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    cTrader Free Market Data Import Tool

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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.
    (OS) Type: Windows & Mac OS Compatible
    Current version: 1.0.0
    Updated: Friday, 9 June 2023
    Author: ClickAlgo Team

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    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.





    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

    Merging of data files is disabled on the free version.


    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


    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.


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    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


    How To Install

    First, make sure you have the cTrader trading platform installed and then simply unzip the file and double-click on it to automatically install onto the platform.


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