ArcView is the world's most popular desktop GIS and mapping software, with more than 500,000 copies in use worldwide. ArcView provides geographic data visualization, query, analysis, and integration capabilities along with the ability to create and edit geographic data. ArcView is designed with an easy-to-use user interface and includes VBA for customization. ArcView consists of two desktop applications: ArcMap and ArcCatalog. ArcMap provides data display, query, and analysis. ArcCatalog provides geographic and tabular data management, creation, and organization. ArcView is an exceptional stand-alone GIS as well as the entry point to ArcGIS, an integrated and scalable family of GIS software products. Together the ArcGIS family of products represents the most comprehensive, configurable, and flexible suite of GIS software available on the market today.