PsfTooling 5.0 now available

PsfTooling version 5.0 is now released.


Included in this release:

  • PSF release 2022.02.28.  Described in this post: PSF Feb 2022 Updates – Confessions of a Guru (  This also includes the changes in the January PSF release that had not been included in PsfTooling yet.  Those changes are documented in this post: New in the PSF v2022.01.19 – Confessions of a Guru (
  • An updated and simplified workflow that guides you through the 4 steps to add the PSF.  Just follow 1,2,3, and 4.
  • Application analysis now automatically selects fixups that are detected.
  • Supports the launching of applications that need elevation by injecting the external manifest option for PsfLauncher.
  • Supports apps that place shortcuts to cmd/bat files, document files, or directly run PowerShell scripts.
  • Numerous fixes in the FileRedirectionFixup to handle the layering correctly in apps that detect file paths used.
  • Support in DynamicLibraryFixup for apps that contain both 32 and 64 bit dlls.
  • Simplified the config.json file by using the generic wildcard for processes previously only supported in TMEditX.
  • The Test_PEInfo tool is updated to add both .Net and Manifest detections.

By Tim Mangan

Tim is a Microsoft MVP, and a Citrix CTP Fellow. He is an expert in App-V and MSIX.