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R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is widely used among statisticians for developing statistical software and data analysis, and is an increasingly popular alternative to commercial statistical packages like SPSS, SAS, and Stata. R provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible and well-supported.

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There is no fee for Departments, faculty, staff, or students.

How to get it

Several user-friendly freeware products make R easy to use for basic statistical work as well as the more powerful analysis possible with R. Among these are two highly recommended products RStudio and jamovi; like R itself, both are free and open.