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NSIS 2.32 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.32, is powered by PNG for Vista icon support and Subversion for development joy. As always, various bug fixes and improvements are served for no extra charge.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-11-09

Subversion joy

Two peanuts walk into a bar, one was a salted, the other moved NSIS source code repository from CVS to SVN. What does this mean to the peanuts? Nothing. What does this mean to us? FASTER! It also has some cool features that the peanuts would love to discuss with you.

TortoiseSVN can be used to checkout the new source code.

http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/

CVS is still available but will not be further updated. All latest development will be found in the SVN repository.

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-10-05

Nullsoft Scriptable Install System: NSIS 2.31 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.31, brings further improvements and fixes of Modern UI 2 with a side dish of various bug fixes and improvements, for no extra charge.

Download: ... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-10-01

NSIS 2.30 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.30, brings you a beta of Modern UI 2 which, among other things, now makes use of the now documented nsDialogs. As always, you also get the bug fix and various improvements combo with no extra charge.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-08-27

Site search

Web searches on the NSIS Wiki are now done by Google instead of MediaWiki. Hopefully, this would generate better and faster results. As a bonus, it searches the documentation as well, instead of just the Wiki content.

Please report any problems. Suggestions welcome.

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-08-24

NSIS 2.29 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

The most notable addition in this release, NSIS 2.29, is nsDialogs - a faster and far more capable replacement for InstallOptions. It allows creating controls of any type directly from the script and removes the need to mess with slow INI files. It integrates directly into the script by calling functions for notification, including change notification for edit boxes. This release also includes the usual assortment of bug fixes and improvements.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-07-14

NSIS 2.28 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.28, includes a couple of minor fixes and improvements.

Download: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Download
Release notes: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/rn/514642

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-06-08

Cron is back

My server is back from the dead. After replacing every part of it but the HD due to lightning strike, moving it 100 miles just to find out the HD was affected after all, replacing the HD, fighting with the OS to recognize the new SATA drive, reconfiguring it to connect through a different and crazy internet service; all while moving myself and all my stuff the same 100 miles, the server is finally back online.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-06-05

NSIS 2.27 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.27, is a quick-fix release that addresses a bug introduced in the last version, 2.26, that caused $PROGRAMFILES and $COMMONFILES to translate into random strings in the uninstaller. It also includes a couple of minor fixes and improvements.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-05-07

2.26, uninstaller and $PROGRAMFILES

I've just been informed by Russell Davey that $PROGRAMFILES and $COMMONFILES no longer work in the uninstaller.

A quick check has shown this to be caused by the addition of $PROGRAMFILES64 and friends. A fix is already present in CVS and 2.27, containing this fix, will be released this weekend.

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-05-01

NSIS 2.26 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.26, adds support for installation on Windows x64 and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-04-27

NSIS 2.25 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.25, adds Memento which helps the installer remember previous installer selections, fixes a silly license page bug introduced in 2.24 and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-03-31

Nightly build disabled

Nightly builds of NSIS have been disabled since March 15. The server in charge of the process was hit by lightning and has yet to have been replaced. The server is a private computer of mine also responsible for backups and dynamic content on the website - change log, latest forum posts, news and documentation.

Every other service provided by SourceForge is not affected by this.

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-03-24

NSIS 2.24 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.24, adds more useful predefines, allows easier usage for non-admins, resolves some longstanding issues and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-02-17

NSIS 2.23 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.23, fixes a couple of build problems and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.

Download: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Download
Release notes: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/rn/478207

Posted by Amir Szekely 2007-01-15

NSIS 2.22 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.22, features build support for the free Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Express and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-11-29

NSIS 2.21 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.21, features support for Windows Vista, faster lzma compression, new macros for easy Windows version comparisons and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-10-20

NSIS 2.20 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.20, includes a few bug fixes and some translation updates.

Download: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Download
Release notes: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/rn/446141

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-09-09

NSIS 2.19 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.19, includes a few bug fixes and some translation updates.

Download: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Download
Release notes: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/rn/437559

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-08-11

NSIS 2.18 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.18, includes a few bug fixes and many translation corrections.

Download: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Download
Release notes: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/rn/428935

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-07-01

NSIS 2.17 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution. This release, NSIS 2.17, This release is a maintenance release. It fixes support for PowerPC Mac OS X and includes the usual collection of bug fixes and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-05-22

NSIS 2.16 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.16, greatly increases the portability of makensis by adding support to big-endian platforms. It also feature an option to cancel builds from the GUI front-end and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-04-07

NSIS 2.15 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.15, features new compile-time commands, more useful functions in the header files and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-03-04

NSIS 2.14 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.14, This release fixes a critical bug, introduced in version 2.13, that caused installers using plug-ins to fail loading on Windows 9x and NT. Upgrading from 2.13 is highly recommended.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-01-24

NSIS 2.13 released

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open-source tool for the development of Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution.

This release, NSIS 2.13, features better language detection, better installation under POSIX and includes the usual collection of new features, bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by Amir Szekely 2006-01-21