Make Web Installer is a free program which allows creation of web installers on Windows platform (x86 & x64). It creates a small executable (EXE) program (approx. 2.5 MB), which downloads your full installer from internet, if it is a ZIP archive, then it unpacks it, then launches the downloaded file and when it is finished, removes all downloaded/extracted files.
Make Web Installer is particularly useful for distribution of large installers over internet.
Downloading via http or https - ftp is under development.
Option to choose a custom icon for the web installer.
Option to copy version information from another executable file.
Various folders for download file (TEMP, desktop, current folder).
UAC auto elevation (none, run with highest available permission, run as administrator).
Various options for deleting downloaded files (immediately after termination, after restarting the computer, do not delete).
Automatic detection of the language by OS.
You can create web installer simple in three steps:
Enter the URL of the file to download (EXE, MSI or ZIP). In the case of the ZIP archive, specify what file to launch after it is unpacked.
Enter the name of your program and its version number.
Enter the target web installer (an EXE file).
Optionally, use additional settings.
Windows Server 2008