Trimble® Positions™ Desktop add-in was first released in 2012 as an add-in to Esri® ArcGIS® Desktop, designed to integrate high accuracy data collection workflows into on-premise ArcGIS infrastructure. Over the years, supported field workflows included ArcGIS for Windows Mobile (with Trimble Positions Mobile extension), ArcGIS ArcPad (with Trimble Positions ArcPad extension), Trimble TerraSync™, and Trimble TerraFlex™ software. The latest version ( was released in late 2021 and supports both of the Trimble field workflows. The Esri field workflows were deprecated in earlier versions of Trimble Positions Desktop add-in following Esri’s retirement of those two products. TRIMBLE GEOSPATIAL 12 OCTOBER 2022 TRIMBLE DISTRIBUTOR CONFIDENTIAL With the recent release of Trimble® Terra™ Office add-in for ArcMap, Trimble is announcing the retirement of Trimble Positions Desktop add-in as well as all associated Trimble Positions extension/toolkit products and bundles. Please see the table below for a complete list of part numbers.

Product Alternatives

Trimble Terra Office add-in for ArcMap supports all of the same field workflows as the most recent release of Trimble Positions Desktop add-in and is thus a fully functional replacement product, with only minor changes to the user experience. It also supports offline GNSS corrections for TerraFlex and uses a subscription license model. A trade-in promotion (Upgrade Bulletin ID: MGIS-TPDa-TIB-102022) is available for Trimble Positions Desktop add-in users with a current Trimble Protection Plan (TPP). For more information on this product, please visit


The products described in this bulletin will no longer be available to purchase after 19 October 2022. Any previously purchased Proof of Purchase Numbers (POPN) for these products must be registered before the end of October 2022.

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