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InnoSetup (unicode) & (ansi) Portable

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InnoSetup (unicode) & (ansi) Portable

Description:(From the web)

Inno Setup is a free installer for Windows programs. First introduced in 1997, Inno Setup today rivals and even surpasses many commercial installers in feature set and stability.

Original project was made by Bruce Pascoe and can be found here.
The Download link at the original dev page dose not work.

[1.75MD Download/5.80 MB Installed]
(MD5: 8a82efb2063b1bb4df72bb50d0baac47)

[1.68MD Download/3.85 MB Installed]
(MD5: 164112346eefa79850e8ca247ffddab8)

Key features:

  • Support for all versions of Windows in use today: 7, 2008 R2, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, Me, 98, 95, and NT 4.0. (No service packs are required.)
  • Extensive support for installation of 64-bit applications on the 64-bit editions of Windows. Both the x64 and Itanium architectures are supported. (On the Itanium architecture, Service Pack 1 or later is required on Windows Server 2003 to install in 64-bit mode.)
  • Supports creation of a single EXE to install your program for easy online distribution. Disk spanning is also supported.
  • Standard Windows 2000/XP-style wizard interface.
  • Customizable setup types, e.g. Full, Minimal, Custom.
  • Complete uninstall capabilities.
  • Installation of files:
    Includes integrated support for "deflate", bzip2, and 7-Zip LZMA/LZMA2 file compression. The installer has the ability to compare file version info, replace in-use files, use shared file counting, register DLL/OCX's and type libraries, and install fonts.
  • Creation of shortcuts anywhere, including in the Start Menu and on the desktop.
  • Creation of registry and .INI entries.
  • Running other programs before, during or after install.
  • Support for multilingual installs, including right-to-left language support.
  • Support for passworded and encrypted installs.
  • Support for digitally signed installs and uninstalls.
  • Silent install and uninstall.
  • Unicode installs. (Windows 2000/XP or later)
  • Integrated Pascal scripting engine option for advanced run-time install and uninstall customization.
  • Full source code is available (Borland Delphi 2.0-5.0 and 2009).

Release Notes:

Development Test 1 (2011-06-25):

  • This release is the same InnoSetup version It only has a minor fix in the html help file.
  • This also reverts it back to development test 1 as mention by Gord Caswell. Some how I forgot to do this in the first place, Sorry for that and thank you Gord Caswell for pointing it out. ^_^

Note: To keep your corrent settings just copy and paste them to the new folder name.
I had to rename the folders and Launcher, for every time I would make an installer it kept deleting the other.
Release Notes:

Development Test 3 (2011-06-20):

  • This release updates InnoSetup to the latest version
  • See help file for whats new and the latest FAQ's.
  • This also updates the launcher from 2.0 to 2.1.

Release Notes:

Development Test 2 (2011-02-04):

  • Added last drive update to the reg file.

Release Notes:

Development Test 1 (2011-02-03):

  • Initial Release

Known Issues:
None so far

Dev Note: Thanks to kAlug for temporarily taking this over

Gord Caswell
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Reset to Dev Test 1

The dev test should reset to 1 every time the base program is updated.

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Last seen: 3 years 5 months ago
Joined: 2011-04-04 12:14
Need version 5.5.1

Could you update this to version 5.5.1, the latest release?

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