Explore ArcGIS Desktop resources for ArcMap. Find answers & information in our documentation, tutorials, news and community, and other resources. ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro, the two primary desktop applications for GIS professionals, are both part of ArcGIS Desktop. ArcMap and its companion application. ArcMap is the former main component of Esri's ArcGIS suite of geospatial processing programs. Used primarily to view, edit, create, and analyze geospatial data. ArcMap allows the user to explore data within a data set, symbolize features.
|This page will walk you through the process of installing and licensing ArcGIS Desktop on your personal computer so that you can start using ArcMap. Please be aware that ArcGIS Desktop software can only be installed and used on a computer that arcmap the
Arcmap operating. If you have a Windows PC you can start following the steps below arcmap load ArcGIS Desktop onto your arcmap, but if you are interested in installing the software on a Mac please refer to the guide in the right column which provides an overview of options
arcmap running Windows on arcmap Mac and take care of this set up before proceeding to arcmap installation instructions below, arcmap, arcmap.
Esri has promised to support ArcMap until March 1,
arcmap,but there will be no new releases of the software
arcmap the current version, arcmap, ArcMap Once there, arcmap, find the folder titled "ArcGIS Desktop" and click on it to arcmap taken to a subdirectory that contains a list of arcmap which contain installation files for the most recent releases of the software, arcmap, arcmap.
NOTE: make sure that you do not click on the folder titled arcmap for Desktop" which contains significantly older versions of the software which arcmap under this slightly different name,
arcmap. Once you are in arcmap "ArcGIS
Arcmap folder, arcmap, arcmap, click on the subdirectory for the latest version of the software unless you have a specific reason for preferring an older version, then select arcmap older version you want and you arcmap be taken to a arcmap of installation files for that version, arcmap.
Click on the link for the. You do not need to download any of the other files on this page, arcmap. Once
arcmap have downloaded the installation, arcmap,
Arcmap will ask you where you would like to save the uncompressed installation files.
Pick a location on your file system and give it a minute or so to complete the decompression process, arcmap. You arcmap receive a notification when this process is complete and, arcmap, arcmap, if you look closely, arcmap, you should notice that there is
arcmap check box in this notification window.
If you leave this checkbox checked, as it is by default, arcmap, arcmap, the software installation wizard arcmap open automatically after you close the notification window, arcmap.
This wizard will ask you to arcmap the Esri ArcGIS licensing agreement and will walk you through a arcmap more simple steps that you can go through fairly quickly as the default settings preconfigured for each step should be fine for most installations it is best to adjust these setting only if you have a strong reason for arcmap so. Once you have completed the last step in the installation wizard, the installation process will start and should complete in arcmap 5 minutes though it may take longer on laptops and
arcmap desktop computers with slower processors,
Arcmap you receive a notification message that the software installation is complete, you can close the notification window and move on to licensing the software, arcmap. After you have arcmap sure that you are successfully connected to the campus network, arcmap,
arcmap, open the ArcGIS Administrator application that was installed as part of Arcmap Desktop by browsing to it or searching for it in your Windows Start menu,
Once the application arcmap, click on the Desktop folder in the left hand column which will change the display on the right side of the window arcmap make sure arcmap the arcmap displayed shows that you arcmap Advanced ArcInfo Concurrent Use selected and then type in arcgis, arcmap. This should successfully allow you to arcmap an ArcGIS Advanced license from the campus license server, arcmap. Please keep in mind that if you are trying to arcmap ArcGIS arcmap from off campus and receive a message during
arcmap license process about a failure to connect to the license manager that you should arcmap your VPN connection and verify that you are arcmap connected to arcmap campus network as a missing connection is often the cause of these error messages,
To make sure that everything is working arcmap, open the ArcMap application by browsing to it or searching for
arcmap in your start menu, arcmap, arcmap, arcmap. If it opens successfully with arcmap warning messages - congratulations, you have successfully installed ArcGIS Desktop, arcmap.
It is highly recommended that you also enable all ArcGIS software extensions when you first install the
arcmap as arcmap of the
arcmap ArcGIS tools will be inaccessible by default, arcmap.
Also, arcmap, keep in mind that if want to use ArcGIS software on a computer that you will be temporarily unable to connect to the campus network arcmap example, arcmap, if you are planning on conducting field work in a remote location arcmap want arcmap use Arcmap software
arcmap your laptop during your time in the field you must borrow a time limited 90 day arcmap from the campus license server in advance of arcmap trip, arcmap, when you are arcmap able to connect arcmap the network, arcmap.
Once you have followed the steps on this page,
arcmap, check that your licensing is working before leaving for the field by disconnecting from the arcmap network after completing the license borrowing process and then
arcmap ArcMap to ensure that it runs arcmap without generating any licensing errors. There are fortunately a variety of different ways Mac owners can arcmap ArcGIS arcmap which are described below: 1,
Use Bootcamp, arcmap, arcmap, which is a free program included by default on all modern Arcmap, to install Windows as arcmap complementary operating system on the computer, arcmap, arcmap.
Once Windows is installed, arcmap, arcmap, arcmap can choose to boot into Windows at startup or into macOS, arcmap. To install ArcGIS software,
arcmap, arcmap, just boot arcmap Windows and startup and follow the steps listed in the
arcmap column of this guide, arcmap,
Another free option is to download and install Arcmap on your Mac, arcmap. Virtualbox is a application that will allow you to install Windows on your Mac and run a virtual instance arcmap it inside the
Arcmap software that can run simultaneously with your other macOS applications. Keep in mind that this approach may cause ArcGIS software to run more slowly and to experience performance issues, because running Windows and MacOS simultaneously will utilize more RAM than just running Windows on its own using Bootcamp, arcmap, arcmap.
It does however make it a little easier to arcmap files around arcmap is convenient in that it does not require rebooting to
arcmap between operating systems,
This approach has the same advantages and disadvantages as the Arcmap approach described above, but paying for a virtualization software product rather
arcmap using Virtualbox does arcmap you to customer support that you may arcmap useful when configuring Windows on your Mac, arcmap.
Please keep in arcmap that there are no time limits for your session but you will arcmap logged off automatically after arcmap minutes of arcmap and any files saved in arcmap remote desktop session
arcmap be erased when your session ends so you should make sure to transfer them down to your personal computer or save them to cloud storage like UT Box.❷