ArcGIS Pro

PerfTools (Build 100) for ArcGIS Pro 2.x is now available for download

To mark the new release of ArcGIS Pro 2.2, the Performance Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of the new PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro, version 2.x. This is a new release (Build 100) of a widely-used tool for assessing performance of ArcGIS Pro and its underlying spatial data in your organization.

Are you curious to know how long ArcGIS Pro takes to execute a GP tool with various different parameters, edit a feature class, render a particular bookmark or spatial extent, or play an animation? Or have you needed to monitor how long it takes to make a spatial selection from your underlying data? These are some questions that PerfTools allows you to investigate.

With PerfTools, a comprehensive scripting capability allows you to edit, run, and log performance scenarios as you make underlying changes to your hardware, virtualization environments, spatial data, or other key user workflows. You’ll soon be able to discover any performance ramifications, make adjustments, and re-run. To get you started, we’ve enclosed several sample scripts with the PerfTools download.

PerfTools Build 100 extends the functionality of the previous version with several new commands for performing edits against feature classes added as layers to your Pro project, including:

We’ve also added the new AddBookmark(s) commands to assist you in adding new, random spatial bookmarks.  This is useful for testing draw performance as you pan and zoom between bookmarks using the already-existing (and wildly popular!) ZoomToBookmark(s) commands.  Prefer doing this from the GUI?  We’ve added this to the new Bookmarks group on the PerfTools tab of your ribbon.

A complete list of new functionality available is contained within the “WHAT’S NEW.txt” that accompanies the Add-in in the download.

After installing the add-in and opening Pro, Take a look in your Documents\ArcGIS\AddIns\ArcGISPro\PerfTools folder. You should see a PDF there titled PerfTools_for_ArcGIS_Pro.pdf. This contains comprehensive documentation and sample code snippets.

Download PerfTools (Build 100) for ArcGIS Pro 2.x

(Users of ArcGIS Pro 1.x should continue to use PerfTools Build 81, which remains available.)

Disclaimer: This add-in is not supported by Esri Support Services; any questions or feedback regarding PerfTools should be forwarded to

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