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ArcGIS Publisher makes it easy to share digital versions of maps and data. Use ArcGIS Publisher to convert ArcGIS Pro maps to mobile map packages viewable with the free ArcGIS Explorer iOS and Android app. Convert ArcMap and ArcGlobe documents to published map files for ArcReader. Your mobile maps also work on apps from ArcGIS AppStudio or ArcGIS Runtime SDK. 

What you can do with ArcGIS Publisher
Share maps with the public

Digital versions can be used by anyone, anywhere
Interactive mobile experience

Works on iOS & Android smartphones and tablets
No internet required

The maps are stored locally on your device
Keep branding & consistency

Mobile Map Packages keep data, symbology & styling
Automate workflows

Use Python to automatically create & update maps
Support legacy workflows

Includes classic ArcMap version of the extension

How it works


ArcGIS Publisher works with ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap, and integrates with ArcGIS Online. Maps you create with ArcGIS Publisher can be used in ArcGIS Explorer without logging into ArcGIS Online.
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Solutions for ArcGIS Desktop


There’s no need to choose. ArcGIS Publisher includes the extension for both ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap, and you can run them side by side.
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