RStudio Installation Guide


RStudio is a set of integrated tools designed to help you be more productive with R. It’s free and open source and works great on Windows, Mac, and Linux. It includes an R command-line console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, as well as tools for plotting, history, debugging, and workspace management.


  1. Download the latest version of R from

  2. Install R by running the downloaded installer

  3. Download RStudio for your operating system (usually macOS or Windows ) from

  4. Complete the installation of RStudio

    1. macOS

      1. Open the downloaded file

      2. Drag the RStudio icon to the Applications folder

      3. Eject the open disk image

      4. Delete the downloaded 

    2. Windows

      1. Open the downloaded installer

      2. Complete the installation wizard to finish installing the software.