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Download and Install R Programming Software for Windows PC

Last Update : 24 Dec, 2022 R Programming Tutorials

In this tutorial, you will learn how to download and install R software on your windows computer and how to run a simple R script on your computer.

You can use the following simple steps to download and install R software on your PC and run a simple R script.


Step 01: Download R software for Windows PC

You can go R website by using this link and Then click on the link "Download R for Windows" for downloading the R programming software .exe file.


Step 02: Run the software  .exe file

After completing the download of the R programming software, you can run the software .exe file, and then follow the installation instructions on the installation wizard to successfully install R on your PC.


Step 03: Launch R software 

Once you successfully completed the installation, you can launch the R software.


Step 04: Run your first R Script

First, create a new script by clicking on File, and then select New Script.

Then, you can type your script in the R Editor.

In this example, we type the following code to print the “Hello UXPython” expression.

print ("Hello UXpython")

Now you can press F5 or Ctrl + R to run your R script.

You can see the following result on the R console.

[1] "Hello UXpython"

Now you have successfully run your first R script.

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