A project is the data that the capture process creates. You cannot run or deploy a captured application until you specify project parameters and build a package from the project files.

Setting up the project involves specifying the inventory name and the project location. The inventory name facilitates internal tracking of the application and determines the default project directory name.


  1. In the Project Settings window, define the inventory name.
    Using the thinreg.exe utility or deploying the captured application as an MSI file causes the inventory name to appear in the Add or Remove Programs dialog box for Windows.
  2. Change the directory to save the ThinApp project.
    If you keep the default directory and capture Firefox, the path might appear as C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware ThinApp\Captures\Mozilla Firefox (