General Prerequisites

RStudio Desktop requires a previous installation of R version 3.3.0 or higher. If you don’t already have R, download it from A 64-bit version of R is required on macOS and Linux; RStudio Desktop Pro for Microsoft Windows supports both 32-bit and 64-bit R sessions.

Remote Desktop Prerequisites

The RStudio Desktop Pro “Remote Desktop” feature allows connecting to sessions on RStudio Workbench from within the desktop experience. This is only supported when using the same major version of both RStudio Desktop Pro and RStudio Workbench. Use of mismatched versions may lead to unexpected behavior.