After the download is complete, the installer will open automatically and ask you whether to install it. If the current macOS is higher than macOS High Sierra, you should decline. Otherwise, the installer will be deleted.
i had the same problem, what helpedme was to change the date of my computer to a time that high sierra was the default os/x version. using the link given here brought me straight to the download and it was in the application folder to use. no problems whatsoever.
If the update isn't waiting for you in the App Store, search for "high sierra" and it should pop right up. Or try clicking the Apple icon in the top-left of your display, clicking About This Mac and then clicking the Software Update button, which will open the Mac App Store app and prompt it to check for the update. You can track the progress of your download on the Purchased tab of the Mac App Store.
This 2017 OS of Apple developed to run Mac computers has made its name with improved performance and technical features. It is the 14th major Mac OS released with the high Sierra relating to the High Sierra region in California. The OS grossed over million downloads during the time of its release. This particular version of Mac OS has a lot of new features that developed the OS making it one of the best Mac OSes.
I showed you how to download the macOS installer through the Mojave Mac App store. The thing is, a better way to download the full installer exists and is called installinstallmacos.py. I was going to explain how to use installinstallmacos.py here but now realize the topic deserves a full article. I did not even get into hardware specific (Forked) builds. As you can see we have a lot to go over, so stay tuned. I will put the link here when complete.
Package binaries for R versions older than 3.2.0 are only available from the CRAN archive so users of such versions should adjust the CRAN mirror setting ( -archive.r-project.org) accordingly.R 4.2.2 "Innocent and Trusting" released on 2022/10/31 Please check the integrity of the downloaded package by checking the signature: pkgutil --check-signature R-4.2.2.pkg in the Terminal application. If Apple tools are not avaiable you can check the SHA1 checksum of the downloaded image: openssl sha1 R-4.2.2.pkgLatest release:R-4.2.2-arm64.pkg (notarized and signed)SHA1-hash: c3bb657ca6912b9b98e254f63434a365da26848f(ca. 86MB) for M1 and higher Macs only! R 4.2.2 binary for macOS 11 (Big Sur) and higher, Apple silicon arm64 build, signed and notarized package. Contains R 4.2.2 framework, R.app GUI 1.79 for Apple silicon Macs (M1 and higher), Tcl/Tk 8.6.12 X11 libraries and Texinfo 6.8. Important: this version does NOT work on older Intel-based Macs - see below for Intel version.macOS Ventura users: there is a known bug in Ventura, if the installation fails, move the downloaded file away from the Downloads folder (e.g., to your home or Desktop)
This release uses Xcode 13.1 and experimental GNU Fortran 12 arm64 fork. If you wish to compile R packages which contain Fortran code, you may need to download GNU Fortran for arm64 from -project.org/tools. Any external libraries and tools are expected to live in /opt/R/arm64 to not conflict with Intel-based software and this build will not use /usr/local to avoid such conflicts (see the tools page for more details). R-4.2.2.pkg (notarized and signed)SHA1-hash: 99b8d184f855e630ac950ca4e62cb7fc9a1f7b2e(ca. 87MB) for Intel Macs R 4.2.2 binary for macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) and higher, Intel 64-bit (older Macs) build, signed and notarized package. Contains R 4.2.2 framework, R.app GUI 1.79 in 64-bit for Intel Macs, Tcl/Tk 8.6.6 X11 libraries and Texinfo 6.7. The latter two components are optional and can be ommitted when choosing "custom install", they are only needed if you want to use the tcltk R package or build package documentation from sources.Note: the use of X11 (including tcltk) requires XQuartz to be installed (version 2.7.11 or later) since it is no longer part of macOS. Always re-install XQuartz when upgrading your macOS to a new major version.This release supports Intel Macs, but it is also known to work using Rosetta2 on M1-based Macs. For native Apple silicon arm64 binary see above.Important: this release uses Xcode 12.4 and GNU Fortran 8.2. If you wish to compile R packages from sources, you may need to download GNU Fortran 8.2 - see the tools directory. NEWS (for Mac GUI)News features and changes in the R.app Mac GUIMac-GUI-1.78.tar.gz SHA1-hash: 23b3c41b7eb771640fd504a75e5782792dddb2bcSources for the R.app GUI 1.78 for macOS. 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Contains R 3.3.3 framework, R.app GUI 1.69 in 64-bit for Intel Macs, Tcl/Tk 8.6.0 X11 libraries and Texinfo 5.2. The latter two components are optional and can be ommitted when choosing "custom install", it is only needed if you want to use the tcltk R package or build package documentation from sources.Note: the use of X11 (including tcltk) requires XQuartz to be installed since it is no longer part of OS X. Always re-install XQuartz when upgrading your OS X to a new major version. R-3.2.1-snowleopard.pkgMD5-hash: 58fe9d01314d9cb75ff80ccfb914fd65SHA1-hash: be6e91db12bac22a324f0cb51c7efa9063ece0d0(ca. 68MB)R 3.2.1 legacy binary for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) - 10.8 (Mountain Lion), signed package. Contains R 3.2.1 framework, R.app GUI 1.66 in 64-bit for Intel Macs.This package contains the R framework, 64-bit GUI (R.app), Tcl/Tk 8.6.0 X11 libraries and Texinfop 5.2. 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