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Microsoft Application Virtualization Resource Kit Tools

Updated: February 22, 2010

Download tools to help you configure, monitor and manage Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 and 4.6.

Tool Name
Release Date & Version
Application Virtualization Dynamic Suite Composition Tool
Use the Dynamic Suite Composition tool to edit the Open Software Descriptor (.osd) file associated with a virtual application package to create the inter-package dependencies.
February 22, 2010
Application Virtualization Cache Resizing Tool
Use the Cache Configuration Tool to configure settings associated with App-V client cache.
February 22, 2010
Application Virtualization SFT Parser Tool
Use the SFT Parser Tool to extract the following information from SFT files:
  • Validation of SFT files - Process corrupted SFT files, and recover information from corrupted SFT files.
  • XML export of contents of SFT - Export the contents of an existing SFT file. You can evaluate SFT segments or SFT metadata and construct a textual tree view of all file information SFT file.
  • Listing of all of the files in the SFT - Identify and print the files contained in the SFT with their full paths. This is a good method to quickly identify the contents of a package.
  • Statistics about properties of the SFT metadata - Identify statistical information, such the largest file contained in a package. This can be very useful for identifying packages that are too large in size and are causing issues loading on the client.
  • Get relevant information on a file in the package - Display size, timestamps, attributes, and version information associated with the package.
  • Ability to skip processing of file data if using functionality that requires only the metadata - Allows working with very large packages quickly.
February 22, 2010
Application Virtualization Client Log Parser Tool
Use the Client Log Parser utility to extract log entries from one or more application virtualization client logs.
February 22, 2010Version
Application Virtualization Application Listing Tool
Use the Application Listing Tool to display a list of virtualized applications that are currently running.
February 22, 2010
Application Virtualization SFT View Tool
Use the SFT View Tool to provide scanners and automated tools with read-only access to .sft files.
February 22, 2010
Application Virtualization MSI Compat Transform
Use this to upgrade an .msi generated by the 4.5 sequencer on the 4.6 client.
NOTE: This solution does not address the inability to run App-V 4.6 generated MSI's on 4.5 clients.
February 22, 2010