How to download and Install R

Version of R exists for Windows, MacOS, and Linux/UNIX computers.

  • The R installation is distributed by the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN)
  • Install both R and RStudio 
  • In the `Download and Install R’ box, click on the `Windows’ link.
  • Click on the `base’ link.
  • Click on the `Download R 3.6.1 for Windows‘ link (This version may vary). This will download R for windows. You can also download R for other operating systems. Choose appropropriate operating system
  • Download
  • Save the file at a desired location
  • Double-click on the .exe icon and follow the instructions.
  • When asked to `Select the components you want to install’, choose the (default) `User’ installation. 
  • Don’t worry about `customizing the startup options’.
  • In general, you should install R perfectly by just clicking on the `Okay’, `Next’, or `Finish’ buttons at each step and letting the R set-up use the default choices.
  • You can also download Base R by clicking on the below link

Download Base R

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