ArcGIS user types let you control how your organisations work by matching team members with the capabilities and apps they need to complete their work. User types provide focused identity, capabilities, and access to applications in ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise.

Explore the flexible licensing options below.

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GIS Professional or Creator is required to purchase the other user types.

GIS Professional

Capabilities

  • Create and manage 2D and 3D location data
  • Analyse data to understand trends
  • Access authoritative data to accelerate your work and expand analysis
  • Produce advanced maps with ease
  • Use scientific, analytical tools to deepen your understanding
  • Share maps, apps, and insights with your team

Included apps

  • Essential Apps Bundle
  • Field Apps Bundle
  • Office Apps Bundle
  • ArcGIS Pro (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)

Compatible add-on apps

Navigator for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Business Analyst, ArcGIS Insights, Drone2Map for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud, ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, Tracker for ArcGIS

Creator

Capabilities

  • Create maps and apps
  • Analyse data to understand trends
  • Share maps with your team or the public
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Administer users and content within the organisation
  • Use content from ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World

Included apps

  • Essential Apps Bundle
  • Field Apps Bundle
  • Office Apps Bundle

Compatible add-on apps

Navigator for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Business Analyst, ArcGIS Insights, ArcGIS Pro, Drone2Map for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud, ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, Tracker for ArcGIS

Viewer user type

 

Viewer

Capabilities

  • View your team's private maps and apps

Included apps

  • Essential Apps Bundle (view-only access)

Compatible add-on apps

Navigator for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, Tracker for ArcGIS

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GIS Editor user type

 

Editor

Capabilities

  • Edit existing data
  • Add new data

Included apps

  • Essential Apps Bundle (edit-only access)

Compatible add-on apps

Collector for ArcGIS, Survey123 for ArcGIS, Workforce for ArcGIS, Navigator for ArcGIS, ArcGIS QuickCapture, Tracker for ArcGIS

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Field worker user type

 

Field Worker

Capabilities

  • Collect and edit data
  • Manage field assignments

Included apps

  • Field Apps Bundle
  • Essential Apps Bundle (edit-only access)

Compatible add-on apps

Navigator for ArcGIS, Tracker for ArcGIS

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Storyteller user type

 

Storyteller

Capabilities

  • Create story maps
  • Create express maps within your story map
  • View and embed web maps and shared organisational content in your story map
  • Share story maps publicly or within your organisation only

Included apps

  • ArcGIS StoryMaps
  • Essential Apps Bundle (view-only access)

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insights analyst user type

Insights Analyst

Capabilities

  • Access ArcGIS Insights
  • Perform exploratory, statistical, link, and spatial analysis in one place
  • Create maps, charts, and tables from spatial and tabular data
  • Directly connect to enterprise databases (SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SAP HANA)
  • Directly connect to Python and R kernels
  • Create, share, and run analysis models

Included apps

  • ArcGIS Insights

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Compare User Types

Compare what you get with each ArcGIS user type below to pick the right licensing mix for your needs.

  Viewer Editor Field Worker Creator GIS Professional
View your team's private maps and apps Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Use ArcGIS Essential Apps Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Edit data   Tick Tick Tick Tick
Use Field Apps Bundle     Tick Tick Tick
Use Office Apps Bundle       Tick Tick
Use ArcGIS StoryMaps       Tick Tick
Create maps and apps       Tick Tick
Perform analysis       Tick Tick
Administer the organisation       Tick Tick
Use ArcGIS Pro         Tick
Included credits 0 250 250 500 500
  Storyteller Insights Analyst
View your team's private maps and apps Tick  
Perform analysis   Tick
Use ArcGIS Essential Apps Tick  
Use ArcGIS StoryMaps Tick  
Use ArcGIS Insights   Tick
Included credits 0 1,000

Essential Apps Bundle

Included with all user types

ArcGIS Story Maps

Combine maps and media to tell compelling stories that inform and inspire.

ArcGIS Experience Builder

Transform your data into web apps and web pages using templates, or custom-build them with drag-and-drop tools.

Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

Build custom web apps to showcase your maps; no coding required with our classic app builder.

ArcGIS Dashboards

Use dynamic dashboards to monitor, inform, and engage, displaying static and real-time information.

Configurable Apps

Add your map to a focused template to create an interactive application designed for your goals and audience's needs.

Map Viewer

Create and configure 2D maps, explore data, and perform analysis.

Scene Viewer

View, create, and share 3D maps in your browser.

Field Apps Bundle

Included with Creator, Field Worker, and GIS Professional

Collector for ArcGIS

Easily capture and update asset data in the field, even when disconnected.

Survey123 for ArcGIS

Create, share, and analyse surveys in three easy steps.

Workforce for ArcGIS

Achieve better coordination and teamwork in your field workforce.

ArcGIS QuickCapture

Rapidly capture field observations on the move.

Office Apps Bundle

Included with Creator and GIS Professional

ArcGIS Maps for Office

Use maps to visualise and analyse Excel data and enrich your presentations.

ArcGIS Maps for SharePoint

Visualise, organise, and interact with your SharePoint data using maps for better insights.

ArcGIS Pro

Included with GIS Professional

ArcGIS Pro

Build beautiful maps in 2D and 3D and perform robust geospatial analysis.

Apps that can be added to your subscription

If you'd like to discuss your product and licensing needs in more detail, call 1800 870 750 and ask to speak with an ArcGIS technical specialist.

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