Inno Setup 6.2.0

Inno Setup is a free installer for Windows programs. First introduced in 1997, Inno Setup today rivals and even surpasses many commercial installers in feature set and stability.

Inno Setup key features:

  • Support for every Windows release since 2000, including: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000. (No service packs are required.)
  • Extensive support for installation of 64-bit applications on the 64-bit editions of Windows. Both the x64 and Itanium architectures are supported. (On the Itanium architecture, Service Pack 1 or later is required on Windows Server 2003 to install in 64-bit mode.)
  • Supports creation of a single EXE to install your program for easy online distribution. Disk spanning is also supported.
  • Standard Windows wizard interface.
  • Customizable setup types, e.g. Full, Minimal, Custom.
  • Complete uninstall capabilities.
  • Installation of files:
  • Includes integrated support for “deflate”, bzip2, and 7-Zip LZMA/LZMA2 file compression. The installer has the ability to compare file version info, replace in-use files, use shared file counting, register DLL/OCX’s and type libraries, and install fonts.
  • Creation of shortcuts anywhere, including in the Start Menu and on the desktop.
  • Creation of registry and .INI entries.
  • Running other programs before, during or after install.
  • Support for multilingual installs, including right-to-left language support.
  • Support for passworded and encrypted installs.
  • Support for digitally signed installs and uninstalls, including dual signing (SHA1 & SHA256).
  • Silent install and uninstall.
  • Unicode installs.
  • Integrated preprocessor option for advanced compile-time customization.
  • Integrated Pascal scripting engine option for advanced run-time install and uninstall customization.
  • Full source code is available (Borland Delphi 2.0-5.0 and 2009).

Inno Setup 6.2.0 changelog:

Graphics modernized

  • Updated all Compiler IDE’s toolbar icons and the wizard images used by the Compiler IDE’s New Script Wizard wizard.
  • Updated the default application icon used by Setup and Uninstall if [Setup] section directive SetupIconFile is not set. To use the old icon again set SetupIconFile to compiler:SetupClassicIcon.ico.
  • [Setup] section directives WizardImageFile and WizardSmallImageFile now default to a blank value which makes Setup use new built-in wizard images. To use the old wizard images again set WizardImageFile and WizardSmallImageFile to compiler:WizClassicImage.bmp and compiler:WizClassicSmallImage.bmp respectively.
  • Updated Uninstall’s default small wizard image if [Setup] section directive SetupIconFile is not set. Before it would use Setup’s default application icon in this case.
  • Updated the folder, group, and stop icons used by Setup’s Select Destination Location, Select Start Menu Folder, and Preparing to Install wizard pages.
  • Updated the disk icon used by Setup’s Setup Needs the Next Disk form.
  • Pascal Scripting change: Added new InitializeBitmapImageFromIcon support function.

Other changes

  • Links displayed by [Setup] section directives LicenseFile, InfoBeforeFile and InfoAfterFile are now executed as the original user if possible when clicked.
  • Added new [Setup] section directives MissingMessagesWarning and NotRecognizedMessagesWarning to disable warnings about messages missing or not recognized for a language.
  • /LOG: Now logs more uninstaller actions.
  • The {localappdata} constant can now correctly trigger a used user areas warning.
  • Compiler IDE change: Fix: Autocomplete support for event functions listed some procedures as functions.

Pascal Scripting changes:

  • Added new CreateMarqueeProgressWizardPage support function to show marquee progress to the user. See the AllPagesExample.iss example script for an example.
  • Added new ItemFontStyle and SubItemFontStyle properties to the TNewCheckListBox support class. See the CodeClasses.iss example script for an example.
  • Added new IsMsiProductInstalled and StrToVersion support functions.
  • Added new AbortedByUser property to the TDownloadWizardPage support class.
  • Fix: CreateDownloadPage’s progress bar now supports files larger than 2 GB.
  • Support functions ParamCount and ParamStr now exclude undocumented internal parameters used by Setup and Uninstall.
  • The built-in download support now allows the download of files for which the server does not specify the file size and its hash checking is no longer case sensitive.
  • ISPP change: Added new StrToVersion support function.
  • Added official Bulgarian translation.
  • Various documentation improvements.
  • Minor tweaks.

Download: Inno Setup 6.2.0 | 4.4 MB (Freeware)
View: Inno Setup Website | Full Release Notes

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