ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET (WPF)

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 WPF apps are listed here.

Supported platforms

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7 SP1

Testing and debugging WPF applications built with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET on Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 requires installation of Windows 10 Universal C Runtime and Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3.

Supported .NET frameworks

The minimum supported .NET framework is version 4.5.2.

Supported IDEs

  • Visual Studio 2015 (all editions)
  • Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows Desktop
  • Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 (all editions)
  • Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop Update 5
  • Visual Studio 2012 Update 5 (all editions)
  • Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop Update 5

DirectX

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

Requirements for deployment targets

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

Supported platforms

  • Windows 10 (Version 1511 is recommended)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard and Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard and Datacenter

WPF applications built with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET deployed on Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 require installation of Windows 10 Universal C Runtime.

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.

ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1 is required to create content packaged for Local Server starting at Local Server version 100.0.0. This includes map packages and geoprocessing packages (.mpk and .gpk). If you are creating geoprocessing packages then you will also need to apply this patch to ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1.

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