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Visual Installer 2014
 
With the installation software / setup tool SamLogic Visual Installer 2014 you can create a setup program / setup wizard for your Windows software without any programming. You can distribute the setup package via a CD, DVD, USB flash drive and the Internet.
Installation software with many powerful functions   Easy to design a beautiful setup wizard
  

Installation software / setup tool / setup wizard for Windows

SamLogic Visual Installer 2014 is an easy-to-use installation software / setup tool that can be used to create a setup package / setup wizard for distribution via a CD, DVD, USB flash drive or the Internet. No programming knowledge is required; you can create your installers visually. Visual Installer can build a redistributable installation program that is compatible with all Windows versions from Windows 98 to the latest Windows 8.1. Both 32 and 64 bit version of Windows are fully supported.
 
Self-extracting installation for deployment via the Internet
Visual Installer can create a single self-extracting EXE file for deployment via the Internet. When the user clicks on the setup file the installation starts automatically. All your programs, documents, and other files, are included in the EXE file. This is perfect for demos and updates that are distributed via the Internet, but also handy if you sell software online.
 
Visual Installer is used by:
 
CD, DVD and USB flash drive
Whether you need to distribute your programs or documents via a CD, DVD or USB flash drive, Visual Installer is the right tool for you. You can choose if the files should be distributed with compression or not. You can also combine the setup tool Visual Installer with our menu designer tool CD-Menu Creator to create an AutoRun menu interface for the CD, DVD and USB flash drive.
 
Create a setup wizard in minutes
There are many ready-to-use setup dialog boxes included in Visual Installer that can be used to create a setup wizard for your setup files. You can easily select those dialog boxes you want to show in the setup wizard's user interface. There are dialog boxes that handle installation folders, license keys, passwords, license texts etc. Many ready-to-use dialog box pictures are included.
   
Ready-to-use setup dialog boxes are included in the installation software / setup toolStriking setup screen / window can be designed
With Visual Installer, you can design a stylish and impressive setup screen (setup window) that is shown in the background during the installation. On a setup screen you can place images, text, progress gauge, etc. Also sound / music is supported. A setup wizard with no setup screen can also be made.

Support for multiple languages
Any language can be used for the text in the setup program's user interface, so you can build installers that can be used worldwide. The texts are stored in separate language files and can be easily changed between projects.
 
Intelligent management of software updates
Visual Installer can detect if a previous version of a program is installed and automatically update the older files without asking the user for a destination / installation folder. This will make it easier for your user's to install updates of your software.
 
Creates a code signed setup package
Important setup files in Visual Installer are always code signed and you can also code sign the setup package that you deploy in an easy way. You can read more why it is a good idea to create a code signed setup package here.

Can import Visual Studio / Visual Basic project files
Visual Installer can import a project file created with Microsoft Visual Studio / Microsoft Visual Basic (Visual Basic 6.0 / 2002 - 2013) and create an installation project / setup package based on that. So you do not need to add your Visual Basic files manually to a setup project; our tool will do the job! And after that you will have a fully functional setup program, with a visual setup wizard, in minutes. Read more about the support for Visual Basic here.  
We have also informative videos at the YouTube. For example:
 
How to install a VB.NET application
How to install an Excel Add-in

 

Install your Excel Add-In or Word template with Visual Installer
Visual Installer includes many special functions which allows it for example to install an Excel Add-In, Word template, AutoCAD profile etc. Visual Installer knows how to configure the system / Registry so these files are automatically found.
 
Standard and Professional version of the installation software
The Visual Installer installation software / setup tool comes in two versions: Standard and Professional. The Professional version includes a project manager, a scripting language that can be used for advanced software installations, flexible management of shortcuts and the system utility program SamLogic Selector.
 
 
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