InstallMate 9

InstallMate 9 creates software installers for all Windows 32-bit and 64-bit desktop and server platforms, with complete customization of all installer actions and dialogs.

InstallMate 9 is flexible and feature-rich, and contains features that you will not find anywhere else. Below is a partial list; for a complete list of features, see InstallMate 9 features.

Easy to use Flexible Affordable

Easy to navigate project pages

Familiar Explorer-like folders tree

WYSIWYG dialog editor

Extensive preflight checks

Pre-translated into 21 languages

For all 32-bit and 64-bit Windows editions

Fully customizable

Package as single-exe, bootstrap + download, etc.

MSI wrapper for MSI-centric environments

GBP 189 per developer

Royalty-free distribution

Includes technical support

12-month upgrade warranty

Flexible and feature-rich

GBP 189 per developer (Professional license)

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Easy to navigate project pages

Main window

Your InstallMate project contains pages and options for:

Install on all Windows versions

System requirements settings

Installers have no special runtime requirements and run on all current Windows desktop and server editions including:

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
  • Windows Server 2003/R2, Server 2008/R2, Server 2012, Server 2016, Server 2019, Server 2022
  • WinPE (Preinstallation Environment) 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Both generic 32-bit and native x64 installers are provided.

InstallMate 9.4 and earlier:

  • Windows 95, 98, Me
  • Windows NT4
  • Windows 2000, Windows XP, Server 2003/R2
  • Windows Vista, Server 2008/R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Server 2012-2022, Windows 10, Windows 11
  • WinPE (Preinstallation Environment) 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Flexible packaging options

Packaging options

Build your installers as a single self-extracting .exe for Internet downloads, or as any combination of loader plus separate download packages.

You can also wrap the installer in an MSI package for MSI-centric environments.

Other options let you:

  • Create encrypted, password-protected installers
  • Customize the look and feel of your installer
  • Create generic 32-bit or specialised x64 installers
  • Build a single multilingual or separate monolingual installers
  • Build variations of an installer based on variables
  • Sign your installer with an Authenticode® signature

Packing options

Familiar Explorer-like folders tree

Folder tree

WYSIWYG dialog editor

Dialog editor

  • Customize or create all installation wizard dialog boxes
  • Add or modify event handlers for dialog box and controls
  • Customize graphics, icons, font styles, and overall styling
  • Localize all dialog boxes or use predefined translations

Fully customizable UI design

Sample dialog box

All aspects of the installer's user interface can be customized, modified, or replaced, from its dialog boxes to the graphics and icons used to represent your product and your company.

You can also define your own installation wizard sequences or add new pages to the predefined sequence.

Fully customizable installer actions

Action sequences

All installer actions can be customized and modified, and you can add your own actions and action sequences as required by your product's installation requirements.

For even finer control, you can also add an extension DLL with your own C or C++ functions that are called by the installer.

Extensive preflight checks

Diagnostics pane

More than 500 different preflight checks ensure that any potential installation problems are detected before you deploy your product.

Pre-translated into 21 languages


InstallMate 9 comes with predefined translations for 21 different languages.

It is also easy to add your own translations to virtually any aspect of the installer, from its dialog boxes to the title of the shortcuts that you install for your product.