Paquet Builder 2018 released
Our installer and Self-Extracting 7-Zip archive maker Paquet Builder 2018.0 is available with faster decompression and several new features. Upgrade is highly recommended if your maintenance is still active.
Changes in version 2018
- Fully compatible with all recent Windows 10 updates.
- Improved decompression speed for packages thanks to the upgrade of 7-Zip and LZMA SDK to version 18.05.
- New variable operations available: Trim whitespaces, string length, extract a part of a string…
- Packages run with administrative rights can now execute an app or open a document file as un-elevated process (with standard and not admin user rights). This is available in the Launch Program or Files page and in the Open a document file custom action.
- The Open a document file custom action has a new Unelevated property to open a document file as un-elevated process.
- Improvement: empty folders are no more created when the Component variable is set to 0.
- New event for custom actions: After Shortcut/Registry Creation.
- The After File Extraction event is now triggered before ShortCut/Registry creation.
- You can now set empty values for variables (Perform operation on a variable CA).
- New %USERPROFILE% pre-defined variable for retrieving the system path to the user’s home directory.
- New custom action template to retrieve Windows 10 exact version.
- Improved splash screen display while loading.
- Paquet Builder’s behavior has been improved on multiple monitor setups.
- Fixed: cannot create a variable with a value starting with a space. The leading space is removed at runtime.
- Minor improvements and bug fixes.
Paquet Builder is a mix between a 7-Zip Self-Extracting archive maker and a Setup routine generator. Thanks to its exhaustive feature set, create flexible and compact self-extractors for professional file and software delivery.
Package up any document or program files, visually construct simple or sophisticated multilanguage distribution and installation packages; generate updates and patches; wrap multimedia presentations or several Windows Installer MSI setups into single .exe files ready for delivery over the Internet.