You can monitor your software's distribution and installation statistics using InnoSetup, libAppTelemetry and Google Analytics. All three of them are free and easy to configure and use.
Version 0.5.3 of libAppTelemetry was released.
With libAppTelemetry you can monitor the usage statistics of your desktop program (Windows, MacOS) and the size of your user base, for free, using Google Analytics.
The "Mobile App" view type is a relatively new view type in Google Analytics. It is used to track usage statistics of mobile (IOS, Android) apps, while with the help our libAppTelemetry, it can also track usage analytics of desktop (Windows, Mac OS) software.
Usage analytics for software, is the remote collection, measurement, analysis and reporting of the usage patterns of a software product.
Our libAppTelemetry library for desktop software sends real-time hits from your desktop software to Google Analytics.
There are two ways to monitor more than one software title via the same Google Analytics property.
Shareware developers can now monitor the usage of their programs via Google Analytics, in the same way they monitor their website traffic.
This is the announcement of v0.5.2 of libAppTelemetry that brings this capability to indie programmers (Windows, MacOS X).
By using libAppTelemetry in your shareware/software application you can see runtime statistics of your desktop program via the Google Analytics platform.
As a shareware developer you are probably already using Google analytics for your website traffic as it is a free and reliable solution. With our library you can now also monitor the usage of your software program.
In this article you can see examples of the reports that you will get.