Download ArcGIS Explorer Desktop

Prepare Your Computer

  • Check your computer's ability to run ArcGIS Explorer Desktop. You can download and run a small executable from System Requirements Lab (SRL) to analyze your computer's score for running ArcGIS Explorer Desktop.
  • Check the system requirements.
  • Uninstall any previously installed builds of ArcGIS Explorer Desktop, ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Current User, ArcGIS Explorer Desktop SDK for the Microsoft .NET Framework, and ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Expansion Packs.

Download and Install ArcGIS Explorer Desktop

  • Please fill out the form to be able to download ArcGIS Explorer Desktop build 3400.
All fields required.
  • Once the download is complete, the setup program will guide you through the installation process
  • Each download provides the opportunity to install ArcGIS Explorer Desktop either for all users on your computer or only for your current user account. Select your preferred option, keeping in mind that to develop add-ins with the ArcGIS Explorer Desktop SDK or to use the Fonts Expansion Pack, you must select the all users option.
    Note: Administrator privileges are required for installing ArcGIS Explorer Desktop for all users.
  • More information is available in the ArcGIS Explorer Desktop installation guide.

Download the extras

ArcGIS Explorer Desktop SDK to Develop Custom Add-ins

Fonts Expansion Pack

To add more Esri fonts for use with ArcGIS Explorer Desktop build 3400, download the Fonts Expansion Pack. Esri fonts are used when displaying ArcGIS layer files and layer packages.

Help for Use Behind a Firewall

ArcGIS Explorer Desktop uses a web-based help system. If you are connected to the Internet, you do not need local help files. If you are behind a firewall or disconnected from the Internet, you can download this compressed file containing local help files.