Please click the “Start Test” button and you will see the candles on a chart. You can check a detailed instruction in the Start Testing guide
If you still see the No Data message, please download the data for all currency pairs again.
In Forex Tester 4, you will not have this issue. The new version allows you to check whether you have enough data for all the symbols selected for a new project. If the data is not enough, you can download it or choose another option.
The indicators that we offer in Forex Tester are usually enough for any basic strategy. If you still want to add an indicator or expert advisor (EA) from MetaTrader 4 that is not on our list, you need to convert it from the .mql format to the .dll format suitable for Forex Tester.
We have created a special tool for this very purpose – the MT4 to FT4 Converter that is already built into the Forex Tester 4 software.
You can convert the needed indicators/EAs via the “File” → “Install” → “Install New Indicator/Strategy/Script” menu.
Please follow this link to get more information about our Converter tool .
In case you want to create your own strategy, we offer you to try our Visual Strategy Builder – a simple tool for creating expert advisors without coding skills required: tools.forextester.com
The indicators that we offer in Forex Tester are usually enough for any basic strategy. If you still need to add an indicator from MT4 that is not on our list, you need to convert it from .mql to .dll format.
The conversion is not very difficult because our API is very similar to MQL.
You can find API files in C:\ForexTester\Examples\Indicators folder.
Please see more information about API in Forex Tester → Help → Indicators API
Also, you can search for the indicators at Forex Tester forum, we provide many indicators there. As soon as you have the required indicator in .dll format, add it into Forex Tester via File → Install → Install New Indicator menu.
The Hardware ID on your computer has probably changed due to some reason (for example, you changed hardware or re-installed the OS). Do not worry! We will create a new registration key for you for free.
Please follow these steps to re-register the program:
This instruction is accurate for Forex Tester 2 only. You will not have this issue in Forex Tester 3 and Forex Tester 4 as these versions are not attached to the computer and you can install them on a few computers with the same registration key. You’ll then be able to work on the computers in turns.
All our data is in GMT, so daily candles close at 0:00 GMT.
If you need to change the time zone in Forex Tester 3, please set up the “Time zone” parameter to “GMT+2” (or “GMT+3”) when creating a new project:
GMT+2 shift is set during the winter daylight saving time.
GMT+3 works for the summer daylight saving time.
The time zone parameter change will allow you to see New York session candles. This will also remove the weekends data automatically.
The time zone parameter change will allow you to see the New York session candles. This will also remove the weekends data automatically.
In Forex Tester 4, you can select the needed session close time while creating a new project. There are 5 options to select from:
To adjust your time settings, please go to “New Project” → find the “Time zone” section (the last window of the project creating form) → select the time zone you need.
In the same section, you can enable/disable Daylight Saving Time (DST). Just choose one of the variants: No DST; US DST; European DST; Australian DST.
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