Make SFX (Self-extracting archive)

Make SFX is a free program that lets you make self-extracting archives under Windows (x86 & x64) platform.
Make SFX is particularly useful for creation of installation programs.

Program description

  • ZLIB compression method
  • Various extraction folders (TEMP, current, desktop, documents, current folder or custom folder)
  • For custom folder you can use environment variables (e.g. %USERPROFILE%\MyApplication\)
  • Automatically copies the icon from the executable file
  • Automatically copies version information from the executable file
  • SFX compressing program has command line support
  • Silent extraction mode (do not show progress bar and error messages when extracting)
  • Self destructing mode (delete SFX file after executable file has finished executing)
  • Run SFX file as administrator (UAC)

You can create a SFX module simple in three steps:

  1. Select source folder containing the files you want to pack into SFX module and select target SFX file.
  2. Select how to extract the SFX module or choose executable file from the source folder - this file will be executed after SFX extraction.
  3. Select target extraction folder.
  4. Optionally use the advanced settings.

Supported languages:

  • SFX compressing program: English
  • SFX unpacking program, 38 languages: Afrikaans, Shqip, العربية, Euskara, Български, Català, Hrvatski, Čeština, Dansk, Nederlands, English, Eesti, Suomi, Français, Deutsch, Ελληνικά, עברית, Magyar, 中文, Íslenska, Italiano, 日本語, 한국어, Latviešu, Lietuvių, Norsk, Polski, Português, Română, Русский, Slovenčina, Slovenščina, Español, Svenska, ไทย, Türkçe, Українська, Tiếng Việt

The program is provided free of charge and royalty free even for commercial use.

Free download Make SFX

Name: makesfx.exe
Size: 823 kB

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