About RKWard

RKWard is an easy to use and easily extensible IDE/GUI for R. It aims to combine the power of the R-language with the ease of use of commercial statistics tools.

RKWard’s features include:

RKWard’s features can be extended by plugins, and it’s all free software.



User Documentation

Documentation Section


Mission Statement


RKWard is developed by a team of volunteers:


RKWard is an open project, and there are no clear boundaries between authors and contributors. However RKWard would not be near its current state without the work of these people:


Further contributors in alphabetical order:

Many more people on our mailinglists. Sorry, if we forgot to list you. Please contact us to get added.


You are free to use, modify, and distribute RKWard under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence Version 2 or later. A copy of this license should be included in all downloads.