Phone - Australia: 1300 553 313
Hotline - New Zealand: 0800 450 168
Top New Features in AdminStudio 2015*

AdminStudio Suite 2015 is Windows 10-ready, helping organisations ensure a fast, effective and reliable migration to Microsoft's new operating system and the ability to keep up with the accelerated update and upgrade cadence announced as part of Windows 10-as-a-service.

In addition to accelerating Windows 10 migrations, AdminStudio Suite 2015 delivers myriad other new features enhancing organisations' Application Readiness, including:

  • Automated Installation Step Documentation: When apps are not properly documented, knowledge is lost about how an application was packaged, leading to slower response times when remediating packages that encounter issues, slower packaging times when working on subsequent versions, and inconsistently packaged apps. AdminStudio 2015 now automatically creates packaging documentation for easy knowledge sharing, making the team more flexible and reducing the time to value when onboarding new team members.
  • Distribute App-V 5.0 packages to App-V 5.0 Management Servers: Microsoft App-V supports its own server infrastructure to deploy and stream applications to clients. AdminStudio Suite 2015 automates the distribution of App-V 5.0 packages to App-V 5.0 Management Servers as part of the Application Readiness process.

* Note: Some features only in AdminStudio Enterprise edition and other features only available with AdminStudio Virtualization Pack, Application Compatibility Pack or Mobile Pack.


AdminStudio provides enterprise IT teams with the most advanced application packaging tools to efficiently prepare reliable application packages for software deployment with a complete set of automated MSI packaging, customisation, testing and reporting capabilities. Proven in benchmark tests to decrease application preparation time by up to 70%, AdminStudio streamlines the Application Readiness process and seamlessly hands off packages to leading software deployment tools.

AdminStudio is the foundation of AdminStudio Suite, which also includes the following add-on packs: Application Compatibility Pack to automate testing for Windows 7, 8 and 10, Internet Explorer and Windows Server, Virtualization Pack for preparation and management of virtual packages and Mobile Pack for managing Apple iOS and Windows Store apps.

IT professionals have always had to adapt to change, but it is increasingly important in today's digital business to keep applications continually updated and ready to deploy in any environment. AdminStudio automates application preparation to fix and package reliable enterprise applications for continuous and predictable deployment to App Portal and leading software deployment tools.

Improve Quality of Service and Streamline Service Delivery

  • Cut MSI packaging time by up to 70%
  • Repackage applications for Windows Installer (MSI)
  • Create and edit MSI installations, patches and transforms
  • Advanced MSI packaging, customisation, and authoring with InstallShield

Decrease Risk and Embrace New Technologies Faster

  • Increase stability and reliability of applications and computing platforms
  • Manage applications with a predictable and repeatable automated process
  • Future-proof against the risks and costs of constantly changing technology

Improve Efficiency with a Central Application Repository

  • Centrally manage packages, metadata, and source media
  • Application centric management enables side-by-side organisation of packages for all client computing environments
  • Customisable reports and dashboards include high-level statistics, a list of modified packages and recent activity

AdminStudio Virtualization Pack

Accelerate Application Virtualization and Manage Virtual Packages

AdminStudio Virtualization Pack prepares software for reliable application virtualization deployment with a complete set of virtualization compatibility testing, automated conversion, validation, editing and management reporting capabilities. With support for all leading virtual formats in a single tool, Virtualization Pack fast tracks application virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrasructer (VDI) projects. « more »

Tight Integration with Leading Software Deployment Tools

  • Distribute applications to the leading software deployment tools – including Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, Novell ZENworks, LANDesk Management Suite, and Symantec Altiris Client Management Suite
  • Integrates with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager for direct importing and exporting of packages — leverages your current investment and reduces manual effort.
  • Automatically stocks applications in the enterprise app store, App Portal, for immediate access by end users

Reliably Manage the Entire Application Lifecycle

AdminStudio integrates seamlessly with App Portal, our enterprise app store, solution, and FlexNet Manager Platform, our next-generation software asset management and license optimisation solution.

AdminStudio is part of AdminStudio Suite which powers an enterprise's Application Readiness process for inventory, rationalisation, packaging, and compatibility testing of physical, virtual, and mobile applications, ensuring faster service delivery and continuous and predictable deployment into increasingly complex computing environments.


AdminStudio 2015 Components / Editions

AdminStudio is available in Standard, Professional, and Enterprise Editions. You can also purchase an additional Application Virtualization Pack, Application Compatibility Pack (with or without a Batch Testing option), and/or a Mobile Pack.

AdminStudio Features Basic Software Packaging Package and Test for Best Practices Automate Continual Application Readiness
Repackage Applications for Windows Installer      
Create Transforms to Customise Windows Installer Packages      
ISO 19770-2 Software Tagging      
App Portal Limited Edition (5 applications)      
Centrally Manage Applications      
Improve the Speed and Consistency of Packaging with Automatic Documentation      
Test Applications for Quality, Conflicts and Best Practices      
Distribute Applications to Enterprise Software Deployment Systems      
Bulk Import from System Center Configuration Manager      
Manage System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Application Metadata      
InstallShield 2015 Professional - AdminStudio Edition      
InstallShield 2015 Premier - AdminStudio Edition      
Test Impact of Windows Security Patches  
Detailed Application Reports and Dashboards  
PowerShell APIs      
Integration with App Portal and FlexNet Manager Platform  



For more information please contact the MicroWay sales team: buynow
Head Office
MicroWay Pty Ltd
PO Box 84,
Braeside, Victoria, 3195, Australia
Ph: 1300 553 313
Fax: 1300 132 709
email: sales@microway.com.au
ABN: 56 129 024 825
Sydney Sales Office
MicroWay Pty Ltd
PO Box 1733,
Crows Nest, NSW 1585, Australia
Tel: 1300 553 313
Fax: 1300 132 709
email: sales@microway.com.au
ABN: 56 129 024 825
New Zealand Sales Office
MicroWay Pty Ltd (NZ)
PO Box 912026
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Tel: 0800 450 168
email: sales@microway.co.nz

International: call +61 3 9580 1333, fax +61 3 9580 8995

© 1995-2016 MicroWay Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Terms and Privacy Policy.