updated 01:00 pm EST, Wed March 5, 2003
InstallShield has released , a new version of its cross-platform installation authoring solution. Version 5 now includes support for Mac OS X and more flavors of UNIX to enable application installation to all major platforms. Other new benefits include Java Swing support and a host of new install actions It also offers a wide variety of distribution methods for installers, including executable Java Archive Files (JARs), native launchers, CD-ROMs, DVDs, and a Web-based applet installation. It is available for $2,500, while upgrades are available for $1,150.