Exe to Msi Converter Free

Exe to Msi Converter Free

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 9 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0
  • Total Downloads:
    111,795
  • Date Added:
    May 28, 2013
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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QwertyLab's Exe to Msi Converter Free is a simple tool that converts a setup executable file (EXE) into a Windows Installer Package (MSI) that can be distributed and installed on other PCs. It automatically detects the type of installer and lets users add command-line arguments. It's a simple tool that does a simple thing that is very useful to those who need it.

Exe to Msi Converter Free's interface is a small dialog offering two entry fields, one for browsing to or entering the Setup Executable and another for adding arguments. Aside from a Web link to the developer's site and three buttons, that's all there is to this tool. There's no Help file, but one is hardly needed since Exe to Msi is practically automatic. We browsed to our Downloads folder and selected an executable at random. We clicked Build MSI, which converted our selected file and saved the new file to the same directory as its source. When we clicked Test Installer, the program initiated our new Windows Installer file, which opened normally and began the process of installing our selected software. Clicking Cancel terminated the process, if we were quick enough.

Exe to Msi Converter Free is just the sort of small, free tool that does something extremely useful when you need it. Maybe you don't need it or won't need it now, but if you should happen to, you'll be glad we told you about it.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Great program!"

January 16, 2014  |  By phly95

 |  Version: Exe to Msi Converter Free 2.0

Pros

Works with any exe file I've tried. You can even convert something like Sonic.EXE and it'll run flawlessly as if you were playing the game with the original exe. This is great for bypassing exe blockers in libraries and such.

Cons

You can't run installers if the computer has an exe blocker and you can't direct it to a folder with all the other files which means if you want to play most games, you're screwed. The exe will open flawlessly, but it will be like if it wasn't in the same folder as the rest of the files, which is a real bummer.

Summary

If you want to get past exe blockers and your game is a single exe file (no installers or file dependencies) then you're in luck. If it's an installer or needs to be in a specific folder, you're out of luck.

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4 stars

"Adobe Product"

September 18, 2013  |  By angela_meeks_1963

 |  Version: Exe to Msi Converter Free 2.0

Pros

I have not tried it on any other software other than Adobe and the Adobe did not work in SCCM. I will try again for other packages

Cons

Easy to use

Summary

Will try on other software hopefully they work in SCCM 2007 R2.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0
Version 2.0 adds auto detect the installer type and command line options.
General
Publisher QwertyLab
Publisher web site http://www.qwertylab.com
Release Date May 23, 2013
Date Added May 28, 2013
Version 2.0
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Software Installation Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.52MB
File Name ExetomsiSetup.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 111,795
Downloads Last Week 452
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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