MSiX the future of repackaging

When it comes to installing Windows applications, there are definitely some improvements that could be made from a user perspective. Those are exactly the kinds of improvements that MSiX aims to address. When a user installs an application, and then decides that they no longer want the application, it can be messy to get it removed, particularly if it is a third-party application that has its own rules. The same goes for automatic updates to the app. The first thing that MSiX tries to address is what is left behind by these applications once they are uninstalled. Often, users have [...]

MSiX for Windows 7

If you are considering using the Windows 7 handler for MSiX, this is your chance to get a head start. Keep in mind: The codebase is still in preview, hence not supported by Microsoft The current codebase is available on GitHub - Windows 7 handler for MSIX The preview currently includes a user interface that will process the extraction/unzipping of the MSiX Package. The Files will be unzipped to the VFS folder, add the application in the Add/Remove programs list and place a shortcut for the executable in the start menu. The xml uninstallation script will automatically be generated and [...]