Compare InstallShield Editions

Create Advanced Installations

Premier

Professional

Express

Create Windows Installer (MSI)   Installations

X

X

X

Create Windows Installer Major and Minor Upgrades

X

X

X

Create Windows Installer Patches  (MSP)

X

X

Limited

Create and edit Windows Installer Transforms  (MST)

X

X

 

Create Universal Windows Platform (UWP) App Packages from MSI Projects

X

X

 

Create Windows Server App Packages (WSA) from MSI Projects

X

X

 

Combine Multiple UWP App Packages into One

X

 

 

Create  InstallScript  (Setup.exe) Installations

X

X

 

Create  Advanced  Bootstrappers  with Suite Installations

X

 

 

Streaming  Installations  that Download  Installation  Components  as Needed

X

 

 

Create Traditional Installations and Microsoft App-V Packages from the Same Build Process

X

 

 

Multi-instance Product Installations

X

X

 

Upgrade  Multi-instance  Installations

X

X

 

Check for the Latest Version of a Setup Any Time an Installation is Run

X

X

 

Advanced  UI Editor

X

X

 

Windows Installer Dialog Editor

X

X

 

End-User Dialog Themes for Windows Installer–Based    Projects

X

Limited

Basic

Custom Windows 10 Tiles

X

X

X

Billboard  Support  for  Custom Branding

X

X

 

Support for HTML Controls on InstallScript   Dialogs

X

X

 

One-Click  Installations  from  the Web

X

X

X

DLL, EXE, VBScript, and JScript Custom Actions

X

X

X

Extend Suite/Advanced UI Projects with C# and InstallScript Actions

X

 

 

PowerShell  Custom Actions

X

X

 

Managed-Code  Custom  Actions

X

X

 

Develop  Using  Best Practices

Premier

Professional

Express

Test Your App for Compatibility with Universal Windows Platform (UWP) App Packages and Windows  Server  App  Packages

X

X

 

Mapped  MSI  Table Relationships

X

X

 

Ensure  Compatibility  with  Application  Virtualization Formats

X

 

 

Windows Logo Validation Testing

X

X

 

InstallShield Best Practices Validation   Testing

X

 

 

Create  ISO/IEC  19770-2  Software  Identification  Tags

X

X

X

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