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ArcGIS Publisher makes it easy to share digital versions of maps and data. Use ArcGIS Publisher to convert ArcGIS Pro maps to mobile map packages viewable with the free Explorer for ArcGIS iOS and Android app. And, convert ArcMap and ArcGlobe documents to published map files for ArcReader. Your mobile maps also work on apps from AppStudio for ArcGIS or ArcGIS Runtime SDK. 

What you can do with ArcGIS Publisher
Share maps with the public

Digital versions can be used by anyone, anywhere
Interactive mobile experience

Works on iOS & Android smartphones and tablets
No internet required

The maps are stored locally on your device
Keep branding & consistency

Mobile Map Packages keep data, symbology & styling
Automate workflows

Use Python to automatically create & update maps
Support legacy workflows

Includes classic ArcMap version of the extension

Solutions for ArcGIS Desktop

There’s no need to choose. ArcGIS Publisher includes the extension for both ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap, and you can run them side by side.

ArcGIS Pro

Premier 64-bit desktop GIS

  • Create MMPK files
  • Publish to Explorer for ArcGIS
  • No need to log into ArcGIS Online


Industry leading, traditional GIS

  • Create PMF files
  • Share using the free ArcReader