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GregBirk
08-23-2016, 08:31 AM
Welcome to the InstallShield 2016 Express Edition Community Forum.

Here are links to some key KB articles and documentation about InstallShield 2016 Express Edition:

InstallShield 2016 Express Edition Release Notes (http://www.installshield.com/ReleaseNotes/Exp-2016.asp)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2014 Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/UpgradingISE2014.htm)
InstallShield 2016 Express Edition Known Issues (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=000020871)
InstallShield download and licensing 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.flexnetoperations.com/). This includes installations for InstallShield, redistributable files for the InstallShield prerequisites, and .NET language pack prerequisite files (.prq). Visit this site to learn how to sign in to the Product and License Center and obtain your downloads.
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.
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.
Q200867: Troubleshooting InstallShield 2010 and Later Activation Issues (http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q200867)
HelpNet (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/)—An online library of Flexera Software product documentation.
Document Center PDFs (https://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/CCDocumentation)—Search and download PDF versions of User Guides, Installation Guides, Product Release Notes, and the InstallShield End-User License Agreement (EULA).
Technical White Papers (http://www.flexerasoftware.com/downloads/downloads_7481.htm)


Note: If you are upgrading a project from InstallShield 2013 Express Edition or earlier to InstallShield 2016 Express Edition, also see the following help topic to learn about changes that may affect your projects:

Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2013 Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/UpgradingISE2013.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2012 Spring Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/UpgradingISE2012Spr.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2012 Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/UpgradingISE2012.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2011 Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/UpgradingISE2011.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2010 Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/UpgradingISE2010.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2009 Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/UpgradingISE2009.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2008 Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/UpgradingISE2008.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 12 Express Edition or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/isxhelp23.htm#helplibrary/MigratingISE12.htm)

GregBirk
01-23-2017, 02:43 PM
InstallShield 2016 SP1 Express Edition is now available.

You can obtain the installation for InstallShield 2016 SP1 through the Flexera Software Product and License Center (https://flexerasoftware.flexnetoperations.com/). For instructions, see the download and licensing instructions (http://www.flexerasoftware.com/instructions/product-license.htm) for InstallShield.

For more information about this release, see the Release Notes (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/ReleaseNotes.htm).

GregBirk
05-02-2017, 09:59 AM
InstallShield 2016 SP2 Express Edition is now available.

You can obtain the installation for InstallShield 2016 SP2 through the Flexera Software Product and License Center (https://flexerasoftware.flexnetoperations.com/). For instructions, see the download and licensing instructions (http://www.flexerasoftware.com/instructions/product-license.htm) for InstallShield.

For more information about this release, see the Release Notes (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/isxhelp23/ReleaseNotes.htm).