - All the features of standard plus Zero Touch Testing and Conflict Resolution.
- MSI Studio for Configuration Manager - MSI Studio can pass packages to Configuration Manager and automatically add details to the management database.
Repackage On Any Machine
Connect to a target computer to monitor the files and settings changed by a legacy application installer and capture them in an MSI.
Comprehensive MSI Editor
Intuitive graphical interface to change installation preferences. Components and Features are displayed in a tree view allowing easy drag-and-drop of resource items between them.
Walk through many of the most common MSI management tasks with a easy to use Wizard.
Compare MSI Packages
View the difference between 2 MSI files by viewing the changes in the table view with color coded rows, or export the differences to a text file.
Legacy Application Support
Monitor changes from a legacy application installer and create a well structured MSI.
Completely Customisable Projects
The Custom Action wizard allows you to create any type of custom action and add them to your sequence. Easily set the processing type, execution and scheduling.
Access to Deleted Project Components
A recycle bin allows you to reintroduce any deleted rows.
Complete COM Entry Management
Convert registry table entries to COM table entries and back to registry tables. Extract COM entries from the files in your project and add to the registry table.
Modular Design Architecture
Create merge modules from files in your project. Once stored as modules, you can search for merge modules to add to new projects.
Access to CAB Contents
Easily extract cab files and their contents from within MSI files.
Multiple Validation Options
Projects can be validated (ICE or MCE) and errors are displayed in the output window.
Create a self-extracting bootstrapped executable for your MSI. Check and install the windows installer runtimes from the bootstrapper.
MSI Studio Pro
Includes all the features from MSI Studio Standard edition plus these great features:
Easily create a special MSI package which simulates the effect of the application installer on the target computer, but without actually making any changes.
Add a repository for storing MSI packages, which allows for easy reporting on where each package might conflict with others. Find and resolve problems with conflicting application installers before they occur!
MSI Studio for SCCM
Export Directly to SCCM 2007
Export completed MSIs directly into System Center Configuration Manager, with extensive options to specify the target distribution points, collections, schedule, priority and more. (Available only for MSI Studio for Configuration Manager)