Access your maps, search and visualize your data, and brief stakeholders.



Create a map

Create a map in your ArcGIS organization to use it in Explorer.

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Discover maps

Find maps relevant to your organization.

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Explore data

Find your assets and view their details.

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Communicate with maps

Use your device to share presentations authored with your map. Show different basemaps, extents, and time frames on each slide. Interact with the data, including sketching on the map, live as you present.

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Features

Access your maps, search and visualize your data, and display presentations.

  • Experience a personalized app with with your favorite maps, your places, and your contacts
  • Discover maps
  • View your data
  • Share maps and data as images or links
  • Search your data
  • Give presentations with interactive maps

System requirements

There are certain device requirements to run Explorer, as well as requirements on the data used within the app.

Data requirements

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

Device requirements

iOS

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

Mac

  • OS X Mavericks (10.9) or later

Supported languages

iOS

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

Mac

English

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

What's new

iOS

Explorer for ArcGIS 10.2.5 was released in August 2014. It includes various bug fixes.

Explorer for ArcGIS 10.2.4 was released in July 2014. It includes the following enhancements:

  • Support for time-aware maps.
  • Localized into Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements.

Mac

Explorer for ArcGIS 10.2.3 was released in August 2014. It includes various bug fixes.

Explorer for ArcGIS was first released on Mac in July 2014 as version 10.2.2.

Sneak peek

Today, Explorer is a great app for working with your maps and presentations on iPhones and iPads. However, there is more to come! The following table outlines where we'd like to take this app, showing capabilities brought to each of your devices:

Functionality by platform
released, in development, later
Blank cells indicate unplanned functionality.
Support for Windows Phone and Windows Store is currently not planned.
Phone Tablet Desktop
Work with ArcGIS Online
Work with Portal for ArcGIS
View maps
Author maps
Search data
Edit data
Support non-spatial data (related tables)
Work offline
3D
Perform analysis

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