Functionality matrix

The following table outlines functionality differences available to a Complimentary, Plus, or an ArcGIS Online user. Once logged in, application features not accessible based on your license type will be identified with a key icon Key icon for license types.

  • Complimentary—Allows you to access ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud using your email address. You'll receive an email from Esri with an authorization code. The code enables the extension on a single machine, providing anonymous access to public content hosted on ArcGIS Online and the ability to find and add local data, define map visualizations, and download data as artwork layers. You can activate your account directly through the sign-up page.
  • Plus—Provides commercial-grade access at a low month-to-month cost to premium maps and layers in ArcGIS Online and advanced mapping features within the extension. You can subscribe and pay for your Plus account directly and securely through the ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud sign-up page.
  • ArcGIS Online—Signing in with your ArcGIS Online account (Creator or GIS Professional user type) allows access to all content and capabilities within the extension. ArcGIS Online enables you to connect people, locations, and data using maps. Work with smart, data-driven styles and intuitive analysis tools that deliver location intelligence. Share your insights with the world or specific groups. If you don't have an ArcGIS Online account, you can create and pay for one using the Esri Store.

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1—VectorStreetMap and Natural Earth basemaps are designed specifically for optimized vector map data in the ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud extension.

2—Number of locations that can be geocoded via a local shapefile, CSV, TXT, or KML file format is limited to 1,000 features for Complimentary users and 4,000 features for Plus and ArcGIS Online users.

3—Complimentary users only see the top 50 results when geosearching places.

4—Running these tools with an ArcGIS Online organizational account requires credits.

5—Enrollment in the Esri Enterprise Advantage Program and use of credits is required to allow for consulting time.