[OT] Free tool for ease Windows Installer creation

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Tue Mar 13 20:44:51 EDT 2018

this is cool.. thank you.....i'm very interested in the code signing
tool...where would it source the certificates? and how much?

On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 8:14 PM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> inspired by Monte´s great, but unfortunately not available anymore, tool
> InstallGadget, i´ve created a similar tool called InstaMaker.
> I very often need to create Installers for my little Windows apps and
> InstallGadget was a good friend in the past, but drag´n´drop did not work
> with newer Windows versions and other problems appeared. So i decided to
> built my own version of such a tool.
> On Windows InstaMaker creates Windows Installers (based on the newest
> version of InnoSetup). You do not need to install InnoSetup separately. The
> needed parts are already included in InstaMaker. On OS X it creates simple
> DMG files.
> Just drag a folder which contains your program into the program window of
> InstaMaker or onto the InstaMaker Icon. InstaMaker does the rest for you.
> I know there are other tools out there which do the DMG stuff much better,
> but i wanted to have a tool available which does exact the same as
> InstallGadget did.
> InstaMaker for Windows might be a good solution for the one or the other
> who wants to create a Windows Installer of a program quick and easy.
> I will add code signing support the next weeks or when time allows, so
> that the Windows installer will be automatically code signed after
> creation. For this you will need a code signing certificate.
> InstaMaker is free.  You can download it from its website at
> https://instamaker.dermattes.de <https://instamaker.dermattes.de/>
> Regards,
> Matthias
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