ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud

ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud enables innovative professionals to access and design with data-driven maps inside Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Quickly find and add geographic content to your work as editable vector layers and high resolution images.

Make every place a creative space

Add your own creative vision to the world’s most powerful maps. Tell your story in a unique way using data on thousands of topics. Reimagine mapping.

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Maps at your fingertips

It’s your choice—street maps, political boundaries, terrains, satellite images, and other spatial data.

Artistic control

Aesthetic design and style are up to you. Creative freedom lets you make the beautiful maps you want.

A seamless experience

Get the tools you need while keeping data and files in sync between ArcGIS and Adobe.

Return on data investment

Serve up GIS data and analytics to your designers and publishers for maximum value.

Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud allows user to get the most out of their maps, not just for internal decision making, but for external communication as well.

How it works


Creatively enhance your map-based projects by pulling in geographic data to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator without ever having to leave the application.


Tracing maps to highlight specific points of interest is a thing of the past. With ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud, you save yourself time and energy while eliminating the margin of error.


Import your data and—within seconds—begin designing a visually appealing story that enhances your company’s branding.    


Engineering Firm Designs Future Projects

Moffatt & Nichol use ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud to produce detailed, layered graphics in a fraction of the time.

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Media Outlet Finds Creative Solution

The Seattle Times graphic news team increased capability with ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Adobe Blog

Cushman & Wakefield Adopts Esri Integration

See how ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud plays a role in data visualization for one of the world’s leading commercial real estate companies.

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Case study

Maryland DOT Moves Forward with Design-Driven Maps

Public agencies are taking design into account more often. The public should have direct access to maps with higher design considerations.

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Adobe Blog

Esri’s Map Integration for Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe’s Minson Chen caught up with Esri cartographer Sarah Bell, a creative that has a passion for designing beautiful, data-driven maps.

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Create an exciting narrative through a unique visual design by pulling maps layers as vector files, or image artwork into Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. Access and use the extension based on your functional needs and budget.

  • Complimentary : access is free, with no timeout limits on a single machine to public maps and layers hosted in ArcGIS Online.
  • Plus : commercial grade access at a low month-to-month cost to premium maps and layers in ArcGIS Online and advanced features within the extension.
  • ArcGIS Online: access to all the advanced features within the extension and the ArcGIS platform of apps and services. This allows for the use of sharing of items within your organization and importing ArcGIS Pro .aix files.

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A free plug-in for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop