Contributed Packages

Available Packages

Currently, the CRAN package repository features 18401 available packages.

Table of available packages, sorted by date of publication

Table of available packages, sorted by name

CRAN Task Views aim to provide some guidance which packages on CRAN are relevant for tasks related to a certain topic. They provide tools to automatically install all packages from each view. Currently, 39 views are available.

Installation of Packages

Please type help("INSTALL") or help("install.packages") in R for information on how to install packages from this repository. The manual R Installation and Administration (also contained in the R base sources) explains the process in detail.

Package Check Results

All packages are tested regularly on machines running Debian GNU/Linux, Fedora, macOS (formerly OS X) and Windows.

The results are summarized in the check summary (some timings are also available).

Writing Your Own Packages

The manual Writing R Extensions (also contained in the R base sources) explains how to write new packages and how to contribute them to CRAN.

Repository Policies

The manual CRAN Repository Policy [PDF] describes the policies in place for the CRAN package repository.


Related Directories

Archive
Previous versions of the packages listed above, and other packages formerly available.
Orphaned
Packages with no active maintainer, see the corresponding README.
bin/windows/contrib
Windows binaries of contributed packages
bin/macosx/contrib
macOS High Sierra binaries of contributed packages
bin/macosx/el-capitan/contrib
OS X El Capitan binaries of contributed packages