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InstallAnywhere 2018 [*UK ONLY*]

Published By:  Flexera Software Ltd.

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New Features

Installation development solution for application producers who need to deliver a professional and consistent multiplatform installation experience for physical, virtual and cloud environments. InstallAnywhere creates reliable installations for on-premises platforms – Windows, Linux, Apple, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and IBM – and enables you to take existing and new software products to a virtual and cloud infrastructure, and create Docker containers—all from a single InstallAnywhere project.

What’s New in InstallAnywhere 2018

NEW Open Source Software Detection and Risk Assessment*
Make InstallAnywhere your first line of defense against Apache Struts 2 and other known OSS vulnerabilities. One fast, automated scan identifies OSS components in your project. Know your license obligations and make informed ship/no-ship decisions.
NEW Be Java 9 Ready
Easily create robust installations with advanced support for Java 9. Be more efficient. Quickly detect and automatically run Java 9 VM on the host or create and bundle Java 9 VM packs.
NEW Completely New Designer Interface
You said you needed a better user experience and we listened. InstallAnywhere has a fresh, modern look to give you the engaging and professional experience you’ve come to expect from a software leader.
ENHANCED Save Time on Upgrades or Modifications
Create installers that can use a combination of upgrade, maintenance, and instance management functionality. On a machine with multiple instances, choose which operation to perform for each one– upgrade existing versions or run maintenance to add/remove features.
  • And now InstallAnywhere 2018 is one single edition. That means Pro and Premium customers will gain ALL of the powerful features of Premier - Virtualization and Cloud pack including:
  • Create Docker images from any InstallAnywhere projects
  • Build enterprise-ready and cloud-ready multi-tier virtual appliances for VMWare ESX based on your existing InstallAnywhere project
  • Develop virtual applications directly from existing virtual machines

Create Java-based Installations for Multiplatform Applications, including Windows 10
Save time by creating a single multiplatform installation project to build installations for each of the platforms your applications support, including the latest updates from Windows, Apple, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX and IBM. Easily support platform-specific installation requirements, read and set system environment variables, create aliases, install shortcuts and links, and manage Windows services and registry edits. Create 64-bit installations to install applications into Windows Server Core environments where the 32-bit subsystem has been disabled.

Advanced UI Designer - Premier with Virtualization and Cloud, Premier and Professional Editions
WYSIWYG designer for installation panels makes it fast and easy to create appealing, DPI-aware installations.
Designs can be saved as templates and reused to ensure consistent branding across all your products.

Rules Manager - Premier with Virtualization and Cloud, Premier and Professional Editions
Simplify the development of multiplatform installations by defining reusable platform rules that are automatically applied based on file types.

Install Dependencies from Linux Package Managers - Premier with Virtualization and Cloud and Premier Editions
Implement Linux best practices and reduce steps for managing RPM and DEB prerequisites by installing dependencies from Linux package managers.

Support Latest Microsoft Certificate Requirements - Premier and Professional Editions
Support revised requirements for SHA-256 certificates and digests.

Install Web Apps to Tomcat and WebSphere - Premier Edition
With just a few clicks, create multiplatform installers that can securely deploy WAR and EAR files to Apache Tomcat and IBM WebSphere. Built-in panels make it easy for the installing user to specify the web server’s host name and credentials.

Create Installs that Connect to IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, and Oracle - Premier Edition
Simplify development of installations for complex applications by ensuring your installations can easily connect to the leading database servers; IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, and Oracle. Built-in panels give your users the ability to easily connect installations to their preferred database server.

Silent, Console, and GUI installations - Premier with Virtualization and Cloud and Premier Editions
Support for a wide range of deployment scenarios. InstallAnywhere installations support running silently, via console, or through graphical wizards.

Multilingual Runtime Support - Premier with Virtualization and Cloud and Premier Editions
Present installation text in up to 31 different languages for localizing installations.

Easily Create Updates - Premier with Virtualization and Cloud and Premier Editions
Simplify development and installation of upgrades with a new standard framework that automatically detects and removes prior versions of your application.

Automation Interface - Premier with Virtualization and Cloud and Premier Editions
Support continuous integration practices and reduce manual editing by leveraging automation scripts to edit, build, and test installations via Java APIs.

InstallAnywhere Standalone Build - Separate module (single license included with Premier Edition; requires an additional purchase for Professional Edition)
Support continuous integration practices by building InstallAnywhere projects on a separate clean build system.

Concurrent licensing is available as an alternative to node-locked licensing with current releases of InstallShield and InstallAnywhere. Concurrent licensing allows sharing of InstallShield or InstallAnywhere licenses between multiple users.

InstallAnywhere provides a Standalone Build System add-on that enables you to maintain a clean build system by using the part of InstallAnywhere that builds the installations, plus any redistributables that you want to include in your installations.

InstallAnywhere Premier Edition customers are entitled to 1 free license of the Standalone Build. You can also purchase additional Standalone Build licenses by calling Greymatter

The following licensing options are available for Standalone Build System. Please call Greymatter to learn more.
  • Standalone Build Developer License – A per-machine node-locked license ideal for small development teams
  • Standalone Build Team Licenses – Ideal for mid-to-large sized development teams, it provides a set of 10 or 30 per-machine node-locked licenses
  • Standalone Build Concurrent Licenses – Ideal for advanced infrastructure needs and use in build farms with dynamic virtual machines

Maintenance Plans


A silver maintenance plan includes:
  • Automatic notification of, and access to, all product updates (free) and upgrades (chargeable for non-Maintenance-Plan-holders) for 12 months (with at least one chargeable upgrade guaranteed)
  • A Maintenance Plan Card detailing all benefits and plan specifics
  • 24 x 7 access to Knowledge Base
  • 24 x 7 access to product Web Communities
  • Sample Code, Sample Projects, and White Papers
  • Technical Webinars / Online Product Demonstrations
  • Unlimited Web-based requests using eService
  • Unlimited telephone support requests.


In addition to all the above, a gold maintenance plan includes:
  • Access to priority support channels for quickest service
  • Priority involvement in Beta Programmes.
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