What is a .RPROJ File And How To Open It – The R Project for Statistical Computing (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .rproj extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .rproj file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .RPROJ file?

The file extension .RPROJ is from R Project.The developer of this file extension is The R Project for Statistical Computing. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .rproj file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .RPROJ file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .RPROJ file on various operating systems.

How to open a .RPROJ file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .rproj file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the RStudio software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is RStudio.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .RPROJ file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the RStudio software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .RPROJ file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .rproj file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the RStudio software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is RStudio.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .RPROJ file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the RStudio software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .RPROJ file on Linux

To open the .rproj file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the RStudio software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use RStudio software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .RPROJ file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the RStudio software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .RPROJ file?

If you are still unable to open the .RPROJ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .RPROJ file.rps – Autodesk, .rpt – SAP, .rpt – Acclivity Group, .rptr – RafflePrinter.com, .rptr – SAP. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .RPROJ file with the RStudio program on Windows, RStudio program on Mac and RStudio software on Linux.