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This is a prerelease version of Nullsoft Scriptable Install System.

Nullsoft Scriptable Install System


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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 succesful 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.

Documentation: User
Documentation: Developer
Source code: repository, tar.bz2

To install Nullsoft Scriptable Install System, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install nsis --version 3.0-beta1 --pre

To upgrade Nullsoft Scriptable Install System, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade nsis --version 3.0-beta1 --pre


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • NSIS Team


© 1999 NSIS Contributors


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.02 169 Thursday, July 27, 2017 approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 575 Wednesday, April 20, 2016 approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.0 959 Monday, July 25, 2016 approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.0-beta2 1475 Sunday, October 4, 2015 exempted
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.0-beta1 898 Thursday, April 9, 2015 exempted
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