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EMCO MSI Package Builder - Overview
MSI Package Builder

Create MSI Packages and Convert EXE to MSI With No Hassle

An innovative installation editor designed for an effortless creation of MSI packages. It helps you create MSI packages automatically by using the changes tracking technology, or manually by using the visual editor. The application can be used to repackage legacy installations and convert EXE to MSI files in order to customize installers and prepare them for a silent remote deployment. Thus created packages can be deployed through Group Policy or EMCO Remote Installer.
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 Latest version: 5.2.3 (October 13, 2014)
  

EMCO MSI Package Builder is an installation authoring tool designed to help administrators to create, maintain and distribute Windows Installer packages. It can be used to create MSI packages easily, to modify existing installations and to repackage setups from the EXE to MSI format. The application is available in the following editions:

  • Professional Edition includes a visual editor and a changes monitor. It can be used to create MSI packages manually by means of the editor or automatically with the help of the changes monitor. It allows EXE to MSI repackaging and modifying existing installations. The visual MSI editor that can be used to build MSI packages easily.
  • Enterprise Edition is an advanced builder and repackager that can be used to create MSI packages and convert complex installations into the MSI format. Its changes monitor can track service installations and environment variables changes. It can repackage installations also using the installation wrapping method.

EMCO MSI Package Builder: How to Create an MSI Package?

How to make MSI packages and what are the advantages of using EMCO MSI Package Builder? The application simplifies installation authoring by making use of the visual editor and changes tracking technology, which is used to generate installation project data. To create an MSI, you can certainly follow the traditional way and specify the installation resources and actions through the visual editor, but it is more efficient to use the Live Monitoring technology. When monitoring is enabled, the application detects the file system and registry changes undertaken on a PC and uses them to build an MSI. You can make the required changes manually to get an installation that will reproduce them or monitor actions of the existing installations in order to convert them from the EXE to MSI format.

Create MSI Automatically

The innovative Live Monitoring technology saves you the complexity of manual MSI building. Create an MSI using a truly visual approach by performing the required installation actions on your PC. MSI Package Builder will track your changes and make an MSI file for you automatically. You can modify the installation by using the visual editor. Learn how it works

 

Convert EXE to MSI

An easy EXE to MSI repackaging helps you to convert legacy EXE setups that require interactive installation into the MSI format to prepare them for a silent remote deployment. It's possible to create an MSI from an EXE file in a fully automatic mode using the Live Monitoring technology, which is the most advanced technology available today. Learn how it works

Customize Existing Installations

Modification of third-party installations becomes possible with MSI Package Builder. Change existing installations to meet your needs by repackaging them into MSI packages and use the visual editor to apply changes. Combine installs into one MSI package and apply custom pre- and post-installation changes with only a few clicks. Learn how it works

 

Build MSI for Remote Installation

Get ready for a remote deployment by creating silent MSI packages. All produced setup files can be deployed onto remote PCs within a LAN by using Group Policy (GPO) or EMCO Remote Installer. All installations have preconfigured settings and can be deployed locally or remotely in a silent mode with no user interaction. Learn how it works

Check Other Related Products

EMCO Remote Installer - This remote installer tool allows you to perform remote installation and uninstallation of EXE setups and MSI/MSP packages, and to audit installed software. 

EMCO Installation Suite - This product bundle includes MSI Package Builder and Remote Installer. Using it, you can create MSI packages, convert EXE installations to MSI and deploy the generated packages remotely on LAN/WAN computers. 

Awards and Recognition

Year after year, EMCO MSI Package Builder has been receiving various awards from editors and readers of leading IT resources. These awards are the acknowledgement of our advanced product design and commitment to quality that we stick to.

 
 
Product Facts

Did you know that MSI Package Builder uses innovation technology that allows capturing installation data on the fly?

Did you know that 'Live Monitoring' technology has an extremely capture performance because based on Kernel Mode Drivers instead of comparing huge volumes of data?

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