Side-by-Side Manifest Maker

Make programs play nice with each other

cat and dog Say good bye to DLL hell
Leverage Windows XP/Vista/7 and Windows 2003/2008 Server side-by-side technology
Run applications registration free
Run multiple web applications on IIS6/7 without COM conflicts
Start using Side-by-Side Manifest Maker today
What Is Side-by-Side Manifest Maker News

With Windows XP Microsoft introduced side-by-side. The goal of this technology is to allow conflict-free concurrent execution of multiple programs using different, possibly conflicting, versions of the same COM components.

COM registration is no longer necessary. All you need is a manifest - an XML file describing your COM components. The rest is done by the operating system.

With Manifest Maker it is now possible to build manifests quickly and reliably. It is now possible to isolate (run using side-by-side) most applications using typical off-the-shelf and built in-house COM components.  Read more...

Version 4.5 of Manifest Maker with Visual Studio 2013 integration is now available. more...
Version 4.4.5012 adds comInterfaceExternalProxyStub for .Net classes. more...
Version 4.4.5003 adds manifest supported OS choice for Windows 8.1. more...
Windows 2008 Server R2 breaks side-by-side in IIS, hotfix available. more...
Hotfix for 2003 Server sp1 SxS performance degradation is available more...
Manifest Maker Links

Click here for the introduction to side-by-side technology.

Manifest Maker help is available online.

How to build manifests with Visual Studio 2012.

Planning corporate deployment using side-by-side? Read this quick guide.

Isolating web applications? ASP .Net 2.0? ASP .Net 4? .Net web services?
Read more...

Generate manifest reports.
Read more...

Buy your license online. Check Manifest Maker pricing.

Request your free evaluation license online.

Download the latest version.

Download Manifest Maker MSBuild task beta


Home | Side-by-Side | File View | Contact Us

Copyright 2004-2012 Maze Computer Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.