Release notes

Release date: 08 May 2024
Release notes Master Packager 24.4.8894

• MPDEV-1789 Master Packager - Notifications about subscription license expiring
• MPDEV-1808 Master Packager - Allow to export data from _Storages table
• MPDEV-1820 Master Packager - Remove files from default profile during uninstall if installed by predefined action
• MPDEV-1768 Master Packager Toolbox - Upload package to Intune
• MPDEV-1775 Master Packager Toolbox - Extract intunewin files
• MPDEV-1776 Master Packager Toolbox - Convert to intunewin files
• MPDEV-1821 Master Packager Toolbox - Ability to activate license from Master Packager Toolbox
• MPDEV-1824 Master Packager Toolbox - Settings page
• MPDEV-1828 Master Packager Toolbox - Add expander for specification section in Installed App details
• MPDEV-1792 Master Wrapper - Add detection registry key for Intune in PSADT packages
• MPDEV-1795 Master Wrapper - Activation doesn’t enable pro features in same UI session
• MPDEV-1801 Master Wrapper - Add app logo for Intune in PSADT packages
• MPDEV-1809 Master Wrapper - Do not use temp folder for new projects
• MPDEV-1813 Master Wrapper - Capture MSI, MSI+MST main add/remove icon when loading file in MW General info
• MPDEV-1834 Master Wrapper - Add description and detection registry key fields on UI for Intune in PSADT packages
• MPDEV-1838 Master Wrapper - Update PSAppDeployToolkit to 3.10.1
• MPDEV-1840 Master Wrapper - Set .vscode folder as hidden during save
• MPDEV-1841 Master Wrapper - Improve new line handling when toggling pre/post install/uninstall/repair commands
• MPDEV-1822 Master Packager Suite - Upgrade Microsoft.Identity.Client dependency to latest version to address vulnerabilities

Bugs fixed
• MPDEV-1794 Master Packager - Directory/File/Component TargetPath should be displayed for added rows during database compare
• MPDEV-1836 Master Packager - Selecting predefined custom action for editing could sometimes open empty UI
• MPDEV-1816 Master Packager Toolbox - Specific apps shown as installed for All Users when installed per user
• MPDEV-1839 Master Wrapper - Post-Install/Uninstall/Repair sections are not recognized without trailing new line

Release date: 4 April 2024
Release notes Master Packager 24.3.8860

Bugs fixed
• MPDEV-1800 PSADT 3.10.0 configuration settings are not applied during save

Release date: 2 April 2024
Release notes Master Packager 24.3.8858

• MPDEV-1373 Master Packager - Add Windows context menu entry to extract .intunewin files
• MPDEV-1733 Master Packager - Add context menu entries in Advanced Editor to open Custom Action or Install Execute Sequence editor
• MPDEV-1734 Master Packager - Select directory/file when opening file/directory browser
• MPDEV-1771 Master Packager - Trigger cascade update for verbs when renaming file extensions
• MPDEV-1773 Master Repackager - Refresh UI in the build MSI/MSIX pages when license is activated
• MPDEV-1790 Master Wrapper - New configuration for PSADT 3.10.0
• MPDEV-1791 Master Wrapper - Update PSAppDeployToolkit to 3.10.0

• Bugs fixed
• MPDEV-1651 Master Packager - First table cell is not focused when jumping to a specific row from advanced editor to table editor
• MPDEV-1743 Master Packager - New registry key is not added correctly in Registry Editor when key value is provided with “” character
• MPDEV-1745 Master Packager - Error when adding a new shortcut in Advanced Editor Focus mode after applying/removing a transform when details for the shortcut were entered before transform was applied/removed
• MPDEV-1748 Master Packager - Compare MSI screen shows ICE validation errors from original tables
• MPDEV-1749 Master Packager - Close all child windows when MSI is closed in main window
• MPDEV-1751 Master Packager - Table Editor column width is not auto-fit when switching between different tables with find & replace
• MPDEV-1759 Master Packager - Editing predefined custom actions resets ordering in datagrid
• MPDEV-1760 Master Packager - Error when ordering predefined custom actions by name in some scenarios
• MPDEV-1774 Master Repackager - Capturing ODBC data-source sometimes causes error while building MSI files

Release date: 20 February 2024
Release notes Master Packager 24.2.8812

Bugs fixed
• MPDEV-1757 Master Packager Suite Digital signature is missing for InstallMsixPackage custom action dll

Release date: 15 February 2024
Release notes Master Packager 24.2.8811

• MPDEV-1085 Master Packager - Create per-user HKCU key paths when adding per-user files
• MPDEV-1716 Master Packager - Add context menu to export icon under file extensions
• MPDEV-1718 Master Packager - Change default icon for a new MSI file under “Uninstall or Change Programs” editor.
• MPDEV-1721 Master Packager - Compare two MSI files
• MPDEV-1722 Master Packager - Add Escape key binding for file/directory browser window
• MPDEV-1413 Master Repackager - Jump to file/registry
• MPDEV-1623 Master Packager Suite - New app - Master Packager Toolbox

Bugs fixed
• MPDEV-1648 Master Packager - Table Editor: Error when executing find & replace in tables with multiple primary keys having the same replaceable value
• MPDEV-1653 Master Packager - Advanced Editor Focus View: InstallExecuteSequence Editor: Cannot add new row when InstallExecuteSequence table was created outside of the editor
• MPDEV-1654 Master Packager - Advanced Editor View: ODBC Data Source Editor: x64 option does not set x64 attribute for new components
• MPDEV-1655 Master Packager - Advanced Editor View: ODBC Data Source Editor: Context Menu should not display Edit option in Flyout or Focus view
• MPDEV-1656 Master Packager - Advanced Editor View: ODBC Driver Editor: Context Menu should not display Edit option in Flyout or Focus view
• MPDEV-1657 Master Packager - Advanced Editor View: ODBC Driver Editor: Error when closing/cancelling “Add attribute” window
• MPDEV-1717 Master Packager - Cascade update cancel button does not work as expected when dropping a table
• MPDEV-1724 Master Packager - Creating new directory resets edited advanced editor item
• MPDEV-1736 Master Packager - Double clicking on any advanced editor data grid row sometimes does not open editing flyout
• MPDEV-1738 Master Packager - Rare error when navigating first time from advanced editor to table editor
• MPDEV-1740 Master Packager - Canceling file browse window for Register DLL predefined CA causes error
• MPDEV-1713 Master Repackager - Cannot build MSI packages for applications with TypeLib registry entries containing empty default registry values
• MPDEV-1720 Master Repackager - Cannot build MSIX packages for application with COM interfaces with empty help directory values in the registry

Release date: 9 January 2024
Release notes Master Packager 24.1.8774

• MPDEV-1205 Master Packager - Open “Digital Signature” window via menu toolbar
• MPDEV-1482 Master Packager - Add sign button to digital signature window
• MPDEV-1550 Master Packager - Add predefined action to install MSIX sparse packages
• MPDEV-1565 Master Packager - Improve Master Packager startup time
• MPDEV-1568 Master Packager - Add ability to select multiple files from file browser
• MPDEV-1569 Master Packager - Add warning about vbscript files in package
• MPDEV-1571 Master Packager - Replace CmdToVBS template
• MPDEV-1572 Master Packager - Improve field validation in Property editor.
• MPDEV-1580 Master Packager - Add visual indication of App Search entry types
• MPDEV-1581 Master Packager - Allow to set and export PNG files for Uninstall or Change Programs editor
• MPDEV-1584 Master Packager - Allow to set and export PNG files for the Shortcuts editor
• MPDEV-1588 Master Packager - Improve navigation to files or custom actions from VBS warning indicator
• MPDEV-1627 Master Packager - Automatically remove illegal characters from license key
• MPDEV-1618 Master Repackager - Replace Auto-RepackScriptSamples vbscripts
• MPDEV-1631 Master Repackager - Update offline content of the app library
• MPDEV-1593 Master Packager Suite - Update EULA
• MPDEV-1626 Master Packager Suite - Update third-party libraries to latest versions

Bugs fixed
• MPDEV-1570 Master Packager - Summary information codepage cannot be set to unicode
• MPDEV-1582 Master Packager - Specific icon is not displayed correctly
• MPDEV-1583 Master Packager - Edit on double click does not work in the Advanced Editor if item is already selected
• MPDEV-1586 Master Packager - Cannot set valid file version in file app search editor view
• MPDEV-1587 Master Packager - Type drop-down is sometimes empty in Edit Schema view
• MPDEV-1590 Master Packager - Running PowerShell scripts from context menu does not hide context menu
• MPDEV-1612 Master Packager - PowerShell predefined action runs as 32bit instead of 64bit
• MPDEV-1652 Master Packager - App search data is not refreshed when making changes in table editor
• MPDEV-1659 Master Packager - PASADT to intune does not work with Windows Terminal
• MPDEV-1639 Master Repackager - App Library is not displayed in offline mode

Release date: 13 November 2023
Release notes Master Packager 23.6.8717

• MPDEV-1159 Master Packager - Add support for Windows 11 new context menu
• MPDEV-1431 Master Packager - Allow building cab files when source and target paths exceed maximum length for a path
• MPDEV-1477 Master Packager - Add Arm64 platform in summary information view
• MPDEV-1512 Master Packager - Add Export icon as png button
• MPDEV-1513 Master Packager - Extract directory/file from advanced file editor
• MPDEV-1515 Master Packager - Extract directory/file from table editor
• MPDEV-1531 Master Packager - Add warning about VBScript deprecation in custom action editor
• MPDEV-1532 Master Packager - Add warning about VBScript deprecation in Title bar
• MPDEV-1538 Master Packager - Add warning about VBScript deprecation in custom action editor datagrid
• MPDEV-1545 Master Packager - Ability to Sign MSI package without saving it
• MPDEV-1551 Master Packager - Add predefined action to register dlls
• MPDEV-1063 Master Repackager - Add possibility to include folder only
• MPDEV-1556 Master Repackager - MSIX Plated/Unplated assets

Bugs fixed
• MPDEV-560 Master Packager - Cleaning tracked changes resets hidden empty table visibility
• MPDEV-819 Master Packager - Table Editor row filter sometimes loses focus when typing
• MPDEV-1317 Master Packager - Newly added registry key is not automatically selected and scrolled into view
• MPDEV-1506 Master Packager - Validation .cub is being searched in incorrect location
• MPDEV-1527 Master Packager - Signature not valid after building small files
• MPDEV-1533 Master Packager - Icons not displayed for shortcuts targeting files with existing file associations
• MPDEV-1544 Master Packager - Changes in MSI file cannot be saved after signing package
• MPDEV-1497 Master Repackager - Do not add ini file entries if file has read-only attribute
• MPDEV-1552 Master Repackager CL - PSADT To Intunewin not working after update

Release date: 7 September 2023
Release notes Master Packager 23.5.8650

• MPDEV-1490 Master Packager - Address vulnerability of the System.Management.Automation library

Bugs fixed
• MPDEV-1483 Master Repackager - Cannot open PSADT version 3.8.4 or older packages
• MPDEV-1491 Master Repackager - Ini file entries with no value cause exception

Release date: 4 September 2023
Release notes Master Packager 23.5.8647


• MPDEV-1392 Master Packager - Add a keyboard shortcut (Delete key) for Feature editor
• MPDEV-1367 Master Packager - Improve thumbprint validation
• MPDEV-1335 Master Packager - Don’t show validation errors when digital signature window is opened
• MPDEV-1334 Master Packager - Add a context menu for the Icon field with right-click functionality
• MPDEV-1391 Master Packager - Suppress the cascade window from appearing when deleting predefined actions
• MPDEV-1419 Master Repackager - Non-executable file-targeting shortcuts should not be advertised
• MPDEV-1345 Master Repackager - Remove trailing spaces from MSIX shortcut arguments
• MPDEV-1414 Master Repackager CL - MRP.exe show help command in case of incorrect arguments
• MPDEV-1402 Master Repackager CL - MRP.exe DisableUpdates -allusers switch not documented in help
• MPDEV-1386 Master Repackager CL - DisableUpdates command should work without a license
• MPDEV-1365 Master Wrapper - Add support for new line character in custom message text
• MPDEV-1360 Master Wrapper - Create empty SupportFiles and Files folder when PSADT project is saved

Bugs fixed

• MPDEV-1342 Master Packager - Fix the issue where changing the name in the CA editor doesn’t trigger cascade updates
• MPDEV-1457 Master Packager - Address the problem where deleted registries aren’t displaying as such in the tree view
• MPDEV-1433 Master Packager - Ensure that text in the editing control is initially focused/selected when editing table editor cells
• MPDEV-1423 Master Packager - Remove digital signature from default.msi
• MPDEV-1403 Master Packager - Resolve a bug where the cell attribute editor modifies the value upon opening
• MPDEV-1401 Master Packager - Fix a focus issue where the main window doesn’t regain focus after editing a row in the Table Editor
• MPDEV-1400 Master Packager - Fix an error that occurs when loading binary into the MsiEmbeddedUI table
• MPDEV-1390 Master Packager - Delete keyboard shortcut not working in registry editor
• MPDEV-1385 Master Packager - ODBC Driver editor should not edit file table before adding entry
• MPDEV-1384 Master Packager - Attribute editor is incorrect in MsiEmbeddedUI table MessageFilter column
• MPDEV-1382 Master Packager - Next row is not automatically focused when deleting a row in advanced editor data grids
• MPDEV-1381 Master Packager - Error when deleting registry rows in registry editor
• MPDEV-1327 Master Packager - Auto-fit column width is enabled even if MSI not open
• MPDEV-1324 Master Repackager - ProductIcon not captured when repackaging MSI
• MPDEV-1476 Master Repackager - File associations not added from HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes
• MPDEV-1364 Master Wrapper - custom message text not loaded correctly

Release date: 18 July 2023

Release notes Master Packager 23.4.8599


• MPDEV-1143 Master Packager - Added support for MSI signing with thumb-print
• MPDEV-1177 Master Packager - Improve custom action references
• MPDEV-1193 Master Packager - Improved validation in General Information
• MPDEV-1195 Master Packager - Fixed bug when Summary Information is updated but changes are not reflected in the _Streams table
• MPDEV-1198 Master Packager - File Extension editor improvements
• MPDEV-1199 Master Packager - Fixed error when saving MSI file without Component and Directory tables
• MPDEV-1208 Master Packager - Enabled cascade delete/update actions for formatted type references
• MPDEV-1209 Master Packager - Enabled cascade deletion support when dropping tables
• MPDEV-1240 Master Packager - Update installation wizard UI/UX to match the year we are living
• MPDEV-1252 Master Packager/Repackager - Cap CAB size limit at 2000 MB
• MPDEV-1185 Master Repackager - Detect elevation for EXE and add required MSIX capabilities
• MPDEV-1268 Master Repackager - MSIX Environment variables support other paths than path to executable
• MPDEV-1290 Master Repackager - Updated file/registry exclusion list

Bugs fixed

• MPDEV-1186 Master Packager - Sometimes attribute editor loses the selected value upon selection
• MPDEV-1197 Master Packager - Services and Component drop-downs in the Service Control editor in Advanced Editor - Focus view
• MPDEV-1212 Master Packager - Right-clicking on the table does not set column widths correctly
• MPDEV-1216 Master Packager - Cascade delete stuck in a loop when deleting specific rows from the Control table
• MPDEV-1217 Master Packager - Cascade delete/update didn’t work for some tables with foreign key references
• MPDEV-1219 Master Packager - Component drop-down is empty in ODBC Data Source editor, in Advanced Editor - Focus view
• MPDEV-1220 Master Packager - Component drop-down is empty in Environment variable editor, in Advanced Editor - Focus view
• MPDEV-1222 Master Packager - Component drop-down is empty in Shortcuts editor, in Advanced Editor - Focus view
• MPDEV-1223 Master Packager - Component drop-down is empty in INI files editor, in Advanced Editor - Focus view
• MPDEV-1236 Master Packager - Focus “Find” TextBox when Find/Replace window is opened
• MPDEV-1250 Master Packager - ServiceInstall ServiceType column attributes editor was incorrect
• MPDEV-1255 Master Packager - Unable to add standard action under Advanced Editor - Custom Actions
• MPDEV-1256 Master Packager - Clear tracked changes did not remove validation errors on tables
• MPDEV-1280 Master Packager - Rare and sporadic “Object reference not set to an instance of an object” exception during ICE validation
• MPDEV-1293 Master Packager - After adding standard action in InstallExecuteSequence editor it is not selected
• MPDEV-1294 Master Packager - InstallExecuteSequence duplicate sequence message with non visible cancel button
• MPDEV-1316 Master Packager - Component added under incorrect feature
• MPDEV-1302 Master Packager/Repackager - Advertised shortcuts in startup folder show incorrect name in Startup settings
• MPDEV-1260 Master Repackager - It wasn’t possible to sign and build MSIX with SHA 256/512 certificate
• MPDEV-1283 Master Repackager - Registry exclusion ignores configured registry name
• MPDEV-1210 Master Repackager - Icon is not converted correctly to PNG when building MSIX
• MPDEV-1289 Master Repackager CL - MSI Installation license command line does not overwrite license
• MPDEV-1258 Master Wrapper - Optimized navigation away from Script Editor tab

Release date: 08.05.2023

Release notes Master Packager 23.3.8528


• MPDEV-1064 Master Repackager - show included/excluded item count during cleanup
• MPDEV-1132 Master Packager - improved ICE validation failure message
• MPDEV-1133 Master Wrapper - added UI to view/edit AppDeployToolkitConfig.xml configuration
• MPDEV-1166 Master Repackager - automatically detects MSIX platform based on the files/registries in the package
• MPDEV-1184 Master Wrapper - updated to support PSAppDeploymentToolkit 3.9.3

Bugs fixed

• MPDEV-1113 Master Repackager - shortcut WorkingDIR with env var is captured incorrectly
• MPDEV-1114 Master Packager/Repackager - Modified icon storage format to binary PE for shortcut icons
• MPDEV-1128 Master Packager - Unclear ‘Update Existing Files’ functionality when using for existing cab files
• MPDEV-1129 Master Wrapper - Script editor loses changes in certain sections
• MPDEV-1141 Only one opened instance of MP/MRP/MW can write to log file

Release date: 15.03.2023

Release notes Master Packager 23.2.8474

***** Issues Resolved ******

• MPDEV-1111 - Master Repackager - Shortcut arguments and working dir are captured incorrectly

• MPDEV-1112 - Master Repackager - Platform is not set automatically for 32-bit applications

Release date: 14.03.2023

Release notes Master Packager 23.2.8473

******* Features ********

• MPDEV-941 - Master Repackager - App Library will find recipes for non-standard app names

• MPDEV-1030 - Master Packager - User-created Templates will now be saved under %AppData%, not %ProgramData%

• MPDEV-1031 - Master Wrapper - User-created PSADT Actions will now be saved under %AppData%, not %ProgramData%

• MPDEV-1039 - Master Repackager - User-created exclusions will now be saved under %AppData%, not %ProgramFiles%

• MPDEV-1042 - Master Packager - Created a one-click button to set PowerShell execution policy when applying templates

• MPDEV-1056 - Master Packager - Added an option to activate Master Packager for all users using mrp.exe and MSI

• MPDEV-1058 - Master Packager - Added an option to disable updates for all users with mrp.exe (available with PRO edition)

• MPDEV-1069 - Master Repackager - Added the same naming for platform names as in Master Packager

• MPDEV-1093 - Master Wrapper - Create an .intunewin file from PSADT package (available with PRO edition)

***** Issues Resolved ******

• MPDEV-1068 - Master Repackager - MSI name does not change when changing captured application

• MPDEV-1084 - Master Packager - Cannot add a custom action from the Advanced Editor CA view

• MPDEV-1090 - Master Packager - Row editing in Templates for custom actions is too narrow

• MPDEV-1091 - Master Wrapper - Cannot click on MW logo section if no logo is loaded

• MPDEV-1096 - Master Wrapper - PSADT applying action on Install doesn’t work

Release date: 13.02.2023

Release notes Master Packager 23.1.8444

******* Features ********

• MPDEV-929 - Master Packager - Added PSF to the Master Packager Installdir

• MPDEV-947 - Master Packager - Checking if MSI contains files in 64bit locations and inform user to set correct platform

• MPDEV-958 - Master Packager - Created predefined human readable Custom Action condition names from table editor

• MPDEV-964 - Master Packager - Logfiles now have Master Packager version

• MPDEV-984 - Master Packager - More understandable platform names

• MPDEV-1002 - Master Packager - Created predefined custom action to add new lines to end or beggining of the text file

• MPDEV-1037 - Master Packager - Updated PSADT version to 3.9.2

***** Issues Resolved ******

• MPDEV-962 - Master Repackager - Repackaged MSI output file name should match application name

• MPDEV-962 - Master Repackager - Typo in MRP app library help text

• MPDEV-968 - Master Repackager - AppLibrary icon shifts UI

• MPDEV-990 - Master Repackager - PSF escape regex in executable name

• MPDEV-1028 - Master Repackager - Cannot extract specific applications icon

• MPDEV-1021 - Master Packager - When moving between MSI tables in table editor columns are not autosizing

• MPDEV-1024 - Master Packager - File Extensions bug that leads to app internal system error

• MPDEV-1049 - Master Packager - CMD to VBS template caused some windows to not be displayed

• MPDEV-1011 - MP Features Advanced UI - new component not visible after creation

• MPDEV-1012 - MP Features Advanced UI - tree view selection with right click

• MPDEV-1017 - MP Features Advanced UI - cannot add anything to newly added component

• MPDEV-1035 - Master Wrapper - Script editor CTRL+Z deletes all text

• MPDEV-989 - Master Wrapper - Minimize windows checkbox was incorrect

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