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System requirements for 100.9.0

This page lists system requirements for the 100.9.0 release of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET, which contains APIs to develop apps for Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Universal Windows Platform (UWP), Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS, and Xamarin.Forms (cross-platform projects for Android, iOS and UWP). Each API has specific system requirements for your development machine as well as for the machines and devices to which you deploy your app.

System requirements for recent previous releases are linked to from the bottom of this page. For older system requirements, see past guide versions in PDF format on the downloads page (requires sign-in).

Supported operating systems and configurations for development

The following table gives an overview of supported development configurations for each ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET platform.

Windows 8.1Windows 10macOS

Development Environment

Visual Studio

Visual Studio

Visual Studio for Mac

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)




Universal Windows Platform (UWP)









* Yes

* Yes



Android, * iOS

Android, * iOS, UWP

Android, iOS

* Building Xamarin.iOS projects requires an associated Mac computer to act as a build host.

The sections below provide requirements for using ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET (Xamarin.Android) for development on different platforms. For Microsoft's information on setting up your development environment for Xamarin.Android or Xamarin.Forms see the following topics:

Developing apps on macOS

  • A Mac computer running an operating system listed below:
    • macOS Catalina 10.15 minimum
  • Development environment: Visual Studio 2019 for Mac
    • Xamarin.Android — Current Stable channel release recommended

Developing apps on Windows

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows 10 Version 1803 minimum
  • Windows 8.1

  • Development environment:
    • Visual Studio 2019 16.4 minimum (with workload Mobile development with .NET)
    • Xamarin.Android - Current Stable channel release recommended

Supported emulators/simulators

  • Google Android Emulator
  • Genymotion

AR toolkit

AR Toolkit for Xamarin.Android requires use of the d8 compiler. Using the legacy dx compiler results in a compile-time error.

Deploying your apps

2D (MapView): OpenGL ES 2.0

3D (SceneView): OpenGL ES 3.0

Android: Your apps can run on Android phones and tablets with the Android platform version 5.0, Lollipop (API level 21) and above.

CPU architecture

The following app configuration CPU architectures are supported:

  • armeabi-v7a - For targeting Android-supported devices with CPUs based on the 32-bit ARMv7 architecture.
  • arm64-v8a - For targeting Android-supported devices with CPUs based on the 64-bit ARMv8 architecture.
  • x86 - For targeting Android-supported devices with CPUs that support the x86 (or IA-32) instruction set (typically emulators).
  • x86_64 - For targeting Android-supported devices with CPUs that support the Intel64 architecture (the instruction set commonly referred to as "x86-64").

ArcGIS software and connected services

Use this table to determine the lowest Version of the ArcGIS Software that supports a specific ArcGIS Runtime function.

ArcGIS SoftwareVersionFunctionality supported by the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs
ArcGIS Enterprise


  • Standard and advanced Named User licensing supported


  • Scheduled updates to the feature services involved in the preplanned workflow (offline maps)


  • Annotation layers


  • Offline maps created using the preplanned workflow


  • Advanced parameters for the on-demand workflow (offline maps)


  • Web map and scene support.
  • Feature services.
  • Tiled services.
  • Offline maps created using the on-demand workflow.

ArcGIS Pro


  • Online services for layers and tables are supported in mobile map and scene packages.


  • Elevation sources can use raster files in a mobile scene package.
  • Transportation networks in a mobile scene package.
  • Vector tile packages with custom styles in mobile map packages.


  • Expiration of mobile map and scene packages (requires the Publisher Extension)
  • Utility network (version 3)


  • Create a mobile scene package (.mspk)


  • Create annotation layers and publish in a mobile map package
  • Next generation (.loz) locators


  • Create a mobile map package (.mmpk)
  • Utility network (version 2)


  • Create Runtime Content

Local Server is supported on Windows when using the WPF API. Local Server is not supported on Android or iOS.

Versions of supported specifications

Specifications supported in this release include the following:

  • Augmented reality:
    • ARCore version 1.8 is supported
    • ARKit version 1 is supported
  • GeoPackage versions 1.0, 1.1, and 1.2
  • Military standards APP-6(B), APP-6(D), MIL-STD-2525B (change 2), MIL-STD-2525C, and MIL-STD-2525D
  • Web Feature Service (WFS) versions 2.0.0 and 2.0.2
  • Web Map Service (WMS) versions 1.1.0, 1.1.1, and 1.3.0
  • WMTS version 1.0.0
  • I3S version 1.6

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