Whether ArcGIS Pro is new to you, or you just want to brush up on one part of the software, this guide is the place to start. Use these resources to get up and running quickly.
Install and set up
Most of you will download ArcGIS Pro from My Esri, run the installation program, sign in, and be using ArcGIS Pro in less than 10 minutes. However, if your experience isn't quite as smooth, these resources should help you.
- A license must be authorized for your account before you can successfully sign in to ArcGIS Pro. The steps for authorizing your license depend on which type of license you are using.
- Review the system requirements and learn how to install and sign in.
- After you start ArcGIS Pro, you can review your license settings.
- For the future, you may also want to know how ArcGIS Pro software can be updated.
Begin with a tutorial
The best way to get oriented with ArcGIS Pro is to start using it. Follow these tutorials to get started.
- The ArcGIS Pro quick-start tutorials show you key functionality and walk you through meaningful workflows, each in about 20 minutes or less.
- For a more in-depth tutorial, a Learn ArcGIS Pro tutorial teaches you how to map and analyze data in 2D and 3D with a real-world scenario that studies tides in Venice, Italy.
- Check out the ArcGIS Pro Help for tutorials that are specific to individual tools and more complex workflows.
- Learn how to customize the user interface to streamline workflows and extend built-in functionality to accomplish unique tasks using the ArcGIS Pro SDK for Microsoft .NET.
Migration guide for existing ArcGIS users
If you're familiar with ArcGIS for Desktop, but don't know where to go in ArcGIS Pro, use these topics as your compass.
- The migration overview highlights how you create projects, connect to data, import maps, use tools, run models or scripts, and edit and share data.
- Use the ArcGIS Pro terminology and user interface reference to learn about new terms and functionality, and compare them to similar concepts in ArcGIS for Desktop.
- Migrate your content is a tutorial that takes your existing GIS work from ArcGIS for Desktop into projects.
- Python 3 migration details how the move to Python 3 affects your scripts. All arcpy.mapping scripts must be updated for use with ArcGIS Pro.
- Analyze tools for Pro examines your scripts and custom tools, giving you warnings for functionality that is not supported in ArcGIS Pro.