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Wix 3.8 Adds VS 2013 Support in Votive and WiX Native Library and Bootstrapper Application Functions

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 04, 2013

Wix 3.8 has been released with support for Visual Studio 2013 in Votive and WiX native libraries. The release also includes bootstrapper application functions which extends WixStandardBootstrapperApplication including the ability to detect Windows 8.1 in Burn.


WiX v3.7 - MSBuild, Self Update and Reference Counting

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 31, 2012

The recently released WiX 3.7 includes support for MSBuild, self update and reference counting


WiX – Powerful Deployment For Your Apps

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 17, 2012

Visual Studio 2012 gets rid of “VS Setup” projects. However, the WiX toolset provides a strong open alternative for creating your installation packages.


Windows Installer XML (WiX) 3.5 Makes Component Authoring Easier

by Jenni Konrad Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 04, 2011

Windows Installer XML (WiX) 3.5 focuses on an updated version of Votive, the tool which allows developers to create WiX installers via the Visual Studio IDE. In addition to several bug fixes, WiX 3.5 improves to both Component Authoring and Major Upgrade functionality.