When comparing Inno setup vs Advanced Installer, the Slant community recommends Inno setup for most people. In the question“What are the best installers for windows programs?” Inno setup is ranked 1st while Advanced Installer is ranked 2nd.
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No cost, just download and install.
The (generated) script can be run in Inno Setup and it is possible to set breakpoints to debug the code.
Pro Pascal scripting engine
Integrated Pascal scripting engine option for advanced run-time install and uninstall customization.
Pro Easy to learn
Plugins for continuous integration with Jenkins, Bamboo and TeamCity included in the free version.
Pro Deployment options
Single MSI package or unbundled to run from CD or DVD, or online installs from an URL.
Flexible installer that supports different types of installation.
For programmers used to C and C#, the Pascal scripting syntax is something that takes a while to get used to.
Con On uninstall does not check file content
If the file content has been changed after installation, the file is uninstalled without warning the user.