Difference between EXE and MSI
It stands for executable file format. It acts as an installer and mainly looks for the installation files either on the web or the computer. An EXE does not have a database of files.
An MSI is a Windows Installer database. Windows Installer uses to install software on your system.
EXE vs MSI:
|1. It stands for Executable||1. It stands for Microsoft Installer|
|2. An EXE is an executable file||2. MSI is an installation package|
|3. An EXE file provides GUI flexibility||3. MSI file provides a standard GUI|
|4. An EXE can’t do installation||4. MSI can do installation on demand|
|5. EXE can be used for almost anything.||5. MSI is used for software development|