Collector Classic 4+


    • 3.2 • 70 Ratings
    • Free



ArcGIS is available on your desktop, in a browser, and now on your iPhone or iPad. Use maps anywhere to ground truth your data, make observations, and respond to events. You'll improve the efficiency of your field workforce and the accuracy of your GIS.
- Collect and update data using the map or GPS (even in the background)
- Download maps to your device and work offline
- Collect points, lines, areas, and related data
- Fill out easy-to-use, map-driven forms
- Attach photos to your features
- Use professional-grade GPS receivers
- Search for places and features
- Track and report where you've been
- Integrate with Navigator for ArcGIS
- Integrate with Workforce for ArcGIS
Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What’s New

Version 19.0.2

Various fixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

3.2 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

thebigopu ,

Location Accuracy

I’ve heard that this is a great app to use in the collection of GIS data. However, I’m not impressed. The location accuracy is no better than 16.2 feet. I know Esri can do better than that.

Pkd58 ,

Good app

Very easy to create a mobile data collection app with mapping built in.
These low star reviews are often complaining about things unrelated to the purpose of the app. GPS accuracy, come on, that's not a function of the app but of the GPS data stream's source. You think an iOS device by itself is survey grade?

Unreal what some folks complain about. Write a collection app from scratch then come back and try Collector.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the very positive feedback and glad to hear your are successful with Collector! We strive to make field work more accurate and efficient for everyone. Have a big update coming and hopefully we can turn some of these frowns upside down :).

Boobies0000 ,

Always an issue, not reliable

ESRI makes amazing software for the desktop, but fails at its iOS apps. Every time I go to collect data in the field something always goes wrong. Stops recording GPS location and then “jumps” leaving a nice straight line, now I cannot sync my field data due to bad credentials (I am logged in with the app and now it won’t sync my work), and not to mention the inability to add point features while I am streaming a polyline.

I am giving up on the collector app and will be using other mapping apps for data collection. Days worth of work now stuck in limbo due to some issues with this app. Worthless.

Developer Response ,

Bummer that you have had so many problems. We've been busy retooling Collector and have a major new release coming soon. We'd love to make your field work successful again! Contact us at

App Privacy

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