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    cTrader Backtest Data Wizard - FREE Edition


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    The free limited cTrader historical backtest data converter will convert any free market data file you download using the online widget to be imported into the cTrader & cAlgo platform. This is can give you much more historical data to test your automated strategies.

    Limited to 50MB of market Data only which is about 1-year.

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    How to Import Free Market Data Into cTrader 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.

     

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

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD FREE HISTORICAL MARKET DATA

     

     How to Use The Data Converter

    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.

    backtest data import ctrader

    Find Out How to Import Historical Data Files Into cAlgo 

     

    The Free limited Feature Version

    We offer a free limited version download where you can try the software for as long as you want, the only difference between the paid version and the limited version is that your maximum import data file size is 30MB which will give you 1 yr of market data. Also, you will not be able to append new import data to create a single large historical market data file for the maximum years.

     

      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. 

     

    Do You Want The Full Unlimited Version?

    Please click on the link below if you wish to download the full-unlimited version of the data converter.

    Download Full Unlimited Version

     

    no tech support free downloads

    We do not offer technical support for FREE downloads, but if you feel there is a bug with the product please report it here

     

    How to Import Free Market Data Into cTrader 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.

     

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

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD FREE HISTORICAL MARKET DATA

     

     How to Use The Data Converter

    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.

    backtest data import ctrader

    Find Out How to Import Historical Data Files Into cAlgo 

     

    The Free limited Feature Version

    We offer a free limited version download where you can try the software for as long as you want, the only difference between the paid version and the limited version is that your maximum import data file size is 30MB which will give you 1 yr of market data. Also, you will not be able to append new import data to create a single large historical market data file for the maximum years.

     

      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. 

     

    Do You Want The Full Unlimited Version?

    Please click on the link below if you wish to download the full-unlimited version of the data converter.

    Download Full Unlimited Version

     

    no tech support free downloads

    We do not offer technical support for FREE downloads, but if you feel there is a bug with the product please report it here

     

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