[R] Which version of R install for mac

Marc Schwartz m@rc_@chw@rtz @end|ng |rom me@com
Fri Nov 5 18:02:25 CET 2021


Not sure where you have been looking, but on CRAN:


there is a box at the top of the main page to Download R for macOS, 
which brings you to:


The first version there, 4.1.2, which is the pkg binary for macOS 10.13 
and higher for Intel CPUs is the one that you want.

Note that there is also a macOS specific FAQ here:


and finally, a macOS specific help list here:


You will also likely want to install XQuartz, which is available here:



Marc Schwartz

Mark Don Young wrote on 11/5/21 10:59 AM:
> I am having trouble finding a version of R install compatible with my mac.
> I have an older Macbook pro 2016 with the latest version of Big Slur 11.6.
> Intel core i5 2.9 Ghz-Dual-Core.
> Is there a version of R compatible with my computer?
> Thanks
> Mark

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