System requirements for 100.9

This page lists system requirements for the 100.9 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.

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 EnvironmentVisual StudioVisual StudioVisual Studio for Mac
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)YesYesNo
Universal Windows Platform (UWP)NoYesNo
Xamarin.iOS* Yes* YesYes
Xamarin.FormsAndroid, * iOSAndroid, * iOS, UWPAndroid, iOS

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

Requirements for app development

Below are the operating system requirements for the machine on which you develop your WPF apps.

  • Windows 10 Version 1803 minimum
  • Windows 8.1

Testing and debugging applications built with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET requires installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 2019 Redistributable, version 14.21 minimum.

.NET Runtimes

  • .NET Framework version 4.6.1 minimum
  • .NET Core version 3.1 minimum

Development environment

Supported versions of Visual Studio (.NET Framework):

  • Visual Studio 2019 16.0 minimum (with workload '.NET desktop development')
  • Visual Studio 2017 15.9 minimum (with workload '.NET desktop development')

Supported versions of Visual Studio (.NET Core):

  • Visual Studio 2019 16.4 minimum (with workload '.NET Core')


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.

Deploying apps

Requirements for the target device

Below are the supported target machines/devices (operating systems) to which you can deploy your WPF apps:

  • Windows Server 2019 (64-bit)
  • Windows 10 Version 1803 minimum
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012

Deployment of applications built with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET require:

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 Enterprise10.8
  • 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 Pro2.6
  • 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 version compatibility with ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro

Local Server is supported on Windows when using the WPF API. Local Server is not supported on Android or iOS.
ArcGIS Runtime Local Server versionArcGIS Desktop versionArcGIS Pro version
ArcGIS Runtime 100.4.0ArcGIS Runtime Local Server
100.1.0 and 100.2.x10.5.1 is required to create geoprocessing packages and map packages for use with Local ServerNot supported + PatchNot supported

Versions of supported specifications

Specifications supported in this release include the following:

  • 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
Augmented reality: ARCore version 1.8 (Android) and ARKit version 1 (iOS) are supported

On-premises virtualization

On-premises virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

VDI Requirements

On-premises virtual desktop infrastructureHypervisorNotes
VMware vSphere 6.7VMware ESXi 6.7Use VMware Horizon View 7.0.3 and later only.Use the latest VMware and NVIDIA drivers. See the VMware and NVIDIA GRID websites for the most current driver versions.
VMware vSphere 6.5VMware ESXi 6.5
Citrix Virtual Apps* and Desktops 7 1912 LTSRVMware ESXi 6.7*Deployment via Citrix Virtual Apps is not supported. Use the latest Citrix and NVIDIA drivers. See the Citrix and NVIDIA GRID websites for the most current driver versions.
Citrix XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR CU5VMware ESXi 6.7

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