Starting with Ghostscript 10.01.0, released in March 2023, you can no longer silently install Ghostscript under the GNU GPL Affero license. This change has made many system administrators angry.Read more
MSI and MSIX technologies take time to learn and understand. We often see developers overcomplicate installers. With Master Packager Dev we want to change that. Master Packager 1.0.8 now can create installers that check and install dependencies from WinGet.Read more
We and almost all other companies we have interacted with use PSAppDeployToolkit and love it. Why? What problems does PSAppDeployToolkit (#PSADT) solve? And finally, why did PSAppDeployToolkit suddenly become even better in the year 2023?Read more
When you need an ICO or PNG file from a specific application, Master Packager can be useful software to get it done quickly and correctly.Read more
Master Packager Dev is created to help developers lead us out of complex and expensive application management. Creating high-quality Windows application packages should be easy and affordable for everyone.
Take a look at these main new features available in Master Packager Dev 1.0.7:
In October 2023, Microsoft announced that VBScript will be deprecated. In future releases of Windows, VBScript will be available as a feature on-demand before its removal from the operating system. Why? When? What is the impact? How to prepare for it? Tools that can help.Read more
Master Packager 23.6.8717 is out now 🚀
1. Open MSI with the Master Packager Windows 11 Context Menu
2. Sign the MSI package without saving
3. Extract file/directory
4. NEW predefined Master Packager Action - Register DLL
5. Fixing Master Wrapper "PSADT for .Intunewin" after Microsoft broke it
6. Detect VBS Custom Actions in the MSI/MST files
On October 6, in the Netherlands, the Master Packager Team attended the AppManageEvent 2023 as a gold partner for the second consecutive year. Recognized as the premier Application Packaging event, AppManageEvent provides IT Professionals and decision-makers with updates on leading technologies, tools, strategies, insights, and trends in Application Management.Read more
We just released a new version of Master Packager 23.3.8528
- During the cleanup of repackaged applications, we now show the count of excluded files as well.
- The Master Wrapper now displays the PowerShell App Deployment Toolkit configuration file in its own UI section called Configuration.
- Master Wrapper is updated to use the latest PSADT
- Master Repackager detects and sets the correct MSIX package architecture
Save your time when working with Intune Win32 apps.
When working with Templates set the execution policy using 32-bit PowerShell with one click.
Prepare MP for enterprise environment with easy activation disable updates command lines for all users using system account.
Fixed all reported bugs and announced Become a Master Packager class in April.
Microsoft does not list all the limitations of MSIX. That is why we are listing all of our known MSIX limitations in one place and continuously updating them. This should help everyone, including Microsoft to understand where to focus and potentially increase MSIX adoption by developers and IT Pros.Read more
As we follow MSIX development from day one, we know what benefits MSIX brings. We’ve also spotted two problems with this technology that we think everyone isn’t seeing. In this blog post, we want to clearly lay out these two issues and give guidance on how to spot them using Master Packager’s new functionality—Master Repackager MSIX compatibility validation.Read more
If you are an application packager or IT pro who has found yourself in a situation where you need to copy a file in a per-user location to hundreds or thousands of target devices and wonder what is the best way how to do it, then this is a read for you.Read more
Short answer, no. This is why...Read more
As application packagers with a total of more than 7000 silent installation package experience including MSI, App-V, XPF, ThinApp, Mac, AppX and MSIX, packaging for hundreds of enterprise companies worldwide we want to share the reasons why you need to repackage an EXE to an MSI.Read more
Microsoft has finally released Microsoft Teams installer that installs all files to Program Files. But still, it is not perfect, because it supposed to be only for Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). The big question is if it is possible to install it on regular Windows 10? This is what we tried to figure out.Read more
In this article, you will learn the exact steps necessary to create an automated repackaging process for Microsoft Teams. The best thing about this solution and script is that, with a few adjustments, this process can be used to automate any other application repackaging and configuration process.Read more
Microsoft Teams is per-user.
For enterprise companies using distribution systems like SCCM and Intune, working with per-user software create headaches. In this article, we will explain is it possible to convert Microsoft Teams to a per-machine application.