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EMCO MSI Package Builder - Convert EXE to MSI
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EXE to MSI Converter - an Automatic Installation Repackaging Solution

An advanced EXE to MSI converter helps you to repackage legacy installations into silent MSI packages in order to prepare them for a remote unattended deployment by means of Group Policy (GPO) or other tools. You can convert EXE to an MSI file in an automatic mode using the installation capturing technology. This technology tracks file system and registry changes performed by the original installation and uses the captured results to generate an MSI package.
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 Latest version: 5.2.1 (July 7, 2014)
  

EMCO MSI Package Builder is an MSI authoring tool created to help administrators prepare installations for an unattended remote deployment. It features a specially designed installation capturing technology that makes it possible to convert EXE to MSI automatically with no effort. EXE to MSI repackaging features are available in the application editions listed below.

  • Professional Edition includes the Live Monitoring technology used to capture installation changes and generate an MSI package from the captured results. This edition allows performing EXE to MSI repackaging of basic legacy installations.
  • Enterprise Edition offers extended EXE to MSI converting features. It is designed to capture file system and registry changes, and monitor installation of services and modification of environment variables. This edition can be used to repackage complex legacy installations from the EXE to MSI format to prepare them for a remote deployment.

EXE to MSI Converting: Features and Benefits

How to convert EXE to MSI using EMCO MSI Package Builder? You can repackage an installation automatically using the capturing technology, which will track all the changes performed by the installation process and generate an MSI package for you. Benefit from the installation repackaging features highlighted below.

Automatic EXE to MSI Transformation

You can convert EXE to MSI using the installation capturing technology, which tracks all file system and registry changes. In order to create an MSI from EXE, you can launch and follow the installation process in the course of which all your changes will be tracked and used for generation of an MSI package performing the same changes. Learn how it works

 

Advanced Repackaging Technology

The installation capturing technology used for EXE to MSI repackaging provides more accurate results then other technologies. Not only can it to detect file system and registry changes, but also associate every change with the process it was initiated by. As a result, you can easily find and filter out unwanted changes. Learn how it works

Preparing Installations for a Remote Deployment

If you have an installation that doesn't satisfy the requirements of Group Policy and other tools for remote installation, you can prepare it for a remote deployment by converting it to a silent MSI package. The typical case is creating MSI packages for legacy EXE installations, but you can also convert other types of installations to an MSI. Learn how it works

 

Converting EXE Installs to Silent MSI Packages

Transform interactive EXE setups that require manual installation to silent MSI packages ready for an automatic unattended installation. Capture manual installation of the original setup file to get an MSI package capable of reproducing the installation process. The generated MSI can work in a silent mode and can be deployed remotely. Learn how it works

EMCO MSI Package Builder: Other Features

EMCO MSI Package Builder can be used not only as an EXE-to-MSI converter. It also includes other features allowing creating MSI packages, building silent installations and customizing existing installations. You can find more information about the functionality of the application in the feature list.

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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