ESRI ArcExplorer

What is ESRI ArcExplorer?

ArcGIS is an example of a geographic information system, or GIS (hence its name) which enables users to interact with maps and other geographic data attached to those maps. Simply put, ArcGIS is a tool to create maps and append geographic data to those maps; ArcGIS can also compile, analyze, and share this data, and discover data and use it on a wide range of applications. There are several editions of ArcGIS available for a specific platform, including for servers and PDAs, whose capabilities are designed for the particular hardware and its target user demographic.

The ArcExplorer (or ArcGIS Explorer) is a desktop client of ArcGIS that functions as a GIS viewer. It interfaces with the ArcGIS Server and other online ArcGIS services such as ArcIMS, ArcWeb Services and Web Map Services, and can read any GIS data even those not created by an ArcGIS system. It allows users to explore, interact with and share their GIS data, and enables customers to access basemaps and layers from ArcGIS Online. ArcExplorer also give users the capability to merge their local map data with ArcGIS map services in order to create their own custom maps, and insert photos, videos, and other media to these maps.

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File types supported by ESRI ArcExplorer

Our users primarily use ESRI ArcExplorer to open these file types:

About file types supported by ESRI ArcExplorer aims to be the go-to resource for file type- and related software information. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files.

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