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Installation Instructions for Seurat

  1. Install R (v >= 3.3). We recommend using R 3.4.1
  2. Recommended : Install R Studio

If you have installed a previous version of Seurat, restart your R session before loading the new version.

Install from CRAN

Seurat is now available on CRAN for all platforms. To install, run:

# Enter commands in R (or R studio, if installed)


If you see the warning message below, enter y:

package which is only available in source form, and may need compilation of C/C++/Fortran: 'Seurat'
Do you want to attempt to install these from sources?

As an alternative to CRAN installation of the official release, you can install the development of Seurat using instructions here