The R package rxylib provides and access to the C++ library xylib by wrapping the library using Rcpp. For supported data formats see https://github.com/wojdyr/xylib.

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i. Requirements

ii. Install the package (development version)

To install the stable version from CRAN, simply run the following from an R console:


To install the latest development builds directly from GitHub, run


To install a developer build other than 'master', replace the term 'master' in the code line by the name of the wanted developer build.


Please note that the package uses two different licences

Package rxylib license

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

Library xylib license

The library itself is NOT part of the GPL-3 license conditions of the package and available under LGPL license conditions only cf. https://github.com/wojdyr/xylib