MSIX Aims to Supplant Previous Installer Technologies

  • MSIX is a new client software installation technology that aims to consolidate and replace several legacy Windows installation technologies, including MSI, App-V, and APPX.
  • It could improve IT processes for client software deployment, especially when applications receive frequent updates.
  • It provides some compatibility with Windows 7 and non-Windows OSs, such as Linux and iOS.
  • It is just exiting preview, and it will likely take time to stabilize.

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