How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from SAS to R in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your SAS code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting R code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between SAS and R

SyntaxSAS has a verbose and structured syntax.R has a concise and flexible syntax.
ParadigmSAS is primarily a procedural language.R is primarily a functional language, but also supports procedural and object-oriented programming.
TypingSAS is a statically typed language.R is a dynamically typed language.
PerformanceSAS is known for its high performance and scalability.R can be slower than SAS for large datasets and complex operations.
Libraries and frameworksSAS has a large and comprehensive set of built-in libraries and frameworks.R has a vast collection of user-contributed libraries and frameworks available through CRAN and other repositories.
Community and supportSAS has a smaller but dedicated community with strong corporate support.R has a large and active community with strong academic and open-source support.
Learning curveSAS has a steeper learning curve due to its verbose syntax and complex environment.R has a relatively gentle learning curve due to its concise syntax and user-friendly environment.