BitRock InstallBuilder allows you to quickly create multiplaformeny instyalyator for Linux (x86/PPC/s390/x86_64/Itanium), Windows, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris (x86/Sparc), IRIX, AIX and HP-UX. Creating an installer the laying can be run in graphical mode, and in command storoke. Also installer can create RPM packages.
Quickly create cross-platform installers. BitRock InstallBuilder turns application packaging and deployment into a fast, easy and cost-effective process for developers. The development tool allows you to quickly create easy to use, multiplatform installers that have a native look and feel across Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, HP-UX, AIX, FreeBSD, IRIX and Solaris from a single build environment. Multiple installation modes allow installers to be run in servers, workstations, and desktops. InstallBuilder also offers RPM integration along with other advanced functionality.
InstallBuilder features include: Multiplatform Support: BitRock installers are native binaries that can run on Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris (Intel & Sparc), AIX, HP-UX, IRIX, and Linux (Intel x86/x64, Itanium, s390 & PPC). Desktop Integration: BitRock installers provide native look and feel and desktop integration for Windows, KDE and Gnome RPM Integration: BitRock installers can register your software with the RPM package database, combining ease of use with the powerful RPM package management system RPM and DEB generation: In addition to creating native executables that can register with the RPM subsystem, BitRock InstallBuilder can generate RPM and Debian packages that can be installed using the native package management tools Optimized: BitRock installers are optimized in size and speed and do not require a self-extraction step, reducing download, startup and installation time No External Dependencies: BitRock installers are single-file, self-contained native executables with no external dependencies and minimal overhead. Unlike competing products, all BitRock installers are truly native code and do not require bundling a Java Runtime Environment Ease of Use: BitRock installers provide an intuitive and easy to use interface on all platforms, even for end users without previous Linux experience Ease of Development: BitRock InstallBuilder includes an easy to learn, easy to use GUI environment. Design, build and test installers with the click of a button Time Saving Functionality: For advanced users, a friendly XML project format supports source control integration, collaborative development and customizing projects both by hand and using external scripts. A command line interface allows you to automate and integrate the building process. QuickBuild functionality allows you to update installers in a few seconds, without having to repack the entire application Built-in actions: BitRock InstallBuilder provides convenient built-in actions for commonly required installation functionality such as autodetecting a Java(tm) Runtime, changing file permissions and ownership, substituting text in a file, adding environment variables, adding directories to the path, creating symbolic links, changing the Windows registry, launching external scripts and so on Crossplatform Build Support: The installer builder tool can run on Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, IRIX, and Linux (Intel x86/x64, Itanium, s390, PPC) and generate installers for all target platforms from a single project file. Create all your installers from a single build environment! Customization: BitRock installers can be customized in a variety of ways, both graphically and in functionality Multiple Installation modes: BitRock installers provide: several GUI modes with native look-and-feel, for installation in a variety of desktop environments, a text-based installation mode, for console-based and remote installations, and a silent/unattended install mode which can be used for integration in shell scripts for automated deployment Uninstall Functionality: An uninstall program is created as part of every installation, allowing users to easily uninstall the software. As the installer, it can be run in a variety of modes. On Windows, uninstall functionality can also be accessed from the Add/Remove Program entry in the Control Panel Startup Failure Detection: BitRock installers will automatically detect the best installation mode available. Users also have the option to manually select a mode Language and Platform Independent: BitRock installers can install applications written in any language, including: Java, PHP, Perl, Python, C/C++ and .NET/Mono Multiple Language Support: BitRock installers support a variety of installation languages, including English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Dutch, Polish, Valencian, Catalan, Estonian, Slovenian, Romanian, Hungarian, Russian and Welsh. You can specify a default language or let the user decide. Please contact us if you require additional language support
Version 6.5.5 2010-10-05 * New action * New options is_type and is_not_type to registryTest rule * Implemented new project property to configure the icon on OS X * Added Java Web Start binary to the list of autodetected targets in action * Upgrade Autoupdate tool to support high color depth icons * Allow viewing XML code of elements from the GUI * Fixed description in the GUI * Fixed popups sometimes not working when being resized in Solaris * Modified position of "Created with an evaluation version" text in unregistered installers * Fixed Chinese and Brazillian language autodetection on Unix * Fixed wrapping in welcome and installation finished pages in Qt installers on Windows and OS X * Fixed integer validation in action * Fixed GUI context menu on OS X * Improved page wrapping in Gtk custom style * Properly deal with incorrect paths when creating the rollback directory * Fixed Suse version autodetection failing in some environments