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    cTrader Backtesting - Historical Market Data Converter


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    The cTrader historical backtest data converter will convert any free market data file you download using the online widget to be imported into cTraders cAlgo platform. This is can give you much more historical data to test your automated strategies. * FREE limited feature version also available *
    £14.99
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    FREE MARKET DATA FOR BACKTESTING

    This tool is useful for traders who have automated trading systems using the cTrader trading platform and need to test their strategy with much more data so that they capture as many market conditions as possible. Click on the link below to find out how to download the free market data.

     

    ctrader getting started

    Download Historical Data from Ducascopy

    "THE FIRST THING YOU NEED TO DO IS DOWNLOAD THE HISTORICAL DATA"

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD FREE HISTORICAL MARKET DATA

     

    How to Convert The Data for cTrader?

    There are just 3 steps to convert the market data files you downloaded using the Ducascopy widget.

     

    Step 1

    Click on the source file button and browse to the Ducascopy market data file you downloaded.

     

    cTrader Import Market Data

     

    Step 2

    Once the file has been imported and formatted ready for the conversion, you can select the export folder path. By default, the name of the file to be exported will be the symbol name and current date. You can change the name of the file to anything you want, but do not forget to append the .csv

     

    cTrader Export Market Data

     

    Due to the limitations of downloading large files with a web browser using the Ducascopy widget on the data download page, it is best to download 2 yrs. worth of data at a time and merging them into one large data file. We have included a checkbox so that you can append data files to the master data file.

     

    Step 3

    The last step is to simply click on the Convert button, there may be a slight delay of up to a minute while it loads all the data, please be patient and when it is loaded you will see the progress of all the data being converted.

     

     cTrader Convert Market Data

     

    Once the conversion starts you will see how many rows in total there are in the CSV file together with how many rows have been converted, you can stop the conversion at any time. once the conversion is complete you can open the published folder by just clicking on the link "Open Publish Folder"

     

    Sample Exported CSV Data Ready for cTrader

    the image below shows a sample exported CSV file for EURUSD with 1 min data.

    cTrader Sample Market Data Import

     

    How To Import The Data Into cAlgo?

    If you have just downloaded the file above and want to run it as a backtest using the cAlgo trading platform just click on the link below to find out how.

    Find Out How to Import Historical Data Files Into cAlgo 

     

      Watch A Video Demonstration

    "To watch the videos full screen, just start playing the video and click on the bottom right icon"

    The video has been uploaded to 1080p High Quality, so do not forget to set your U-Tube video quality to 1080p HD. 

     

    Product Help & Support

    If you need help with installation and getting started with this trading system then please visit the product support page first.

    Visit The Product Support Page

     

     Helpdesk

    If you cannot find the help you need on the product support page then submit a support ticket.

    Submit a Support Ticket

    FREE MARKET DATA FOR BACKTESTING

    This tool is useful for traders who have automated trading systems using the cTrader trading platform and need to test their strategy with much more data so that they capture as many market conditions as possible. Click on the link below to find out how to download the free market data.

     

    ctrader getting started

    Download Historical Data from Ducascopy

    "THE FIRST THING YOU NEED TO DO IS DOWNLOAD THE HISTORICAL DATA"

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD FREE HISTORICAL MARKET DATA

     

    How to Convert The Data for cTrader?

    There are just 3 steps to convert the market data files you downloaded using the Ducascopy widget.

     

    Step 1

    Click on the source file button and browse to the Ducascopy market data file you downloaded.

     

    cTrader Import Market Data

     

    Step 2

    Once the file has been imported and formatted ready for the conversion, you can select the export folder path. By default, the name of the file to be exported will be the symbol name and current date. You can change the name of the file to anything you want, but do not forget to append the .csv

     

    cTrader Export Market Data

     

    Due to the limitations of downloading large files with a web browser using the Ducascopy widget on the data download page, it is best to download 2 yrs. worth of data at a time and merging them into one large data file. We have included a checkbox so that you can append data files to the master data file.

     

    Step 3

    The last step is to simply click on the Convert button, there may be a slight delay of up to a minute while it loads all the data, please be patient and when it is loaded you will see the progress of all the data being converted.

     

     cTrader Convert Market Data

     

    Once the conversion starts you will see how many rows in total there are in the CSV file together with how many rows have been converted, you can stop the conversion at any time. once the conversion is complete you can open the published folder by just clicking on the link "Open Publish Folder"

     

    Sample Exported CSV Data Ready for cTrader

    the image below shows a sample exported CSV file for EURUSD with 1 min data.

    cTrader Sample Market Data Import

     

    How To Import The Data Into cAlgo?

    If you have just downloaded the file above and want to run it as a backtest using the cAlgo trading platform just click on the link below to find out how.

    Find Out How to Import Historical Data Files Into cAlgo 

     

      Watch A Video Demonstration

    "To watch the videos full screen, just start playing the video and click on the bottom right icon"

    The video has been uploaded to 1080p High Quality, so do not forget to set your U-Tube video quality to 1080p HD. 

     

    Product Help & Support

    If you need help with installation and getting started with this trading system then please visit the product support page first.

    Visit The Product Support Page

     

     Helpdesk

    If you cannot find the help you need on the product support page then submit a support ticket.

    Submit a Support Ticket

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