[Last Call] Learn about multicloud storage options and how to improve your company's cloud strategy. Register Now

x
?
Solved

Good, free install builder?

Posted on 2004-03-22
11
Medium Priority
?
345 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
I'm looking for a good, free install builder for a Delphi 7 app (meaning it's Win32). Must be easy to use as I don't have time for a learning curve.

Regards,

Ron Cox
"FeralCTO"
0
Comment
Question by:FeralCTO
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
11 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
mokule earned 500 total points
ID: 10652123
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:delphized
ID: 10652345
Why not installshield?
www.in your delphi CD
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Bobcsi
ID: 10656059
Inno setup is very cool

Bobcsi
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:DragonSlayer
ID: 10656883
InnoSetup, definitely... and get ISTool from the link "3rd party" as well...
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:DragonSlayer
ID: 10656884
InnoSetup, definitely... and get ISTool from the link "3rd party" as well...
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:DragonSlayer
ID: 10656885
InnoSetup, definitely... and get ISTool from the link "3rd party" as well...
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:DragonSlayer
ID: 10656888
oops, now why did i press submit 3 times?
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:calinutz
ID: 10657765
If your application is using BDE (and you mentioned that you don't have time for learning) then you should absolutely try the InstallShield. Inno Setup does everything but this. Using Inno setup you have to create your aliases programatically and also install BDE manually (script). If you decide for the Inoo Setup you can find instructions on how to deploy your application with BDE and how to create an alias on the Inno setup website.
Cheers
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:dlengel
ID: 10659632
I've used the free version of Ghost Installer for setup applications.  They also apparently have a plugin available to handle programs that use BDE, though I've never used the plugin and I use FlashFiler for my database.

see http://ginstall.com/ for more information

Daniel Engel
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:hinnack
ID: 10662343
0
 

Expert Comment

by:smhp
ID: 10663870
inno is best
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A lot of questions regard threads in Delphi.   One of the more specific questions is how to show progress of the thread.   Updating a progressbar from inside a thread is a mistake. A solution to this would be to send a synchronized message to the…
The uses clause is one of those things that just tends to grow and grow. Most of the time this is in the main form, as it's from this form that all others are called. If you have a big application (including many forms), the uses clause in the in…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke discusses why you want to use at least three nodes in a database cluster. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infras…
Please read the paragraph below before following the instructions in the video — there are important caveats in the paragraph that I did not mention in the video. If your PaperPort 12 or PaperPort 14 is failing to start, or crashing, or hanging, …
Suggested Courses

656 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question