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Esri ArcGIS License

Network Licensed Suite

ArcGIS for Desktop runs on Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 operating systems.  The annual cost is $500 for an initial license, $250 per additional license, and $1000 for 3-10 copies in a single lab.  An account for ArcGIS Online is included with subscription.

ArcGIS for Server Enterprise licenses cost an annual $1500 per license. One ArcEditor installation is included in the cost to support administration of the server incidental to posting data for others or similar tasks. The ArcEditor does not replace the ArcGIS Desktop normally used.

ArcGIS for Server Enterprise is used to publish content created within ArcGIS Desktop and is composed of:

  • ArcGIS Server
  • 3D Analyst Server
  • Geostatistical Analyst Server
  • Network Analyst Server
  • Spatial Analyst Server
  • Workflow Manager Server
  • ArcGIS Server Image Extension

Non-Networked Applications

For portable use, and in less demanding environments, the following are available separately:

  • ArcGIS for Desktop Standard (ArcEditor): $250 initial, $125 per additional license, annually. Includes all the functionality of Basic and adds a comprehensive set of tools to create, edit, and ensure the quality of your data.
  • ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView): $250 initial, $125 per additional license, annually. Provides data visualization, query, analysis, and integration capabilities along with the ability to create and edit simple geographic features. See more information and get a free trial.
  • ArcPad: $100 initial, $50 per additional license, annually. Used as an adjunct to the above software.  ArcPad is mobile field mapping and data collection software that integrates directly with ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server. There may be limits on administrative use of the ArcPad annual license.

These mobile applications are not network licenses, but do require annual license fees for continued use.

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