analysis & visualization GUI for MCMC

ShinyStan provides visual and numerical summaries of model parameters and convergence diagnostics for MCMC simulations.

ShinyStan can be used to explore the output of any MCMC program (including but not limited to Stan, JAGS, BUGS, MCMCPack, NIMBLE, emcee, and SAS).

ShinyStan is coded in R using the Shiny web application framework (RStudio).


Visit for vignettes/tutorials, function documentation, and other information about the package.

Download and Get Started

The shinystan R package, documentation, and examples are available from CRAN.


Source Code and Issue Tracker

ShinyStan’s source code and issue tracker are hosted by GitHub.


ShinyStan is open-source licensed under the