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InstallAnywhere 2021

Create Multiplatform Installations from a Single Project File – Physical, Cloud, and Virtual Environments, Plus Docker Containers

InstallAnywhere 2021 Data Sheet PDF

InstallAnywhere is the leading installation development solution for application producers who need to deliver a professional and consistent multiplatform installation experience for physical, virtual and cloud environments. InstallAnywhere creates reliable installations for on-premises platforms – Windows, Linux, Apple, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and IBM – and enables you to take existing and new software products to a virtual and cloud infrastructure, and create Docker containers—all from a single InstallAnywhere project.

InstallAnywhereInstallAnywhere makes it easy for developers to create professional installation software for any platform in physical and virtual environments as well as container deployments. Increase your deployment options and simplify installations by automatically creating both Docker images and traditional multiplatform installers from a single InstallAnywhere project.

As open source software takes up a larger share of your component list, InstallAnywhere helps you mitigate the risks of OSS code with a quick scan of your project.

With InstallAnywhere, you'll adapt to industry changes quickly, get to market faster and deliver an engaging customer experience. And know the vulnerability of your project's OSS components before you ship.

The result? Productivity: up. Extra scripting/coding/rework: way down.

Reduce software development time

  • Build a multiplatform installation project in minutes with the and Advanced Designer – no coding needed
  • Install software on multiple platforms and in both physical and virtual environments using one project file
  • Create installers of your most complex applications with advanced customisation and configuration options and accessibility support

Impress end users with customised installations

  • Create installers that match your company and product branding using custom graphics, animation, and transparent images
  • Automatically localise installing text in 31 different languages
  • Give multiplatform installations the platform-specific functionality they need using extensive set of standard actions and custom code APIs

Simplify virtualisation and cloud-based deployments

  • Easily create cloud-ready images, Docker images and enterprise-ready virtual appliances that require no technical expertise by you or your customers to install
  • Build Multi-Tier Virtual Appliances–Simplify evaluations and production deployments of multi-tier applications
  • Streamline Virtual Appliance Builds—Build faster and easier by creating virtual appliances directly from existing virtual machines
  • Enter new markets previously out of reach due to installation complexity


What's new in InstallAnywhere 2021

  • macOS Big Sur Support and Support for Apple M1 – Build installers that run seamlessly in the latest macOS version, Big Sur.
  • File Association in Windows – Define apps for file associations in Windows.
  • 8.3 actions – Action to enable 8.3 naming convention in Windows.
  • Improved macOS Support – Stability of notarization is improved and a new utility included to automate notarization of installers in macOS.
  • Get User Input Panel Options – Ability to define mandatory fields in Get User Input panel.


InstallAnywhere 2021 Features

Build Docker Images From Any InstallAnywhere Project

Increase your deployment options and simplify installation development by automatically creating both Docker images and traditional platform installers from a single InstallAnywhere project. Share your Docker images and make your applications visible in the Docker Hub and private repositories.

*InstallAnywhere includes a free one-year subscription for FlexNet Code Aware.

Support Java 13-based Installations

Easily create robust installations with advanced support for Java 9. Quickly detect and automatically run Java 9 VM on the host or create and bundle Java 9 VM packs. Be Java 9 ready and be more efficient.

Upgrades and Updates Simplified

You can easily update installations. Create installers that can use a combination of upgrade, maintenance, and instance management functionality. On a machine with multiple instances, choose which operation to perform for each one – upgrade existing versions or run maintenance to add/remove features.

Updated Designer Interface

InstallAnywhere 2021 has a fresh, modern GUI to give you the engaging and professional experience you expect from the multi-platform installation leader.

Create Java-based Installations for Multiplatform Applications, including Windows 10

Save time by creating a single multiplatform installation project to build installations for each of the platforms your applications support, including the latest updates from Windows, Apple, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX and IBM. Easily support platform-specific installation requirements, read and set system environment variables, create aliases, install shortcuts and links, and manage Windows services and registry edits. Create 64-bit installations to install applications into Windows Server Core environments where the 32-bit subsystem has been disabled.

Advanced UI Designer

WYSIWYG designer for installation panels makes it fast and easy to create appealing, DPI-aware installations.

Designs can be saved as templates and reused to ensure consistent branding across all your products.

Rules Manager

Simplify the development of multiplatform installations by defining reusable platform rules that are automatically applied based on file types.

Install Dependencies from Linux Package Managers

Implement Linux best practices and reduce steps for managing RPM and DEB prerequisites by installing dependencies from Linux package managers.

Support Latest Microsoft Certificate Requirements

Support revised requirements for SHA-256 certificates and digests.

Install Web Apps to Tomcat and WebSphere

With just a few clicks, create multiplatform installers that can securely deploy WAR and EAR files to Apache Tomcat and IBM WebSphere. Built-in panels make it easy for the installing user to specify the web server's host name and credentials.

When installing to WebSphere, the built-in panels additionally account for capturing the customer's SSL truststore and password, SOAP ports, and Administrative Security information. These variables are all predefined and could optionally be added to custom panels if preferred.

Create Installs that Connect to IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, and Oracle

Simplify development of installations for complex applications by ensuring your installations can easily connect to the leading database servers; IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, and Oracle. Built-in panels give your users the ability to easily connect installations to their preferred database server.

Silent, Console, and GUI installations

Support for a wide range of deployment scenarios. InstallAnywhere installations support running silently, via console, or through graphical wizards.

Multilingual Runtime Support

Present installation text in up to 32 different languages for localising installations.

Easily Create Updates

Simplify development and installation of upgrades with a new standard framework that automatically detects and removes prior versions of your application.

Automation Interface

Support continuous integration practices and reduce manual editing by leveraging automation scripts to edit, build, and test installations via Java APIs.

InstallAnywhere Standalone Build Separate module (single license included)

Support continuous integration practices by building InstallAnywhere projects on a separate clean build system.




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