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Why WiX?
Who built WiX?

Who built WiX?

WiX began as a side project in 1999 and later it was picked up by a few teams inside Microsoft. It is the first project from Microsoft to be released under the Common Public License. It was first made available in April 2004 on SourceForge . Rob Mensching is the creator of WiX and the project lead.

More information regarding the project as well as binaries and the source code can be found at the following link:

http://wix.sourceforge.net/

For weekly releases:

 

http://wix.sourceforge.net/releases/