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ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud Pricing

ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud is a plug-in that enables data-driven map creation directly in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Trained cartographers, graphic designers, and GIS analysts can leverage maps authored in ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, or ArcGIS Enterprise and ready-to-use hosted content in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World to create beautiful and informative visuals using familiar graphic design workflows.

 

  Plus
For individuals
ArcGIS
For individuals or teams                                     
Price $10/ month purchase in app Included with any ArcGIS named user license
Community support Yes Yes
Esri technical support No Yes
Business and commercial use (see terms here) Yes Yes
Access demographic, political, street, and imagery map layers Yes Yes
Use ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World vector basemaps Limited access Full access
Create points from addresses  Limited access Full access
Run analysis to create new geographic features Limited access Full access
Save and share maps with your organization's ArcGIS content library No Yes
Use AIX files from other ArcGIS apps and workflows No Yes
Use other ArcGIS apps and workflows No Yes

Plus subscription

$10/month purchase in app

The Plus subscription is a month-to-month subscription that is purchased and managed directly through the ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud plug-in.

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ArcGIS foundational user type

The Creator user type is a foundational user type. Every subscription requires at least one foundational user type to activate the subscription and administer members and content. The Creator user type offers access to full functionality in ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud and additional applications in ArcGIS.

Dependent user types

Once you select a Creator user type to administer your subscription, you can add a variety of dependent user types. The features available in the extension will vary based on the dependent user type license. Administrators and GIS managers can add these to distribute appropriate licenses based on their team's mapping and design needs.

Additional dependent user types

Add more user type licenses to enable designing with maps. The features available vary based on the dependent user type. For a complete list of what features are available for each user type, see the product functionality matrix. Administrators can assign the appropriate user types based on your team’s mapping and design needs.

ArcGIS Enterprise

ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud can be used with on-premise or cloud based ArcGIS Enterprise deployments. 

  • Requires ArcGIS Enterprise version 10.9 or greater
  • Users must have one of the supported user types
  • IT/ GIS administrators: See this document to get started

Frequently asked questions

Mapmakers with varying skillsets ranging from professional cartographers to graphic designers can benefit from using a GIS as a part of the map design process. Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud is available at multiple license options. Depending on your mapping and design needs, choose a license level and user type that works best for you and your team.  For a complete list of what’s available at each license level, see the product functionality matrix. You can use the app to sign up for a Maps for Adobe Plus or ArcGIS subscription.  Still have questions? Contact Esri customer support for additional assistance.

Once you have acquired the license based on your needs, you can use your ArcGIS user account to activate the plug-in. If you don’t have the plug-in software installed, download and install it first. Before installing note the supported Illustrator and Photoshop versions. Use ArcGIS Maps for Adobe resources to explore videos and tutorials to learn how to make maps. 

Unfortunately, this is not permitted. Each user name for Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud Plus and ArcGIS Online accounts is intended for a single user only. If multiple people will use ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud in your company, then all users must have their own account. 

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Requires foundational user type

What does "requires foundational user type" mean?

User types provide a flexible way for people to license the capabilities and apps they need to do their work in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise.

Every subscription requires at least one foundational user type to activate and administer ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise. Creator and GIS Professional are foundational user types.

All dependent user types (Viewer, Editor, Mobile Worker, Storyteller, and Insights Analyst) must be purchased with at least one foundational user type or added to an existing organization. Dependent user types rely on a foundational user type to activate and administer ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise.
 

Add a foundational user type

Creator: Purchasing the Creator user type helps users get started with ArcGIS Online. Create maps, perform spatial analyses, and share results with stakeholders in a variety of ready-to-use apps.

GIS Professional: The GIS Professional user type includes ArcGIS Pro, the world's leading GIS software, and full access to ArcGIS Online. 

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