Mapping and Visualization

See What You've Been Missing in Your Data

Maps help you spot spatial patterns in your data so you can make better decisions and see where you need to take action. Maps also break down barriers and facilitate collaboration. ArcGIS helps you do all this with interactive, high-quality cartographic maps that you can easily create and share.

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Create Beautiful, Interactive Maps

Create Beautiful, Interactive Maps

Whether you're an analyst, developer, or line of business manager, you can create incredible-looking maps in minutes and securely share them. ArcGIS is the state-of-the-art platform for creating and delivering beautiful maps that emphasize what's important and use best practices in cartography.


Create Custom Maps for Any Audience

Create Custom Maps for Any Audience

You don't have to start from scratch to create custom maps. Make simple, focused, and responsive maps using drag and drop widgets in just a few minutes. Or you can pour your maps into a variety of templates created for your industry that show change over time, compare before and after imagery, and so much more.


Combine Data from Many Sources

Combine Data from Many Sources

Pull together data you have in spreadsheets and databases, then combine it with publicly available data, live data feeds, or data shared by other organizations. ArcGIS lets you to stack different types of data on top of each other to help you see relationships, patterns, and trends.


Give Context to Data

Give Context to Your Data

Where in the world is your data? Layer your data on top of world imagery, streets, topographic maps, or ocean basemaps. ArcGIS has basemaps in multiple cartographic styles designed to emphasize different views of the world. You can even create your own basemap.


Visualize Your Data in 2D or 3D

Visualize Your Data in 2D or 3D

Sometimes, seeing information in 3D can shed even more light on your data. For example, if you are assessing the shadow effect that a tall building will have on your city, or if you are trying to calculate sight lines for a new cell tower, having a 3D map is crucial. ArcGIS allows for easy switching between 2D and 3D.


Use Maps Everywhere, On Any Device

Use Maps Everywhere, On Any Device

Access the information you need in any situation. You can interact with mapping apps using a desktop computer, web browser, or smart phone. Whether you're working in a connected or disconnected environment, in a secure facility behind a firewall or using a public web site, the ArcGIS platform has you covered.


Develop Great Mapping Apps with ArcGIS APIs and SDKs

Develop Great Mapping Apps with ArcGIS APIs and SDKs

With ArcGIS, you get a full, completely integrated toolbox with open APIs that let you achieve whatever you can imagine. Build mobile apps for Android and iOS. Design for platforms with .Net, Mac OS X, and Java. Take an agnostic approach with JavaScript and Qt. You name it, you can do it.

Mapping is a key aspect of the ArcGIS platform

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