Desktop GIS

ArcGIS Desktop

Run advanced spatial analyses, model operational processes and visualize results in professional maps. ArcGIS Desktop is the environment for generating, maintaining, editing and distributing geographical data, maps, analyses, models and processes.

With ArcGIS Desktop you can submit spatial data to extensive and specific analyses, you can relate external data from tables of databases and you can repeat or change your analysis over and over again with the use of models.

ArcGIS Desktop is available in 3 different licence forms with ascending functionality: ArcView, ArcEditor and ArcInfo.



Key Benefits

Note: Unless noted, extensions can be used with ArcInfo, ArcEditor, and ArcView.
*Requires ArcEditor or ArcInfo

ArcGIS 3D Analyst

Analyze your data in a realistic perspective.

ArcGIS Geostatistical Analyst

Use advanced statistical tools to investigate your data.

ArcGIS Network Analyst

Perform sophisticated routing, closest facility, and service area analysis.

ArcGIS Schematics

Represent and understand your networks to shorten decision cycles.

ArcGIS Spatial Analyst

Derive answers from your data using advanced spatial analysis.

ArcGIS Survey Analyst

Centrally locate, process, and manage your survey and cadastral data.

ArcGIS Tracking Analyst

Reveal and analyze time-based patterns and trends in your data.

Business Analyst Online Reports Add-In

Directly access demographic reports and data from Business Analyst Online (BAO) for trade areas and sites created in the desktop.


Key Benefits

ArcGIS Data Interoperability

Eliminate barriers to data use and distribution.

ArcGIS Publisher

Freely share your maps and data with a wide range of users.

ArcScan for ArcGIS
(included with ArcInfo and ArcEditor 9.1 and higher)

Increase efficiency and speed up raster-to-vector data conversion time.

Maplex for ArcGIS
(included with ArcInfo 9.1 and higher)

Create maps that communicate more clearly with automatically positioned text and labels.

GIS Data ReViewer

Use tools for data quality control management.

Job Tracking for ArcGIS (JTX)*

Standardize and streamline your personal, departmental, and organizational workflows.

Solution Based

Key Benefits

ArcGIS Defense Solutions
(includes ArcGIS Military Analyst, Grid Manager, and MOLE)

Create workflows, processes, and symbology to support defense and intelligence planning.

PLTS for ArcGIS—Aeronautical Solution*

This is a complete solution to efficiently manage aeronautical information.

PLTS for ArcGIS—Defense Solution*

This complete solution helps efficiently manage military specification-compliant products.

PLTS for ArcGIS—Mapping Agency Solution*

This is a complete solution for high-volume topographic map production.

PLTS for ArcGIS—Nautical Solution*

This is a complete solution for high-volume nautical chart database production.

PLTS for ArcGIS—Foundation*

This is a complete solution for high-volume map production that gives you the ability to apply your unique business specifications to rule-based editing.


No-Cost Add-ons

These free add-ons contain special tools for specifiec tasks. You can download, install and use them now!

No-Cost Add-ons

Key Benefits


Quickly create features in ArcGIS with easy-to-use sketch tools.

Districting for ArcGIS

Create defined groupings of geographic data, such as census tracts, ZIP Codes, and precincts, by creating a districting plan.

Geodatabase Toolset (GDBT)

Manage your scalable geodatabases with diagnostic performance tools.

Geoportal Extension Clients

Catalog geospatial resources within an enterprise and provide quick access to those resources regardless of location or type.


Create, view, use, and manage connections to OLAP databases in ArcGIS Desktop.

U.S. National Grid Tools for ArcGIS

Support disaster relief and search and rescue with a coordinate system that can be standardized across agencies.

WMC Client

Open Web Map Context (WMC) files directly in ArcMap.

Using interactive GIS without an ArcGIS licence

ArcGIS Explorer is the free 3D Earth Viewer from ArcGIS. With this map viewer you can give interactive GIS functionaly to customers or employees that don't have ArcGIS.

Download ArcGIS Explorer 

Open ArcGIS Explorer Online

Download brochure ArcGIS Explorer

Map viewing for everyone

ArcReader is a free, user friendly desktop application, which you can use to view, query and print maps and globes. This way all maps with the ArcGIS publisher extension can be viewed by everyone.

Download ArcReader

Download brochure ArcReader