Part of the Esri Geospatial Cloud, ArcGIS Desktop is the foundational piece of the ArcGIS platform for GIS professionals to create, analyze, manage and share geographic information so decision-makers can make intelligent, informed decisions. It allows you to create maps, perform spatial analysis, and manage data. You can import multiple data formats and use powerful analytical tools and workflows to identify spatial patterns, trends, and non-obvious relationships.
What you can do with ArcGIS Desktop
Discover the world around you. Use scientific analysis tools to identify patterns, make predictions, and answer questions.
2D and 3D
The world is not flat. Your maps don’t have to be either. Work in 2D and 3D to add dimension to your data so you can see the full picture.
Drones, satellites, aerial, video, lidar, and more, ArcGIS Desktop provides powerful tools to manage and analyze imagery.
Use advanced cartography tools to visualize your data and create maps that are beautiful, interactive, and informative.
Connecting and sharing
Connect your work with the world. Integrate with a wide variety of web services and share your maps on the web, mobile apps, and social media.
Ensure authoritative data integrity and accuracy with a complete set of tools for storing, editing, evaluating, and managing all kinds of spatial data—including real-time and big data.
Optional extensions for Desktop
Use ArcGIS extensions to add a comprehensive set of advanced tools to your ArcGIS Desktop products.