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iQuail cross-platform installer

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iQuail Overview

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Easy to use cross-platform installer & updater

iQuail stands for "Installer quail"

Our goal is to make deploying and updating desktop applications as simple as possible

Today you can deploy a simple solution in less than 10 lines

iQuail is currently in development stage, everything is subject to change

Current features

  • Windows and Linux compatibility
  • Install and uninstall an application (Add launch shortcut and register program on the system)
  • Many ways to deploy and/or update your application:
    • Github release
    • FTP server
    • Embedded in installer (offline installer)
  • Graphical user interface
  • Scriptable user interface
  • Configuration management
  • Custom scriptable install/uninstall actions
  • Configurable "Force update" or "Ask for update"


  1. Install python 3.6
  2. Install Tkinter (if its not already in python3) on debian/ubuntu: sudo apt-get install python3-tk on fedora sudo dnf install python3-tk
  3. Install iQuail python3 -m pip install iQuail

Using iQuail

Currently everything is subject to change, this is the main reason why there is no documentation yet,

You can still begin learning by examples

To build a iQuail installer run --iquail_build

How to sign?

Short time goals

  • Integrity verification and updating only modified data
  • Building a versioning server
  • Using iquail to update solutions which already have an installer .msi / .deb / setup.exe / .rpm files
  • Mac OS support


If you find iquail interesting and if you would like to use iquail for your project, feel free to contact us by email: or by creating a github issue we will be happy to help you and make iquail meet your needs.


This project is licensed under the Mozilla Public License 2.0 - see the LICENSE file for details

Big thanks to PyInstaller project, our project would have never been possible without them:

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