Conduct Spatial Analysis
Hundreds of tools for performing spatial analysis are included in ArcGIS for Desktop. These tools allow you to turn data into actionable information and automate many of your GIS tasks.
Watch the Video: Spatial Analysis.
Manage Your Data More Efficiently
With support for more than 70 data formats, you can easily integrate all types of data for visualization and analysis. An extensive set of geographic, tabular, and metadata management, creation, and organization tools are available.
Watch the Video: Working with Lidar Data
Explore a World of Content
ArcGIS Online is now a part of an ArcGIS for Desktop license. Take advantage of ArcGIS Online to browse the world's most extensive online geographic resource and discover maps and data about thousands of topics. Combine content any way you want and see it on a map.
Automate Advanced Workflows
Manipulate data with a minimum number of clicks and automate your editing workflow with powerful editing tools. Advanced editing and coordinate geometry (COGO) tools simplify your data design, input, and cleanup.
Watch the Video: Creating Workflows Using ModelBuilder
Easily Create Maps
Produce high-quality maps without the hassles associated with complex design software. With ArcGIS for Desktop you can take advantage of:
- A large library of symbols
- Simple wizards and predefined map templates
Watch the Video: Mapping & Data Visualization
From simple data analysis to business and customer management, there is a wide range of applications for which geocoding can be used. With geocoded addresses, you can display the address locations and see patterns within the information.
Access Advanced Imagery
There are many ways you can work with image data (raster data) in ArcGIS for Desktop. You can use it as a background (basemap) to analyze other data layers, apply different types of specifications to the image dataset, or use it as part of the analysis.
Give Your Clients What They Need
Your stakeholders only want to see the information they need to do their job. The sharing and collaboration tools that come with ArcGIS for Desktop help you publish your projects via simple, focused apps.