Tag Archives: App-V

Lib-V 6.0 released, with support for App-V 5.0 SP2 packages

02.05.2014

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Yes, it has taken a while but we are happy to announce that our premier App-V package SDK, Gridmetric Lib-V, has just been updated to new 6.0 release. This release adds full support for App-V 5.0 SP2 packages and yes, also changes in newest Hotfix 4.

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AVE 2.4.5 is out (with 4.6 SP2 support)

21.12.2012

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Hello, We have just released update to Application Virtualization Explorer, version 2.4.5. This update adds explicit support for three new (OSD) policy elements that were introduced in hotfix 8 for 4.6 SP1 and in 4.6 SP2. These policy elements are mainly meant to fix issue with Adobe Reader protected mode and now you can set them directly from AVE’s […]

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Application Virtualization Explorer 2.4 has been released

08.08.2012

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We have just released a new version of AVE, version 2.4, which adds some new features and enhances the existing functionality in the product.

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New support tool from Gridmetric

24.04.2012

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We have had the 32-bit fixup tool available for a while (to correct issues in App-V 4.6 packages saved out from AVE prior to version 2.2.6), but since the recent events there appeared to be a need to do the opposite as well.

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There is a yet another new book on App-V available

03.04.2012

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In the interest of full disclosure, I was recently contacted by a publisher who asked if I would like to review a new book, called Microsoft Application Virtualization Advanced Guide and written by an Argentinian(?) guy called Augusto Alvarez. As the topic sounds interesting enough, I was actually glad to have an opportunity to take a closer look at this book I actually already had heard about before.

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AVE 2.3 feature highlight pt. 1 – Creating new App-V packages

13.01.2012

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In this new series, we’re going to highlight some of the new features that we introduced in Application Virtualization Explorer (AVE), version 2.3, released in December last year (gosh, sounds like a long time ago when said like that!).

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App-V OSD scripting with Application Virtualization Explorer, pt. 2 – additional scripting capabilities

11.10.2011

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In the previous article of AVE’s scripting capabilities, we discovered how AVE implements the basic App-V scripting capabilities – but in much smarter manner and easiness lacking in any other App-V –related tool there is. In this installment, we will see how to take scripting a bit further, by adding additional execution capabilities for our […]

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App-V OSD scripting with Application Virtualization Explorer, pt. 1 – integrated script editing experience

07.10.2011

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In the earlier blog post, we have saw how App-V supports scripting for added package functionality and how it is configured by using the built-in tools (i.e. Sequencer) or manual methods; let’s now look at how our Application Virtualization Explorer (AVE) can make the process much easier for you regardless of the scenario.

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Howto: App-V package branching in AVE

06.10.2011

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Having been inspired by a recent blog posting by Tim Mangan about currently known issues in package branching (and my own previous experiences of the same), both in 4.6 and 4.6 SP1 versions of the App-V Sequencer, I thought about to write a quick and short howto for doing branching operating with our Application Virtualization Explorer (AVE).

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OSD scripting primer

05.10.2011

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In this article, I want to give a brief lesson on something called OSD scripting. OSD scripting is a way to add dynamic or added functional behavior into App-V packages outside what the App-V itself as a virtualization technology provides.

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