Convert EXE to MSI application package


Do you want to convert and package an EXE file as MSI application install package?” EXE to MSI converter” makes this conversion real easy. It is a free tool to convert Setup Executable (.exe) to Windows Installer Packages (.msi). After conversion MSI packages can be used to deploy software using GPO.


Use EXE to MSI converter

1. Download EXE to MSI converter & install the utility.
2. Launch the utility & browse to select executable EXE file.
3. Enter Arguments & click build MSI button for output as MSI package.

This converter utility works fine on Windows Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Server. It is free utility of small size 987 Kb and quickly perform EXE to MSI conversion.



  1. Work fine if you don’t use arguments… as soon as you add arguments the msi crashes with error: There is a problem with this windows installer package…..
    Was trying to convert jre-7u4-windows-i586.exe(Java) if i start the exe in a cmd jre-7u4-windows-i586.exe /s IEXPLORER=1 INSTALLDIR=C:\java\jre (java quiet install) it works fine… added: /s IEXPLORER=1 INSTALLDIR=C:\java\jre in the parameters box and it does not work… arggg

  2. This tools simply extracts the MSI from an EXE. It doesn’t work if the EXE doesn’t contain any MSI files.

    In the end I used the repackager from Advanced Installer:

    I also tried the AppDeploy repackager, but it was too simple for what I needed:

    • Chris, it worth to try EMCO MSI Package Builder Pro or Enterprise if you need to make a complex repackaging. This tool offers powerful monitoring module that works even with complex installation.

      You can find the tool here:

    • Sorry, the wrong link, the right one is:

  3. What do you put in the agruments text box

  4. What do you put in the arguments text box? how exactly do you write how you want the package to process the arguments?

  5. Thanks
    comes in handy !!

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