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The official 5.0 release of BitRock InstallBuilder is now available for download. We’d like to thank everyone who provided feedback on the beta release. It was very helpful and allowed us to get the official release out quickly. Here are a few of the new features:

  • LZMA compression support (reduces installer size up to 30%)
  • Improved installer startup speed
  • New action iniFileSet to create and modify .ini files
  • New property splashScreenDelay increases the display time of the splash screen
  • New rule processTest to test for running processes (Windows, Linux, OSX)
  • New getDiskUsage action calculates disk space for files and folders
  • Windows installer now shows a graphical popup for error and help messages
  • preBuildActionList is now executed in Quick Builds
  • readyToInstallActionList is now available in generated RPMs

A complete list of improvements is available on our changelog.