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portable software packager

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Version 3.8.5 for Windows, Multilingual
3MB download / 12MB installed
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Runs anywhere (cloud, removable, local) without 'installing'. Use the Platform for easy installs and automatic updates.

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The Installer is an easy to use multilingual installer that allows you to package your portable apps without writing code. It features:

  • Proven NSIS installer core
  • Excellent compression for distribution
  • Easy configuration with no coding required
  • Multilingual with 88 locales
  • Optional sections
  • Online installation mode with ability to extract ZIP, 7-Zip, MSI, NSIS and InnoSetup installers, and more
  • Automatic integration with the Platform
  • Works from command line and Send To (just pass the portable app's main directory, e.g. X:\PortableApps\FileZillaPortable)
  • Interactive mode to assist with missing entries
  • Licensed for use with free open source software and freeware
  • Commercial use by contacting

App Notes Format Note - The installer is designed for apps that are already in the proper Format. For information on getting your app up to speed, please see the Format Specification.

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  • Date Updated: 2024-03-13
  • Date Added: 2008-08-05
  • System Requirements: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, 11 & WINE
  • App License: Open Source (GPL under EULA)
  • Source: NSIS, 7-Zip, Innounp, Launcher source included, Installer
  • SHA256 Hash: 8702de02756a5134c586a2170476bafb660e0ddfca2ac8e4d4f6af511317d1e5, Format, paf.exe, and Installer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Rare Ideas, LLC