Welcome to R Tools for Visual Studio

Applies to: yesVisual Studio noVisual Studio for Mac


This article applies to Visual Studio 2017. If you're looking for the latest Visual Studio documentation, see Visual Studio documentation. We recommend upgrading to the latest version of Visual Studio. Download it here

Thank you for installing R Tools for Visual Studio (RTVS)! Check it out and let us know what you think using the links under Resources.

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Microsoft R distributions

RTVS supports CRAN R, and Microsoft R distributions, including the version of R that is distributed with SQL Server 2016. The following links provide more information on the different Microsoft R distributions: