When a user first starts RStudio it will activate an initial evaluation period during which the product is fully usable. After the evaluation period expires, the product will need to be activated with a license to continue using it.

Viewing License Status

Use Help/Manage License menu to display the Manage RStudio License dialog and view the amount of time remaining in the evaluation.

Manage License Dialog Showing Evaluation Period

The license status can also be viewed from the About dialog.

RStudio Pro About Dialog

License Activation

After purchasing a license, you will receive a license file (.lic). From the Manage RStudio License dialog, click Select license file… and follow the instructions.

Additional details on license management can be found in the License Management section.