NTLite 2023.2.9145 [Update]


NTLite is a Windows configuration tool that allows you to modify your existing Windows install or an image yet to be deployed, remove Windows components, configure and integrate, speed up the Windows deployment process. Reduce Windows footprint on your RAM and storage drive memory. Remove components of your choice, guarded by compatibility safety mechanisms, which speed up finding that sweet spot. Windows Unattended feature support, providing many commonly used options on a single page for easy setup.

Easily integrate a single or multiple drivers, update or language packages. Package integration features smart sorting, enabling you to seamlessly add packages for integration and the tool will apply them in the appropriate order, keeping hotfix compatibility in check.

One of the important new features of NTLite (compared to its predecessors) is the ability to modify an already installed the operating system, by removing unnecessary components.

Supports Windows 11, 10, 8.1 and 7, x86 and x64, live and image. Server editions of the same versions, excluding support for component removals and feature configuration. ARM64 image support in the alpha stage. Does not support Checked/Debug, Embedded, IoT editions, nor Vista or XP.

NTLite 2023.2.9128 changelog:


  • ‘Source’ wording replaced with ‘Image’ throughout
  • Image: ISO format reading support, fast in-memory listing of editions inside, without extraction
  • Image: ‘New edit’ functionality copies ISO or another directory content and establishes connection back to the reference image
  • New edit of an image directory marks it as a read-only reference
  • Loading an edition from a read-only image (ISO or ref dir) automatically creates a new edit first
  • Image: ‘Edit cache’ functionality, a workspace location for storing new edits
  • Change edit cache location in Settings
  • List grouped on the Image page, always shows all folders in that location, delete instead of forget
  • Image: ‘Connect’/’Disconnect’ context menu options for changing references between ISOs and image directories
  • Image: ‘Revert’ functionality mirrors the reference image connected to an edit, only the differences are copied or deleted
  • Image: ‘Replace reference’ functionality mirrors an edit back to the reference image directory, only the differences are copied or deleted
  • Image: ‘Rename’ functonality for ISOs and image directories
  • Image: ‘Delete’ functionality for edits, also reused for deleting editions (previously only on right-click)
  • Image: ‘Delete’ and ‘Revert’ all image edits right-click option on ‘Edit cache’ group
  • Image: Server 2016 Nano WIM load support
  • Settings: ‘Download updates over metered connection’ Windows Update option
  • Components: ‘Live Captions’ and ‘Voice Access’ Win11 22H2 detection (22H1 placeholder)
  • UI: ‘Reset warnings’ option, re-enables all the prompts that were set not to show again


  • General: Changed tool versioning to Year.Month.Revision
  • Image: Add multiple single-file images at once
  • Components: ‘Media Foundation’ 32-bit removal changes to support Winamp
  • Components: Detached Display Broker and Display Enhancement service, so that the lower one can be removed
  • Drivers: ForceUnsignedDrivers settings.xml option for allowing unsigned driver integration (reverted to the previous default)
  • UI: ‘Backup preset and log on the target’ option moved to the tool settings
  • UI: Removed ‘Blue’ theme
  • UI-Translation: Thanks for Chinese Traditional (Matt), French (tistou77), German (Cartman586)


  • Components: ‘Media Foundation’ 32-bit leftovers if 64-bit version kept
  • Settings: ‘Replace Command Prompt with Windows PowerShell in the start button right-click menu’ returned on Win11+
  • Updates: Microsoft.WindowsNotepad_11.2209.6.0 integration in Win11 was wrongly detecting as already existing

Changes in v2023.2.9145:


  • Image: ESD compression could be skipped if processing boot.wim before install.wim in the same session
  • Components: Windows Media Player (legacy) leftovers
  • Components: Driver FOD package leftovers
  • Components: ‘Live Captions’ was not listed


  • UI: Thanks for French (tistou77), Italian (clarensio), Korean (Redrabbit), Swedish (1FF)

Download: NTLite 64-bit | 23.4 MB (Free, paid upgrade available)
Download: NTLite 32-bit | 20.8 MB
Link: NTLite Home Page | NTLite Features

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