Is ArcGIS Desktop being phased out?

Is ArcGIS Desktop being phased out?

ArcGIS 10.8. 1 is the current release of ArcMap and will continue to be supported until March 01, 2026, as established in the ArcGIS Desktop Product Life Cycle. We do not have plans to release an ArcMap 10.9 with the ArcGIS releases in 2021.

Is ESRI getting rid of ArcMap?

Does this mean that ArcMap is going away? No. Even after support for ArcMap ends in 2026, customers can continue to use ArcMap as long as their license is valid. However, all desktop development efforts are focused on ArcGIS Pro, and customers are encouraged to migrate to ArcGIS Pro.

How do I renew my ArcGIS student license?

How to extend the license for ArcGIS

  1. Obtain a new ArcGIS authorization number by contacting the IT Service Desk (9360 2000 or via the Murdoch Support Portal).
  2. Visit and login with your Esri global account.

Can ArcGIS run on Windows 11?

Microsoft Windows 11 is supported on ArcGIS 10.8. 1 and ArcGIS 10.8.

Why is ArcGIS desktop so slow?

ArcMap performance slows if network connections are high in the directory structure, and many folders containing data exist beneath them.

Is ArcMap the same as ArcGIS desktop?

ArcMap, along with ArcGIS Pro, is one of two primary desktop GIS application included in the ArcGIS Desktop suite. It is used to perform a wide range of common GIS tasks as well as specialized, user-specific tasks.

Can students get ArcGIS for free?

Beginning September 1, 2020, the Learn ArcGIS Student Program will provide free access for one year to software, lessons, and a community of learners through Learn ArcGIS to qualified students globally.

How do I update my ESRI license?


  1. Launch ArcGIS Administrator.
  2. Select Support Operations.
  3. Click ‘Upgrade Now…’.
  4. If an internet connection is available: a. Chose the online authorization/upgrade option. b. Licenses are entered automatically. c. Follow the prompts to complete the upgrade.
  5. If an internet connection is not available: