RStudio Desktop Administration Guide

RStudio Desktop provides the RStudio IDE as a native desktop application for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Revision 141

May 30, 2024

About this guide

This manual describes RStudio Desktop Professional Edition which adds the following enhancements to the open-source version of RStudio Desktop:

  • A commercial license for organizations not able to use AGPL software
  • Access to priority Posit Support
  • Ability to connect to remote sessions running on an RStudio Server Pro server
  • Tools for license activation and management
  • RStudio Professional Database Drivers for connecting to many of the most popular databases

Intended audience

This guide is for RStudio IDE desktop users and provides guidance enabling you to optimize your workspace by storing and organizing data into projects, using both R and Python.