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Statistics Software

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R Free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.  Runs on UNIX, Windows, and MacOS.  Very popular among educational and research institutions as well as in business and government.  Using R can be challenging for beginners; we recommend you use RStudio or R commander as a “front-end” program for running R.
RStudio Becoming a very popular interface for using R.  It can either run on your desktop or on a server that is accessed through a browser.
R Commander A basic statistics Graphical User Interface (GUI) for R.  Has drop-down windows for many of the most common statistical procedures in R.