Version reference: 2018.1 released on October 15th, 2018.

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Version 2018.1 - October 15th, 2018

  • New scrollbar replacement for the main navigation tree. If you prefer the default vertical scrollbar, there is a new environment option to restore it.
  • New Custom Action template to retrieve the exact Windows 10 version number (such as Windows 10 1809).
  • Fixed: long extraction passwords were not correctly encoded in packages.
  • Fixed: placeholders were not refreshed when you clicked Back in "Ask User for a Choice".
  • Fixed: initial spaces in custom action's fields were trimmed.
  • Fixed crash on some CPUs.
  • Minor improvements.

Version 2018.0 - July 7th, 2018

  • Fully compatible with all recent Windows 10 updates.
  • Improved decompression speed for packages thanks to the upgrade of 7-Zip and LZMA SDK to version 18.05.
  • New variable operations available: Trim whitespaces, string length, extract a part of a string...
  • Packages run with administrative rights can now execute an app or open a document file as un-elevated process (with standard and not admin user rights). This is available in the Launch Program or Files page and in the Open a document file custom action.
  • The Open a document file custom action has a new Unelevated property to open a document file as un-elevated process.
  • Improvement: empty folders are no more created when the Component variable is set to 0.
  • New event for custom actions: After Shortcut/Registry Creation.
  • The After File Extraction event is now triggered before ShortCut/Registry creation.
  • You can now set empty values for variables (Perform operation on a variable CA).
  • New %USERPROFILE% pre-defined variable for retrieving the system path to the user's home directory.
  • New custom action template to retrieve Windows 10 exact version.
  • Improved splash screen display while loading.
  • Paquet Builder's behavior has been improved on multiple monitor setups.
  • Fixed: cannot create a variable with a value starting with a space. The leading space is removed at runtime.
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 3.7.1 (hot fix) - May 8th, 2018

  • Compilation fixed for Windows 10 April 2018 update.
  • Paquet Builder 2018 is coming soon with more new features.

Version 3.7 - June 17th, 2017

  • Full support for 4K displays and screens with high DPI.
  • New UI images that are automatically rescaled according to screen resolution.
  • New custom action images.
  • Add new custom action: the action filter remembers up to 10 entries now.
  • Added Portuguese (Brazil) language.
  • Fixed import of REG file error (root key mismatch).
  • Fixed a rare bug in directive processing.
  • Minor improvements.

Version 3.6.1 - September 22nd, 2016

  • Fixed "Error Code -5" when files from a multi-volume archive were extracted.
  • Improved behavior of the build progress bar.

Version 3.6.0 - August 30th, 2016

  • Updated to latest 7-Zip and LZMA SDK versions (16.02).
  • Resource string and variable replacement is now possible in the “Welcome Screen” and other common dialog boxes with rich text.
  • Enhanced directives: you can now define package variables and set their values in directives thanks to the new [Variables] section.
  • Directives now accept your own directive variables in the [DirectiveVariables] section.
  • New custom action: Get Full Path of a Windows Known Folder. It lets you retrieve paths to system Known Folders not already available in Paquet Builder, such as AppData\Locallow and so on.
  • Our code signing utility now looks for certificates both in current user and local machine stores.
  • Fixed: task dialog sizing problem in Windows 10 anniversary update.
  • Fixed: EXE Format setting was not persistent sometimes.
  • Fixed: rare "Could Not Register Tab" error.
  • Updated console compiler.
  • Updated core DLL components.
  • Improved GUI resizing on High DPI displays.
  • Minor GUI improvements.
  • Updated documentation.
  • New tutorial section available

Version 3.5.1 - March 18th, 2016

  • New Italian language (thanks to A. Consorte).
  • On Windows 10, sometimes EXE files requiring administrative rights could not be started by Setup packages.
  • Fixed: compression level was not saved.
  • Added delay between SHA1 and SHA256 code signing.
  • Added directive parameters for new code signing: SignCertifLocation and SignMethod.
  • Updated core DLL components.
  • Minor improvements.

Version 3.5.0 - January 7th, 2016

  • Updated to latest 7-Zip and LZMA SDK versions (15.14).
  • Our code signing utility accepts SHA-2 certificates now (a Windows requirement in 2016).
  • You can choose the digest method for the digital signature: SHA-1, SHA-256 or dual SHA-1+SHA-256.
  • Dual code signing is possible on Windows 8 and later.
  • Time stamping uses "RFC 3161 compatible" timestamp server in addition to Authenticode timestamp server when possible. You can configure your own timestamp servers in the Environment Options.
  • It is now possible to use certificates available from the Windows Certificate Store (based on Subject Name or Thumbprint).
  • Notifications on Windows 10 are displayed upon build completion (and new Environment Option to disable the behavior).
  • Activation/deactivation uses SSL/TLS by default on Windows Vista and later.
  • Fixed corrupted icon conversion when generating a header bitmap automatically from the package icon.
  • Updated console compiler.
  • Several minor GUI improvements.