freecurrencyapi is the official package for accessing
currency conversion data from freecurrencyapi.com. The API
requires a registered API key. You can register an API key here. The full API
documentation can be found here
After registering your API key, set your API key locally by calling
the helper function
freecurrencyapi_api_key() or by
Sys.setenv(FREECURRENCYAPI_API_KEY = <key>).
get_latest_exchange_rates() to retrieve the most
recent exchange rates. By default,
USD is set as
base_currency. For API keys related to the free plan, data
is updated daily, for premium plans up to minutely.
get_supported_currencies to retrieve a list of all
currencies that are supported by the API.
get_api_status()- can be used to check whether the API is available. Requests do not count towards your monthly request volume. Information about your API key are provided.
get_latest_exchange_rates()- provides you with the latest exchange rates.
get_supported_currencies()- provides a list of all currencies that are supported by the API.
get_historical_exchange_rates()- provides exchange rate for a historical exchange rates for a given date.
Please read our API documentation for all information.