Use your smartphone or tablet to collect and update information in the field, whether connected or disconnected.



Create and share a map

Extend the reach of ArcGIS into the field and improve the accuracy and currency of your spatial data. Create and share maps for data collection in two steps.

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Collect data

Create the data that matters to your organization, from damage reports and service requests to places of historical interest. Easily include images and videos and share your work.

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Go offline

Field work takes you places without a data connection. Take your maps and data offline, collect data, and get back in sync once reconnected.

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Jump-start with templates

Your industry has its own common datasets. Download templates to create the basic data structure you require, and customize it for your particular job.

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Features

Collect and update data in the field, log your current location, and put the data you capture to work so you can make more informed and timely decisions. Use maps anywhere to ground-truth your data, make observations, and respond to events. You'll improve the efficiency of your field work force and the accuracy of your GIS.

  • Download maps to your device and work offline.
  • Use GPS to create and update map data.
  • Collect points, lines, and area features.
  • Fill out easy-to-use map-driven forms.
  • Find places and get directions.
  • Track and report areas you visited.

System requirements

There are certain device requirements to run Collector, as well as requirements on the data that is used within the app. Collector is supported in a number of languages.

Data requirements

To use your maps in Collector, you must have an ArcGIS organizational account. Your maps can include data from ArcGIS Online, Portal for ArcGIS, and ArcGIS for Server.

Device requirements

Android

  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
  • Armv7 or x86 processor
  • OpenGL ES 2.0 support
  • Precise location (GPS and network-based) support

iOS

  • iOS 7 or later
  • iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Supported languages

Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian (), Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian (), Lithuanian (), Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish.

The language used by the app is determined by your device's language setting.

What's new

Collector for ArcGIS 10.2.7 was released in October 2014. It includes the following enhancements:

  • Support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  • Various bug fixes and improvements, including NIM102100, NIM104542, BUG-000081246, BUG-000082006, BUG-000082039, BUG-000082043, BUG-000082435, BUG-000082634

Sneak peek

Today Collector is a great app for collecting and editing your data in the field. But there is more to come! The following outlines where we'd like to take this app:

  • More tools for planning offline field operations
  • Smarter data collection forms (including related tables)
  • Data collection with offsets
  • Ad hoc collection support
  • Integration of peripherals (laser range finders, bar code scanners, and so on)

Share your ideas, and send us your feedback.