install4j Documentation

install4j Online Help
If there are any open questions regarding the use of install4j, please check out its comprehensive online help system.

install4j Printable Reference Manual
If you would like to print install4j's reference manual or view it offline, you can use this PDF file.

install4j API
This is the documentation for install4j's API in javadoc format.

install4j Demos

In our blog, we have published a three step tutorial based on a real-world example where an actual installer was developed:

The screencasts below show install4j 4 in action but they are still applicable to install4j 5.

Overview of project configuration in install4j

9 minutes

See a brief overview of the most important configuration steps in install4j. Some important functionality is shown to give you an idea on how the install4j IDE works.

Screens and actions

8 minutes

See how screens and actions allow you to design powerful installers entirely in the install4j IDE. The demo also shows how to use a form screen to create a custom installer GUI without any programming.