ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET

System requirements for 100.0.0

ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET 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 will deploy your app.

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

Windows 7 SP1Windows 8.1Windows 10Mac (OS X El Capitan or macOS Sierra)

Development Environment

Visual Studio

Visual Studio

Visual Studio

Xamarin Studio

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Universal Windows Platform (UWP)

No

No

Yes

No

Xamarin.Android

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Xamarin.iOS

* Yes

* Yes

* Yes

Yes

Xamarin.Forms

No

Android, * iOS

Android, * iOS, UWP

Android, iOS

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

Note:

Developing with Xamarin.iOS is only supported on Visual Studio 2015.

For detailed information on setting up your development environment for Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS or Xamarin.Forms see the following topics:

Requirements for app development

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

Supported platforms

The Windows 10 SDK works best on the Windows 10 operating system.

  • Windows 10 (Version 1511 is recommended)

Testing and debugging ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET applications requires installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3.

Supported IDEs

  • Visual Studio 2015 (all editions) (Update 2 is recommended)
  • Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows 10 (Update 2 is recommended)

DirectX

ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET uses DirectX to provide high-performance map rendering.

  • 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 UWP apps are listed here.

Supported platforms

  • Windows 10 (Version 1511 is recommended)
  • Windows 10 Mobile

Applications built with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET require installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3.

ArcGIS platform products

To connect your app to ArcGIS for Server data or services, use ArcGIS for Server version 10.1 or later. To use ArcGIS for Server data when your app is offline, use ArcGIS for Server 10.2.2 or later. ArcGIS Pro 1.3 or later is required to create mobile map packages for use in your ArcGIS Runtime app.

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