InstallAware X2 Revitalizes the Windows Desktop Experience Years Ahead of InstallShield
12/12/2014

InstallAware X2 Revitalizes the Windows Desktop Experience Years Ahead of InstallShield

Online PR News – 12-December-2014 – San Francisco – San Francisco, CA, December 1, 2014 - InstallAware is the leading Cloud Infrastructure Company, enabling the automated construction of advanced installers directly on the cloud for the next generation of app savvy users; the automated deployment of EXE or MSI packages across Active Directory networks for system administrators; and the industry's fastest installation/virtualization/repackaging solutions.

InstallAware X2's new InstantInstall technology, built on top of InstallAware's own Native Code Setup Engine, dramatically accelerates setup speeds by an order of magnitude, providing the fastest Windows installation experience. InstallAware X2 matches this breakneck speed with the most attractive end-user experience -- new sliding and fading installation wizard animations please app-savvy users, improving the out-of-the-box experience for your customers, and making a positive first impression when it counts most.

InstallAware X2 features a new advanced 64 bit compression engine, reducing app sizes by up to 90%; even beating the size of Microsoft's own installers when the same official Microsoft binaries are packaged with InstallAware. InstallAware X2 is also the first and only Windows Installer to ship with Windows 10 support and Visual Studio 2015 integration, automatically building setups (or virtualized applications) from Visual Studio solutions, and adding any necessary frameworks to the resultant setup solutions, such as the newly released Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6. InstallAware fully integrates with older versions of Visual Studio as well, including versions 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2005, and 2003.

All of the above benefits are only available with InstallAware X2 at the time of this writing. Another unique InstallAware X2 innovation is pinning installed applications directly to the new Windows 10 Start Menu (next to the live tiles), or the Windows 8.1 Start Screen. While legacy products such as InstallShield claim this to be impossible, InstallAware has never been deterred by engineering challenges -- working harder to give developers every opportunity to help their apps shine.

About InstallAware Software

InstallAware Software, founded in 2003, is the leading Cloud Infrastructure Company with its laser sharp focus on state-of-the-art software installations and bullet-proof enterprise deployments. InstallAware has been named a 'Leader of the Software Development Industry' by SD Times two years in a row (2013 and 2012). InstallAware X2 is available in a free edition for all Visual Studio users and paid editions with prices starting at $329. For a fully functional 30 day trial and more information, visit www.installaware.com.

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