Third party software available for CRAN Windows services

CRAN offers to build, link and check packages with some selected third party software under Windows. To allow for that, the CRAN build machine for Windows (as well as the on-demand service available at have some third party software products installed which is reflected by the environment and make variables listed below.

Please also read the ReadMe files in the repository corresponding to your version of R for more information about availability of binary package for R for Windows.

Sources for (some) of the mentioned software products are available from or

Environment and make variables

last change: May 30, 2013