Part of the Software applications glossary:

InstallShield is a product used by software developers to package software so that users can install it easily and safely. (It can also be used to uninstall a product.)

InstallShield provides the developer with templates and pre-built interface objects that make it easy to package the software. Users who receive software packaged with InstallShield are assured that it will be installed quickly and without affecting other applications or system characteristics.

This was last updated in September 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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