InstallBuilder 7 Released, Simplifies Development of Multiplatform Installers for Java-based Applications

InstallBuilder 7 is a powerful tool for building professional, multiplatform installers for crossplatform applications, such as those written in Java(C) or Qt(C).

_San Francisco, CA. December 13, 2010. – _BitRock Inc, the leading provider of cross platform deployment tools and services for software companies and enterprise IT departments, today announced the release of InstallBuilder 7. The new release of InstallBuilder is focused on ease of use and speed of development and includes enhanced functionality for packaging Java-based applications, expanded documentation, and improved compression that reduces the size of generated installers, among other improvements.

InstallBuilder is a multiplatform tool for developing software installers, native packages and crossplatform DVDs. It enables developers to quickly package their software for distribution to customers or end users within their organization. The 7.0 release makes this process faster and easier than ever. New Java-specific functionality allows developers to bundle Java Runtime Environments and create native Java launchers. A new built-in XML editor enables developers to switch seamlessly between using the GUI development environment and editing installer project files by hand. Updated, more comprehensive documentation makes InstallBuilder easier to learn and use and improved compression reduces the size of generated installers by removing duplicated files within the installer package.

"Our goal with InstallBuilder is to make the process of building crossplatform software installers as painless as possible," said Daniel Lopez Ridruejo, BitRock's founder and Chief Technology Officer. "We're excited to release InstallBuilder 7.0, which includes a number of new features, such as a new function for searching actions and rules, which will further simplify and speed up the installer building process for developers."

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About BitRock

BitRock provides tools and services to help software companies build their businesses. Working with BitRock enables software vendors to deliver their software in easy to install packages, gain more insight into their customer base and offer value-added services such as automated updates to their customers.

Founded in 2003, BitRock is a privately held software company with offices in Seville, Spain and San Francisco, USA. BitRock's clients range from large corporations and governments to independent software vendors and educational institutions, as well as the leading commercial open source companies.

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