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Companies

AMIQ Consulting

AMIQ Consulting

Stefan Birman, AMIQ Consulting: "We explored several alternatives and decided that IzPack is the best fit for our applications. It worked smooth, no complications. Open Source gives us further confidence: we may enhance or debug it under critical circumstances. AMIQ develops applications for the EDA industry (the E language parser, structural viewers, code analyzers etc.)."

Crystal-Clear

i-net software

Ralf Bischoff, i-net software: "After researching various possibilities, IzPack is the installer we chose for our product, i-net Crystal-Clear. i-net Crystal-Clear is a full reporting package - completely written in Java. It consists of a report engine and a designer for generating the report templates. i-net DesignerXML comes free of charge with i-net Crystal-Clear, thus making it an extremely cost effective solution. We are very satisfied with IzPack - it has enabled us to complement a user-friendly and powerful reporting tool with a user-friendly and powerful installer. Thanks!"

Semantica DocsDB

Semantica

Peter Rimmelzwaan, Semantica: "DocsDB/4 is the first document breakthrough since the invention of the filing cabinet. It offers truly relational document management and workflow through a web-based interface. Just like relational databases did two decades ago, relational document management will lift the restrictions of hierarchical structures like files and folders. DocsDB delivers flexible, fast and robust storage, retrieval, routing, filing, archiving and purging of large amounts of documents, whether on paper or electronic. Since DocsDB can be used on every Java platform we needed an installer that supported this and would be highly customizable, IzPack does just that!"

OKTA / AxiomSL

Fabrice Mirabile, OKTA / AxiomSL IT consultant/developer: "After looking around for the best choice in term of installers, after tying all kind of commercial product as well as open source ones, it turned out that IzPack was just the best fit! Not only it's the only fully multi-platform installer with Ant integration but also the way to use it is very simple. As it's open source, adding features to it is fairly easy and the support and help of the project's members are fantastic. Having a single installer for any OS, any database, any languages.... this is just perfect for an international company like us who deals with lots of clients all over the world. Thanks to you Julien and to the whole team !"

Sillysoft games

Sillysoft Games

Dustin Sacks, Sillysoft Games: "IzPack is a great installer. We are using it to package our desktop java game Lux. It provided great out-of-the-box functionality along with access to the source to make desired customizations. The accompanying native launcher deals with users that don't have a JVM. IzPack integrates easily with apache ant and the cost can't be beat! "

Pixilla

Pixilla

Sue Marvin, Pixilla: "Julien, Thank you for making izPack available! We were happy to find and use izPack for Pixilla, our photo compression program. It was easy to use and allowed us to get the installation package up much quicker than expected. The documentation was quite useful and to the point."

Klimb, Rock Climbing Performance Software

Dmitry Kalashnikov, Klimb developer: "Klimb is the first Rock Climbing Performance Software that analyses climbing, weight training, cardio and provides you with all kinds of reports and statistics on your climbing performance, power, relative strength, endurance by tracking your profile! Thank You for making a great installer and making my life easier."

Ricebridge Components

Ricebridge Components

Richard Rodger, Ridgebridge Components: "IzPack is a really easy-to-use installer system. I needed a simple and clean Java-based installer for my Java components, and IzPack is perfect. I used IzPack for my first component (CSV Manager), and I'm really happy with the results (CSV Manager is fast and easy-to-use CSV file parser component for Java)."

Sunshine Reports

Sunshine Reports

Michele Puopolo, Pratocity: "We use IzPack for installer of Sunshine Reports (www.sunshinereports.com). A visual report designer based on Eclipse and JasperReports. It allows you to create, edit, compile, preview and run your reports in a few minutes. Creating a report is as easy as dragging and dropping report elements in the visual designer.Sunshine Reports supports output in PDF, XML, XLS, CSV, HTML."

LinkSearch

DataLink Nordic AB

Ola Samuelson, DataLink Nordic AB: "LinkSearch is a freetext search engine for internet, local networks and intranets. It is capable of indexing hypertext, pdf, office docs, flash and more.It is important for us that our application is easy to install regardless of platform. IzPack makes this possible in a very simple and efficient manner."

Swing Sightings #6

The Swing Sightings #6

The Swing Sightings (November, 16th 2001) mentionned IzPack :-)

LIBeLIS

LIBeLIS

Eric Samson, LIBeLIS President: "It's a well thought out product : simple, efficient and complete. It's really well suited for Java applications, and offers even more features than expensive commercial products. Written in Java, it can be easily embbeded in our production cycle (we use Ant and have created an izPackAntTask). Being Open Source we can understand its internal behavior and tailor it to our needs when needed."

SilverStream

SilverStream

John Rousseau, SilverStream Software: "I've been doing a lot of work to add some support for a complicated patching process to IzPack. The tool you have is making all of these changes very easy!"

Webswell

Webswell

Ladislav Urban, CEO of Webswell: "We use IzPack for installer of ebXML integration tool Webswell Connect. IzPack makes our project possible. Thank you."

OpenSource projects / individuals

Arsenal

Arsenal

Michael Burnside: "We used IzPack Installer to package our product called Arsenal, a 100% Java and Open-Source Real-Time Collaboration Server Project. http://arsenalproject.org . Julien and the team have done such a great job! IzPack makes it so easy to build the installer package, and easy for the customer to install the product. IzPack is truly a first-class product."

C-JDBC

C-JDBC

Nicolas Modrzyk: "C-JDBC provides a flexible architecture that allows you to achieve scalability, high availability and failover with your database tiers. C-JDBC instantiates the concept of RAIDb : Redundant Array of Inexpensive Databases. The database is distributed and replicated among several nodes and C-JDBC load balance the queries between these nodes. C-JDBC uses IzPack to allow users for a flexible and personalized installation depending on any users specific needs. (Binaries only, sources, documentation, examples ...)."

Jajuk

Bertrand Florat: "Jajuk uses IzPack for its simplicity, its ant integration and its java multi-platform aspect which allows us to publish only one file for any OS. Moreover, It offers great features like minimum JRE version checkup and Windows shortcuts."

Thea Project

Claude Pasquier: "The Thea project (Tools for High-throughput Experiment Analysis) is dedicated to the elaboration of tools and techniques suited for the analysis of post-genomic data. It covers two fields: the first one is centered on the extraction of knowledge from raw data (data mining), the second is dedicated to the representation of knowledge."

Druid

Druid

Antonio Gallardo, Druid developer: "Druid is a GUI tool for database build and management. Users can add/change/delete DB objects (tables, fields, etc.). Druid generates for you: SQL scripts, tecnical documentation in XHTML, PDF and DocBook and code in C, C++ and Java Beans even for JDO."

FJTM

Fridjof Jansen, FJTM author: "I use IzPack for JFTM (http://www.fridjof.nl/). JFTM is an open-source advanced text editor, specially designed for programming in Java. I think IzPack is an easy-to-use, but very advanced installer-builder. It's perfect for an open-source developper to distribute his applications."

AMI

AMI

Bertrand Florat, AMI author: "AMI is a peer to peer framework in Java made out of several packages and execution environments. It's the reason why IzPack is an excellent solution to create shortcuts on MS Windows in order to simplify user experience and allow a quick and clean installation interface. My app gained a professional appearance thanks to IzPack."

SquirrelSQL

SquirrelSQL

Colin Bell, Squirrel author : "I have to say that I have been looking for an open source installer and yours is the best that I've seen. I have found the product itself to be very impressive and in the short time that I have been on the mailing list I've found your responses to queries both quick and helpful."

HartMath

Klaus Hartlage, Hartmath author: "HartMath uses now the izpack tool to generate a JAR installer. HartMath is a symbolic math tool plugin for jEdit. Features: big number arithmetic; symbolic, numeric and trace evaluation; dockable plot panels; jEdit Console shell."

Jonelo.de

Johann Nepomuk Loefflmann : "You're looking for a free, modular and easy to use platform independent Java installer? IMHO IzPack is the best solution for this challenge."

jAugment

Marcus Wolschon: " jAugment is a JINI-based, network-aware framework and set of initial applications for wearable computers and other computers with uncommon input/output-devices. It supports user interfaces from text-only to 3D."