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Download NSIS 2.36

NSIS 2.36

By Nullsoft  (Open Source)
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NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore very suitable for internet distribution.

Being a user's first experience with your product, a stable and reliable installer is an important component of successful software. With NSIS you can create such installers that are capable of doing everything that is needed to setup your software.

NSIS is script-based and allows you to create the logic to handle even the most complex installation tasks. Many plug-ins and scripts are already available: you can create web installers, communicate with Windows and other software components, install or update shared components and more.

Title: NSIS 2.36
Filename: nsis-2.36-setup.exe
File size: 1.49MB (1,559,393 bytes)
Requirements: Windows (All Versions)
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Open Source
Date added: March 30, 2008
Author: Nullsoft
MD5 Checksum: A1B535174B300FF40505A1370BA66C45

NSIS 2.36 is released. This release features lots of nsDialogs improvements,
MultiUser fix-ups and the usual collection of bug fixes and minor improvements.

Release Notes

* nsDialogs is picking up its pace and offers lots of new macros in this
release. Keep the patches and requests coming!

Major Changes

* nsExec: Support for x64 disabled redirection (RFE #1778973, bug #1889317)

Modern UI

* Fixed start menu page setting the error flag (bug #1891106)


* NSD_AddStyle and NSD_AddExStyle for easy customization (patch #1900588)
* NSD_CB_AddString, NSD_CB_SelectString, NSD_LB_AddString and
NSD_LB_SelectString for easier handling of combo and list boxes
* NSD_CreateNumber and NSD_SetTextLimit for limited input fields
* NSD_SetImage, NSD_SetStretchedImage, NSD_ClearImage and NSD_FreeImage for
image handling
* NSD_SetState, NSD_GetState, NSD_Check and NSD_Uncheck for handling of
check boxes and radio buttons (patch #1900588)
* NSD_SetText for easily setting control's text
* OnClick support for labels (bug #1908732)
* Support for edit box change notification in combo box

Minor Changes

* Fixed exception handling of UPX compressed icons (bug #1896500)
* Fixed InstallDirRegKey example in bigtest.nsi
* Fixed Memento's documentation to include ${MementoSectionDone}
* Fixed rare decompression error with 0x4001 bytes of compressed data (bug
* LangFile.nsh: Added LANGFILE_INCLUDE_WITHDEFAULT to load language file
with defaults being obtained from a default file. This replaces the
LANGFILE_DEFAULT setting and makes it easier to use LangFile.nsh for
multiple sets of languages file without having to care about the
different LANGFILE_DEFAULT settings.
* Minor documentation improvements (including bug #1891266, bug #1894033,
bug #1896803)
* MultiUser: Fixed error when a custom installation mode initialization
function is used only for the installer
* MultiUser: Fixed default installation mode based on registry key (bug
* MultiUser: Fixed no uninstaller handling (MULTIUSER_NOUNINSTALL)

Utilities and Plug-ins

* MakeNSISW: Avoid opening executables with identical folder names when
opening script's folder (bug #1891066)
* nsExec: Fixed return code handling so 259 won't cause an infinite loop
(bug #1909458)
* VPatch: Added MD5 functions (RFE #1900226)


* Albanian updates (patch #1919360)
* French fixes (patch #1916564)
* Polish updates (patch #1894983)

Build System

* Fixed build of NSIS Menu with wxGTK (bug #1900233)
* Use CRLF for DSW and DSP files to avoid corruption messages
* Various build fixes for GCC 4.3, amd64 and Linux in general

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