Release notes for the MSIX Packaging Tool

Version 1.2023.807.0 - Public Version

  • Improvements in entry point detection by MSIX Packaging Tool
  • Added notifications for Accelerator fixups that require manual intervention
  • Enhanced accessibility features to better support keyboard navigation, voice access, screen reader compatibility and contrast themes
  • Improvements in error reporting
  • Bug fixes and general improvements

Version 1.2023.504.0

  • Search for and apply Accelerators during conversion process

Version 1.2023.319.0

  • MSIX Packaging Tool now supports High Contrast themes of Windows
  • Enhanced UI support for local (non-English) languages
  • UI changes for improved troubleshooting of the MSIX Packaging Tool driver installation failure

Version 1.2023.118.0

  • Portable Apps can now be packaged as MSIX Packages
  • Added ability to edit files within a package using Package Editor
  • Apply Trace fixup to your package from within the Package Editor
  • Added feature to exclude dependent Windows services from MSIX packages
  • MSIX Packaging Tool now monitors child processes during app installation

Version 1.2022.1101.0

  • Fixed a minor UI bug
  • Fixed a localization bug

Version 1.2022.1003.0

  • Added support for auto application of PSF FixUps through Command Line Interface. The following PSF FixUps will be supported - FileRedirectionFixup, RegLegacyFixups, DynamicLibraryFixup, and EnvVarFixup
  • PSF Scripts are now supported through the Command Line Interface
  • Added support for new capabilities to the Package Editor
  • Added support for new extensions - SearchPathOverride and InstallLocalVirtualization

Version 1.2022.802.0

  • Fixed a UI bug

Version 1.2022.718.0

  • Added support for null arguments during unattended installs
  • Added support for unusual font files included in package
  • Added support for start menu shortcuts

Version 1.2022.512.0

  • fixed a localization bug

Version 1.2022.330.0

  • Added driver detection to alert user if their application contains a driver during conversion
  • General performance improvements and bug fixes