ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET (WPF)

System requirements for 100.3.0

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 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 WPF apps.

Supported operating systems

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7 SP1

Testing and debugging applications built with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET requires installation of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017.

Supported .NET Framework versions

Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.6.1 minimum. Latest version is recommended.

Supported IDEs

  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Visual Studio 2015 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 WPF apps.

Supported operating systems

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 7 SP1

Deployment of applications built with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET requires installation of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017.

Supported virtualized environments

ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET is certified and supported for deploying WPF applications in specific virtualized environments as detailed below.

On-premises virtualization

On-premises virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

ProductNotes

VMware Horizon View 7.0

Hypervisor: VMware vSphere 6.5.

Use the latest VMware and NVIDIA drivers. Refer to VMware and NVIDIA GRID websites for the most current driver versions.

Citrix XenDesktop 7.17

Hypervisor: VMware vSphere 6.5.

Use the latest Citrix and NVIDIA drivers. Refer to Citrix and NVIDIA GRID websites for the most current driver versions.

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