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Application to build a setup file

Paulo Carvalho
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Joined: Nov 12, 2008
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I developped a Java application with a given structure: a directory containing a .exe file, other configuration files and other subdirectories.

I would like to build a setup.exe installation file for my application. I already used InstallAnywhere some years ago which was very good.

However I would like to find now a similar program but FREE (if the possibility to install the setup file in both windows and Unix environments, better!).

Any suggestion?

Thanks for the help.

Best regards.
Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Posts: 15081

Here's a list: Open Source Installers Generators in Java

I've used IzPack in the past, it worked well. On the project I'm currently working on, part of our software installed with an NSIS installer. But it can only make an installer for Windows (not for OS X or Linux), as far as I know.

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