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Create New Shapefile in ArcGIS Pro

Create a Shapefile

To create a new polygon Shapefile in ArcGIS Pro, go under the View tab, Catalog pane, go to folders, right-click on folder, where you went the data set, and select New > Shapefile.

Now it needs a name, geometry type (polygon), and coordinate system.

Create a Layer

Creates a feature layer from an input feature class or layer file in ArcGIS Pro.

Convert a Layer package to a Shapefile

Use the Export Features tool to convert a layer package to a shapefile in ArcGIS Pro.

  1. In the Catalog tab, right-click Folders, and select Add Folder Connection.
  2. Select the desired folder containing the layer package file, and click OK to add the folder.
  3. Right-click the layer package file, and select Add To Current Map.
  4. In the Contents pane, right-click the feature layer, and navigate to Data > Export Features.
  5. In the Export Features window appears, specify the Output Location to save the output feature, and specify the Output Name.
Export Features ArcGIS Pro