install4j Documentation

install4j HTML Help

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

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install4j PDF Manual

If you would like to print the manual, view it offline, or take it with you on a mobile device, you can download it as a PDF.

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install4j API

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

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install4j Demos

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

  • PART 1

    My first try with install4j

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  • PART 2

    More installation options with install4j

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  • PART 3

    Beyond installing

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Screencasts

The screencasts below show install4j 4 in action but they are still applicable to install4j 6.

  • Overview of project configuration in install4j


    Duration:

    9 minutes


    Description:

    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


    Duration:

    8 minutes


    Description:

    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.