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BitRock Cross Platform Installer

BitRock InstallBuilder allows you to create easy-to-use multiplatform installers for Linux (x86/PPC/s390/x86_64/Itanium), Windows, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris (x86/Sparc), IRIX, AIX, and HP-UX applications. The generated application installers have a native look-and-feel and no external dependencies, and can be run in GUI, text, and unattended modes. In addition to self-contained installers, the installation tool is also able to generate standalone RPM packages.

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Recent releases

  •  17 Jul 2012 12:03

    Release Notes: This release disables the debugger in platforms other than Windows, Linux, and OS X, allows the single platform Linux edition to build both x86 and x64 binaries, improves Java launchers to support generating console applications, improves LZMA support on Linux x64, improves xwindow mode to support the setting, adds a French translation to the AutoUpdate tool, adds text mode support when using the minimalWithDialogs UI mode, improves the platform_name built-in variable, updates Linux distribution detection, and adds the Amazon Linux distribution to the list of platforms.

    •  30 Apr 2012 10:00

      Release Notes: New feature: password protected encryption of installer payload. Support for ksh in environment variable actions. Improves the action to allow configuring the bitness (32bit/64bit) of the target Java runtime. Improves the action to support wildcards. Improves installer images initialization on OS X. Improves ini file actions to support both hashes and semicolons as comment characters. Multiple fixes.

      •  08 Mar 2012 13:39

        Release Notes: Updated documentation, reduced memory consumed by big installers, improved Builder GUI drag and drop when using non-default DPI settings, improved startup time in qt mode when using a big number of directory parameters, improved Qt mode on OS X to use the native buttons order, and multiple fixes.

        •  25 Jan 2012 14:20

          Release Notes: This release improves example projects and makes them easily accessible through the builder GUI, adds HTTPS support for Linux, Windows, and OS X for and actions as well as for the autoupdater, improved downloadable components to allow resuming failed downloads, a new tag for the action, improved error handling when none of the configured allowed display modes can be initialized, improved built-in pages to display runtime changes of the property, and multiple fixes.

          •  01 Dec 2011 10:07

            Release Notes: A new installer_command_line_arguments built-in variable was added along with a new regular expressions section in the documentation. can now be used in the . was prevented from failing due to warnings when adding the services. Slide show image alignment on Mac OS X and Windows in Qt mode was improved. There were several debugger and compiler fixes. An issue with the machine_ipaddr built-in variable not being properly defined on Mac OS X Lion was fixed. A GTK+ mode crash in directory selection in some partially broken environments was fixed.


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