ArcGIS Pro 2.1, Esri’s flagship 64-bit desktop GIS, has been released and is available. ArcGIS Pro 2.1 is a big release that brings a slew of new features and functionality. It adds and improves your highly requested workflows, features new innovations that take advantage of ArcGIS Pro’s unique 3D and 64-bit environment, and connects your desktop more tightly with the rest of the ArcGIS platform.
Your favorite workflows are now easier and more powerful in ArcGIS Pro 2.1.
Work faster by dragging and dropping (or copying and pasting) your maps and data across multiple instances of ArcGIS Pro.
- Bring choices to your ModelBuilder models using the new if-then-else branching logic tools.
- Create more effective vector tiles using attribute-driven symbology and symbology that varies by transparency, color, rotation, or size.
- Take ArcGIS Pro into the field with offline maps.
- Gather a variety of marketing analytics to give your business a geographically intelligent edge using ArcGIS Business Analyst for ArcGIS Pro
ArcGIS Platform Integration
ArcGIS Pro 2.1 works better with the rest of the ArcGIS platform, including ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise, and Esri’s vast library of ready-to-use apps. Your cross-platform workflows are now easier and more powerful than ever.
- Enhancements for your expressions written in Arcade for feature elevation, display fields, attribute-driven symbols, field calculations, and extrusion.
- Directly share your web scene layers to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.
- Share your custom styles, such as those that use 3D model markers, to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise for use in the scene viewer.
- Enable geodatabases on SAP HANA databases from Pro.
- Take advantage of the PostGIS geography type used to store spatial data in PostgreSQL databases.
Richard Kachelriess has worked in Esri’s Product Marketing department for 9 years where he is responsible for ArcGIS Pro. He has worked on a wide range of Esri’s products, including ArcGIS Server; the geodatabase; imagery; ArcGIS Online content, such as basemaps, the Living Atlas, and Streetmap Premium; and Esri’s open technologies and solutions, such as ArcGIS Open Data, Esri Geoportal Server, and ArcGIS for INSPIRE. He has also been President of Esri’s Toastmasters club. Richrd’s background includes an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College, a Geology degree from Florida Atlantic University, and experience with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) researching water quality in the Everglades.