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System requirements for 100.7.0

This page lists system requirements for the 100.7.0 release of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Qt. The system requirements are the same for developing apps whether you're using the C++ API or the QML API. See the sections below for the requirements for your development machine and target platform.

System requirements for recent previous releases are linked to from the bottom of this page. For older system requirements, see past guide versions in PDF format on the downloads page (requires sign-in).

OpenSSL

Because ArcGIS Runtime SDK makes network requests over https, your app requires OpenSSL to access all services with Windows, Linux, and Android. macOS and iOS make use of secure transport which should already be available on those platforms. OpenSSL is not delivered with the Qt Framework. For more information, see the Qt documentation about adding SSL support to your Qt application and the Qt SSL Classes and Qt 5.12.4 Released with support for OpenSSL 1.1.1. Verify that the version of OpenSSL you deploy is supported by your Qt version.

You can obtain OpenSSL from http://www.openssl.org/, or from https://github.com/openssl/openssl: different branches in the GitHub repository correspond to different versions of OpenSSL. Make sure that the OpenSSL libraries are available in the Qt environment when building Qt (that is, the paths to the OpenSSL include and lib folders). The exact setup required will depend on your system configuration but may include the general guidance below:

  • On Windows, you may need to copy libcrypto-1_1-x64.dll and libssl-1_1-x64.dll to the bin folder of your Qt kit.
  • For Android, you may need to copy libcrypto.so and libssl.so to the lib folder of your Qt kit.
  • On Linux, you may need to copy libcrypto.so and libssl.so to the bin folder of your Qt kit.

Developing apps on Linux

Using Linux as your development environment, you can develop apps for Linux and Android. See Deploying apps to Android for a list of additional software needed for Android app development.

Linux VersionNotes

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (64-bit)

Minimum version is 7.4

GCC 5.3.1 is the minimum version compiler.

Ubuntu (64-bit)

18.04 LTS

Ubuntu (64-bit)

16.04 LTS

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (64-bit)

Minimum version is 15 LTS

SoftwareVersionsNotes

Qt Framework for Linux

5.12.6 or higher

Qt Creator

4.8.0 or higher

Qt Creator is the recommended IDE.

OpenGL

See Video graphics adapter (below)

Using Mesa software rendering is not supported with ArcGIS Runtime for Qt.

HardwareMinimumNotes

CPU Type

x86 family

Hyper-threading (HHT) or Multi-core recommended.

Video graphics adapter

OpenGL 2.1 for 2D map views, 3.2 for 3D scene views

Shader Model 1.2

Hardware video adapter is required. Be sure to use the latest available driver.

Notes

An operating system can only be supported if it is also supported by the Qt Framework from The Qt Company. It is recommended to use the latest supported version of the operating system. Learn more about Qt licensing terms and conditions at the Qt Company website.

ArcGIS Runtime SDK and its deployments are only supported on CPUs that adhere to the x86 architecture.

It is a requirement that the operating system binary has not been modified. Esri does not provide support if products are installed on the developer's release of an operating system.

Linux patches from Ubuntu will be supported as long as the patches are from Ubuntu without any modification to the latest kernel/glibc version.

Developing apps on macOS

Using macOS as your development environment, you can develop apps for macOS, iOS, and Android. See Deploying apps to Android and Deploying apps to iOS for a list of additional software needed for Android and iOS app development.

Operating systemsVersionNotes

Catalina

10.15

Mojave

10.14

SoftwareVersionsNotes

Qt Framework for macOS (OS X)

5.12.6 or higher

Qt Creator

4.8.0 or higher

Qt Creator is the recommended IDE.

Xcode

11.1.0 or higher

Including Xcode Command Line Tools.

Notes

An operating system can only be supported if it is also supported by the Qt Framework from The Qt Company. It is recommended to use the latest supported version of the operating system. Learn more about Qt licensing terms and conditions at the Qt Company website.

Developing apps on Windows

Using Windows as your development environment, you can develop apps for Windows and Android. See Deploying apps to Android for a list of additional software needed for Android app development.

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows 10 (64-bit)—Minimum version is 1709 (Build 16299 / Creators Update)
  • Windows 8.1 (64-bit)—Minimum version is Update KB2919355
  • Windows 7 (64-bit)—Minimum version is SP1
  • Windows Server 2019 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2016 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)—Minimum version is Update KB2919355
  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)—Minimum version is Update KB2919355

SoftwareVersionsNotes

Qt Framework for Windows

5.12.6 or higher

MSVC2017 (64-bit)

Qt Creator

4.8.0 or higher

Qt Creator is the recommended IDE.

OpenGL

See Video graphics adapter (below)

Microsoft Visual Studio C++ compiler

15.9.5

Deployed apps need these Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 DLLs to run: msvcp140.dll and vcruntime140.dll.

HardwareMinimumNotes

CPU Type

x86 family

Hyper-threading (HHT) or Multi-core recommended.

Video graphics adapter

OpenGL 2.1 for 2D map views, 3.2 for 3D scene views

Shader Model 1.2

Be sure to use the latest available driver.

Notes

An operating system can only be supported if it is also supported by the Qt Framework from The Qt Company. It is recommended to use the latest supported version of the operating system. Learn more about Qt licensing terms and conditions at the Qt Company website.

Deploying your apps

Deploying apps to Android

Operating systemsMinimum version

Android

armv7: 4.4 "KitKat" (API 19)

armv8: 5.0 "Lollipop" (API 21)

SoftwareVersionsNotes

Qt Framework for Android

5.12.6 or higher

5.12.6 uses the Android-Clang toolchain rather than GCC.

Qt Creator

4.8.0 or higher

Qt Creator is the recommended IDE.

Android SDK Tools

API 4.4 (19) or higher

Android SDK Build Tools

Rev 19.1 or higher

NDK

Minimum version 18b

Latest available version of NDK with the Android-Clang toolchain.

Java Development Kit (JDK)

8.x

Notes

Android armv7 and armv8 are supported. Set the following environment variables when targeting these platforms:

  • armv7: ANDROID_NDK_PLATFORM=android-19
  • armv8: ANDROID_NDK_PLATFORM=android-21
armv8 processors have 64-bit architecture. There are potential performance benefits with 64-bit processors over 32-bit for high memory use operations. Also, the Google Play store submissions must support armv8 starting in August 2019. See https://developer.android.com/distribute/best-practices/develop/64-bit.

An operating system can only be supported if it is also supported by the Qt Framework from The Qt Company. It is recommended to use the latest supported version of the operating system. Learn more about Qt licensing terms and conditions at the Qt Company website.

Deploying apps to iOS

Operating systemsMinimum version

iOS

11.x (Support for iOS 11 is deprecated. A minimum of iOS 12 will be required at a future release.)

SoftwareVersionsNotes

Qt Framework for iOS

5.12.6 or higher

Qt Creator

4.8.0 or higher

Qt Creator is the recommended IDE.

Xcode

11.1.0 or higher

Including Xcode Command Line Tools.

Notes

An operating system can only be supported if it is also supported by the Qt Framework from The Qt Company. It is recommended to use the latest supported version of the operating system. Learn more about Qt licensing terms and conditions at the Qt Company website.

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 Enterprise

10.8

  • Standard and advanced Named User licensing supported

10.7.1

  • Scheduled updates to the feature services involved in the preplanned workflow (offline maps)

10.7

  • Annotation layers

10.6.1

  • Offline maps created using the preplanned workflow

10.4

  • Advanced parameters for the on-demand workflow (offline maps)

10.3

  • Web map and scene support
  • Feature services
  • Tiled services
  • Offline maps created using the on-demand workflow

ArcGIS Pro

2.5

  • 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

2.4

  • Expiration of mobile map and scene packages (requires the Publisher Extension)
  • Utility network (version 3)

2.3.2

  • Create a mobile scene package (.mspk)

2.3

  • Create annotation layers and publish in a mobile map package
  • Next generation (.loz) locators (only supported with 64-bit apps)

2.2

  • Create a mobile map package (.mmpk)
  • Utility network (version 2)
ArcMap

10.3

  • Create Runtime Content

Local Server is supported with the C++ API on Windows and Linux. Local Server is not supported on Android, iOS, or macOS. Local Server cannot be used with the QML API.

Local Server version compatibility with ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Runtime Local Server versionArcGIS Desktop version ArcGIS Pro version

100.6.0

10.7.x

2.4

100.5.0

10.7

2.3

ArcGIS Runtime 100.4.0

ArcGIS Runtime Local Server 100.3.0

10.6.x

2.2

100.3.0

10.6.x

2.2

100.1.0 and 100.2.x

10.5.1 is required to create geoprocessing packages and map packages for use with Local Server

Not supported

100.0.0

10.4.1 + Patch

Not supported

10.2.x

10.3.1 + Patch

Not supported

Note:

ArcGIS Runtime Local Server supports the same versions of databases for connections as the compatible ArcGIS Desktop or Pro version shown in the table above. For more information, see Databases and ArcGIS.

Versions of supported specifications

Specifications supported at 100.7.0 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
  • I3S version 1.6

On-premises virtualization

On-premises virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

VMware

ProductHypervisorNotes

VMware Horizon View 6.5

VMware vSphere 6.5

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

VMware Horizon View 7.0

VMware vSphere 6.5

VMware Horizon View 7.6 and 7.9

VMware vSphere 6.7

Citrix

ProductHypervisorNotes

Citrix XenDesktop 7.17

VMware vSphere 6.5

Use the latest Citrix and NVIDIA drivers. For the most current driver versions, see the Citrix and NVIDIA GRID websites.

Citrix XenDesktop 7.18

VMware vSphere 6.7

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 1909

VMware vSphere 6.7

Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 LTSR CU7

VMware vSphere 6.5

Citrix XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR CU5

VMware vSphere 6.7

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