ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET

System requirements for 100.2.1

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 10macOS

Development Environment

Visual Studio

Visual Studio

Visual Studio

Visual Studio for Mac

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.

Requirements for app development

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

Supported operating systems

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

  • Windows 10 Version 1607 (OS build 14393). Latest version is recommended.

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

Supported IDEs

  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
  • Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows 10 Update 3

DirectX

ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET uses DirectX to provide high-performance rendering of maps and scenes.

  • Direct3D feature level 9_3 minimum.
  • 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.

Supported operating systems

  • Windows 10 Version 1607 minimum. Latest version is recommended.
  • Windows 10 Mobile Version 1607 minimum. Latest version is recommended.

Deployment of applications built with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET requires installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3.

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