R is programming language suitable for data science capable to run wide variety of statistic modeling and graphics. It runs on windows, MacOs and Linux platform. R is similar to S language developed at Bell Laboratories. R is available for free and you can find download information from R project website.
After download and execute R .pkg file, you should see installation screen below. Continue the installation to desire path you prefer. A question will pop up asking about owner password. if everything run without error success windows pop up at the end.
R and R studio is a two different thing. R studio is an IDE that run on R. It can help you develop program in R. In order to install R Studio, please visit R studio website. By the time this tutorial is write, R studio come with Desktop and Server version. Desktop version available to run on MacOS, Windows and Linux. You can’t use R studio without R programming installed.
R studio came with advantages.