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Thank for your interest in Graphical Installer for Inno
Setup! This manual describes Graphical Installer (GI) for Inno
Setup – an Inno Setup extension for creating cool looking
installers with custom design.
This manual is related only to Graphical Installer for Inno Setup.
All phrases 'Graphical Installer' mean 'Graphical Installer for
For information about Graphical Installer for NSIS (Nullsoft
Scriptable Install System) see appropriate manual in Graphical
Installer for NSIS package.
We suppose that you have at least a little experience with
Inno Setup and with its script syntax and functions.
If no then you can read Inno Setup's awesome
The manual is divided into three chapters:
Manual contains a lot of other useful information: Readme, FAQ,
Changelog, Contact and support etc. It is worth reading
To create cool looking skinned installer (without reading the
manual and learning Inno Setup for ages) we developed tool called
Graphical Installer Wizard (GIW).
Graphical Installer Wizard is currently available
as standalone application and plug-ins for several IDEs. IDEs are
not part of Graphical Installer installation package - you need to
download them separately.
We recommend you to use these IDEs for an easy way of creating and
editing script files (.iss files). These tools provide a lot of
functionality (like syntax highlighting, word completion, ...)
which can resolve many errors occurring during development.
- Visual & Installer - Visual Studio
extension which integrates Inno Setup with Microsoft Visual Studio
and allows you to create and build Inno Setup projects getting all
benefits of this environment.
- RAD & Installer - RAD Studio expert which
integrates Inno Setup with Embarcadero RAD Studio and allows you to
create and build Inno Setup projects getting all benefits of this
Three most common questions about how to start with Graphical
a) How to generate whole installer in few minutes without
- 1) Run your favourite IDE (see above)
- 2) Run Graphical Installer Wizard from
your IDE (or run it directly as Standalone application)
- 3) Generate whole installer following Wizard's pages with few clicks!
Thats all! As easy as pie! Your new cool looking installer is ready
b) I already have existing Inno Setup installer, can I skin
Yes! Simply run Graphical Installer Wizard from your IDE (the same
as above) and Select option Convert existing script.
c) I have no IDE, no GIW, just want to see how it works.
Yes! There are many ready to made examples in Inno
Setup\Graphical Installer\Examples folder. Select desired
script file (.iss) and compile it. Enjoy!