rio: A Swiss-Army Knife for Data I/O

Streamlined data import and export by making assumptions that the user is probably willing to make: 'import()' and 'export()' determine the data structure from the file extension, reasonable defaults are used for data import and export (e.g., 'stringsAsFactors=FALSE'), web-based import is natively supported (including from SSL/HTTPS), compressed files can be read directly without explicit decompression, and fast import packages are used where appropriate. An additional convenience function, 'convert()', provides a simple method for converting between file types.

Version: 0.4.16
Depends: R (≥ 2.15.0)
Imports: tools, stats, utils, urltools, foreign, haven (> 0.2.1), openxlsx, readODS, jsonlite, xml2 (≥ 1.0.0), curl (≥ 0.6), data.table (≥ 1.9.5), readxl, readr, yaml, csvy
Suggests: datasets, bit64, testthat, knitr, magrittr, feather
Published: 2016-09-25
Author: Jason Becker [ctb], Chung-hong Chan [aut], Geoffrey CH Chan [ctb], Thomas J. Leeper [aut, cre], Christopher Gandrud [ctb], Andrew MacDonald [ctb], Ista Zahn [ctb], Stanislaus Stadlmann [ctb]
Maintainer: Thomas J. Leeper <thosjleeper at>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: rio citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: WebTechnologies
CRAN checks: rio results


Reference manual: rio.pdf
Vignettes: Import, Export, and Convert Data Files
Package source: rio_0.4.16.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: rio_0.4.16.tgz, r-oldrel: rio_0.4.16.tgz
Old sources: rio archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: boxr, dpmr, psData


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