Tarma Software Research announces the release of Tarma Installer 5.3. Tarma Installer 5 helps you to create installation ("Setup") programs for your own software product. Major new features of Tarma Installer 5 include support for x64 Windows versions, .Net support, support for Windows side-by-side assemblies and Windows mobile installers, fully editable installer dialogs and dialog sequences, fully editable installer action sequences, full support for Windows mobile installers and comprehensive localization support. The 5.3 release adds support for disk spanning several new Installer packaging options, including selective downloads.
With Tarma Installer 5 you can install and remove programs, documents, images, multi-media files, TrueType® and OpenType® fonts, .Net assemblies, ActiveX controls, COM servers, type libraries, WinHelp files, device drivers, services, registry updates, INI files, environment variables, program groups, shortcuts, and third-party tools.
The Tarma development environment, its project files, and the Tarma installation database and Setup program are Unicode-based from the ground up to ensure that all localization remains intact. Tarma installer 5 supports feature and component based installation as well as add-on and update installers and can import MSI merge modules.
The development environment is intuitive and easy to use and boasts more than 500 different preflight checks to spot potential problems before you deploy your installation. Tarma Installer 5 is small, fast, and has excellent compression, making your installation packages as compact as possible, thus saving download time and disk space.
Tarma Installer uses a proprietary runtime engine. Windows Installer (MSI) based setups can be created with Tarma ExpertInstall.
To evaluate Tarma Installer 5, users can download an unlimited trial version from the company's website.
(Text based on a press release from Tarma Software Research Pty)