Empowering successful installations

Why WiX?

What are some of the reasons companies like Microsoft rely on the WiX toolset—and why you should too?

  • WiX fits naturally into the software development process.
  • WiX fully supports Windows Installer.
  • WiX scales, both in source and in output.
  • WiX's Burn is a powerful bootstrapper engine.

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WiX Tutorial

Learn about WiX from the ground up. The WiX Tutorial walks you through the process of creating an installer using the WiX Toolset. Some of what you'll learn:

  • Starting an installer project.
  • Adding files and folders.
  • Adding registry values.
  • Registering file associations.
  • Adding and customizing a user interface.
  • Supporting upgrades and updates.

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WiX Tutorial
FireGiant MSIX Extension for WiX Toolset

FireGiant MSIX Extension for WiX

Create MSIX installation packages from the same source code that creates your MSI packages today.

  • Produce MSI, MSIX, and AppX packages at the same time.
  • Maintain a single set of .wxs source code.
  • Integrate seamlessly into your existing build.
  • Detailed error messages help porting to Nano Server and Windows 10 modern desktop applications.

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