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System requirements

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Version 10.2.7 of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET contains APIs to develop for Windows Desktop, Windows Store, and Windows Phone. Each API has specific system requirements for your development machine as well as for the machines and devices to which you will deploy your app.

Requirements for app development

The requirements for the machine on which you develop your Windows desktop apps are listed here.

Supported platforms

  • Windows 10 Home, Professional, Enterprise, and Educational (32 bit and 64 bit [EM64T])
  • Windows 8.1 Basic, Professional, and Enterprise (32 bit and 64 bit [EM64T])
  • Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate, Enterprise, Professional, and Home Premium (32 bit and 64 bit [EM64T])

Note:

See the section later in this topic for hardware requirements.

Supported .NET frameworks

  • 4.6
  • 4.5.2

Supported IDEs

  • Visual Studio 2015 (all editions)
  • Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows Desktop
  • Visual Studio 2013 (all editions)
  • Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop
  • Visual Studio 2012 + Update 3 (all editions)
  • Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop + Update 3

DirectX

ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET uses DirectX to provide high-performance map rendering. DirectX provides support for hardware and software rendering of graphics, and is provided by the supported Windows platforms.

  • Direct3D feature level 9_3
  • Default: DirectX 11 hardware support
  • Falls back to DirectX 11 software rendering if hardware support is not available

Requirements for deployment targets

The requirements for the target machine or device to which you deploy your Windows desktop apps are listed here.

Supported platforms

  • Windows 10 Home, Professional, Enterprise, and Educational (32 bit and 64 bit [EM64T])
  • Windows 8.1 Basic, Pro, and Enterprise (32 bit and 64 bit [EM64T])
  • Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate, Enterprise, Professional, and Home Premium (32 bit and 64 bit [EM64T])
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard and Datacenter (64 bit [EM64T])
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard and Datacenter (64 bit [EM64T])
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter (64bit [EM64T])

Hardware requirements

RequirementDescription

CPU Speed

2.2 GHz or higher

Hyper-threading (HTT) or Multi-core recommended

Processor

Intel Pentium 4, Intel Core Duo, or Xeon Processors

SSE2 minimum

Run this Microsoft utility from your Windows command prompt to check your processor

Disk Space

1.5 GB available disk space

Memory / RAM

2 GB or higher

Display

24-bit color depth

Screen Resolution

1024 x 768 recommended or higher at normal size (96 dpi)

Swap Space

Determined by the operating system; 500 MB minimum

ArcGIS Runtime will create cache files when used; additional disk space may be required

Video / Graphics Adapter

  • 64 MB RAM minimum, 256 MB RAM recommended; NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel chipsets supported
  • Accelerated graphics card driver
  • Shader Model 2.0 minimum

Be sure to use the latest available driver

ArcGIS for Server and ArcGIS for Portal

To connect your app to ArcGIS for Server data or services, use ArcGIS for Server version 10.0 or later. To use ArcGIS for Server data when your app is offline, use ArcGIS for Server 10.2.2 or later.

You can use ArcGIS for Portal version 10.2 or later with your Runtime apps.