Creating WPF setup project for deployment

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I am trying to create setup deployment for WPF project, but I am not getting the option for creating setup deployment in visual studio 2019. I am referring to following document for deployment.


I have downloaded the sample project and tried to build the app, but setup project says it is incompatible with current version of visual studio.


Please let me know weather setup deployment is removed/deprecated after VS2015 version.

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Hi @Archana2240,

Have you tried  Microsoft Visual Studio Installer Projects? 

The documentation is available here: and one of the answers here covers the steps. 

For modern deployment targeting Windows 10/11 you can also use the Windows Packaging Project to create APPX and/or MSIX packages.