WiX Toolset v3.5
Jan 31, 2011
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WiX Toolset v3.5 release builds on WiX v3.0 by adding support for Visual Studio 2010 and IIS7. There are many bug fixes and a few language improvements.
- Visual Studio 2010 support
- Native IIS7 support
- Some WiX language improvements
- Many, many bug fixes
For more information see: http://robmensching.com/blog/posts/2011/1/31/WiX-v3.5-released
It is not possible to specify the Minimum or Maximum upgradable software version for this element, because the UpgradeVersion is not supported by MajorUpgrade element, which prevents from creating the custom actions with different error codes for particular software versions.
Trying to work it around:
Using the MajorUpgrade element side by side with Upgrade element is not possible, as the MajorUpgrade's default Id is set to Product.UpgradeCode which clashes with Upgrade.Id being set the same.
on Jun 2 at 1:55 PM
A review is not the place to ask for support. Please use the mailing lists: http://wixtoolset.org/documentation/mailinglist/ There we can provide more detailed responses.
Reply by robmen
(Coordinator) on Jun 3 at 4:26 AM
Good job, but where are the benchmarks for this release?
on Jun 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM
WiX is definitely an enabler. Even though Visual Studio support is limited and offers an unfriendly interface (even though its XML) it offers a very powerful support base for creating deployment packages. Still has lots of potential and has good support. Although I really need to move to the latest version at some stage.
on May 19, 2013 at 4:04 PM
Great work. Thank you.
on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:46 PM
WiX gives you the power and flexibility needed to create professional grade installers. Since it is all xml based, changes to an installer are easily managed via SCM.
on Mar 29, 2012 at 3:34 PM
When can we expect WiX to Support Dev11/ Visual studio 11?
on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:49 AM
Thank you for sharing this project.
This package should definitely be a part of Visual Studio.
on Mar 8, 2012 at 3:01 PM
Thankyou..! WiX is great!
on Jan 26, 2012 at 3:23 PM
Take a little time to learn the XML then you can do anything with WIX that other tools charge 1000s for. And the rest can be done with your own custom actions. This should be free anyway to promote the MSI standard, so the WIX tool is essential to make it accessible to all developers.
on Dec 11, 2011 at 10:17 PM
Tried NSIS and InstallShield. And this is my number one choise by allot. The only thing it needs is a better bootstrapper feature like dotNetInstaller, to complete this product.
on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:03 PM
IThis tool is the best out there for creating installers, updaters, and patchers. The flexibility of WiX is brilliant! I'm going to give this release 4 stars, but only because of the lack of Burn. If Burn provides me the benefits I believe it will, WiX will definitely be a 5-star product overall.
on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:21 PM
Thank you for making this project.
Wix is the best tool around for creating installers on the windows platform.
Again thank you!
on Oct 25, 2011 at 8:21 PM
Is exactly what i need for me projects. !!!
on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:57 PM
Thank you for creating this!
on Oct 14, 2011 at 12:35 PM
for my project
on Oct 9, 2011 at 2:11 AM
Excellent, take time to learn the schema then you can do everything. Just missing a GUI. InstallShield is too expensive for that. For now typing the XML directly with a tool like Visual Studio checking the schema is OK. When MS remove setup projects from Visual Studio I really hope there is a WIX editor in its place, or the WIX project has provided their own by that time.
on Aug 24, 2011 at 1:55 PM
Excellent tool. I just can't imagine deployment without Wix toolset. For products in my company and for personal projects, too.
Keep up the good work!
I'm looking forward to your job about the tool Burn.
on Aug 22, 2011 at 3:19 PM
Very good tool with an active support forum. Highly recommend it for any size project
on Jul 15, 2011 at 5:16 PM
Take the control of your installer. Easy to customize. Many actions and extensions. Good job!
on May 29, 2011 at 8:11 PM
The tool relates to Windows Installer like C relates to assembler, and therefore it has unlimited flexibility. I spent just 8 weeks in order to completely(!) understand all the technology and parallelly(!) applying it in my work project!
on May 17, 2011 at 3:09 PM
Great work. Thank you.
on Apr 8, 2011 at 6:45 PM
It is very good
on Apr 5, 2011 at 12:13 PM
Opera does not support ClickOnce X
To install this application, save it and then open it. Opening it directly from Opera will not work correctly.