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DebbieL
06-04-2013, 08:50 AM
Welcome to the InstallShield 2013 Community Forum.

Here are links to some key KB articles and documentation about InstallShield 2013:


Q210472: InstallShield 2013 Release Notes (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q210472)



Q200900: Functionality Notes for the Evaluation Version of InstallShield (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q200900)—If you have not purchased a license for InstallShield, you can install it and use it for a limited number of days without activating it. When you are using InstallShield in this scenario, it operates in evaluation mode, and some of its functionality is not available. This KB explains those evaluation-mode limitations.



InstallShield download and license instructions (http://www.flexerasoftware.com/instructions/product-license.htm)—All of the InstallShield downloads are available in the Flexera Software Product and License Center (https://flexerasoftware.subscribenet.com/). This includes installations for InstallShield, Standalone Build, redistributable files for the InstallShield prerequisites, .NET language pack prerequisite files (.prq), InstallScript objects, and InstallShield Collaboration. Visit this site to learn how to sign in to the Product and License Center and obtain your downloads.



Q210474: Upgrading Projects to InstallShield 2013 (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q210474)—Provides information about upgrading InstallShield 2012 Spring and earlier projects to InstallShield 2013. Alerts you to possible changes in behavior that you may notice between new InstallShield 2013 projects and upgraded projects.



Q212461: Removal of Outdated and Obsolete Items in InstallShield 2013 (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q212461)—Contains a list of outdated items that have been removed from InstallShield.



Q200878: Activation of InstallShield 2010 and Later (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q200878)—Explains activation-related concepts and terms. It also presents specific timeframes and other details for activation of node-locked licenses of InstallShield.



Q210473: InstallShield 2013 Known Issues (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q210473)



Q200867: Troubleshooting InstallShield 2010 and Later Activation Issues (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q200867)



InstallShield End-User License Agreement (EULA) (http://www.flexerasoftware.com/webdocuments/PDF/EULA-IS2013.pdf)



Technical White Papers (http://www.flexerasoftware.com/downloads/downloads_7481.htm)



Note: If you are upgrading a project from InstallShield 2012 or earlier to InstallShield 2013, also see the following help topics to learn about changes that may affect your projects:

Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2012 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield20helplib/installshield20helplib_CSH.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2012Spring.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2011 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield20helplib/installshield20helplib_CSH.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2012.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2010 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield20helplib/installshield20helplib_CSH.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2011.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2009 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield20helplib/installshield20helplib_CSH.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2010.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2008 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield20helplib/installshield20helplib_CSH.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2009.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 12 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield20helplib/installshield20helplib_CSH.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2008.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 11.5 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield20helplib/installshield20helplib_CSH.htm#helplibrary/ISMSIArchitecture.htm)

DebbieL
10-03-2013, 11:37 AM
InstallShield 2013 SP1 Premier/Professional is now available. For more information, see the following KB article:
Q213736: Service Pack 1 for InstallShield 2013 (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q213736)