How to test an advisor / indicator

How to download a Demo product from the SoftimoTrade website?

Each product can be tested in the strategy tester before buying. To download the demo version of the advisor, you first need to register on the website or log in to your personal account.

To download the product, click the “Download Demo”

If you are not registered, a registration form will appear in front of you. Fill in the required information.

After successful authorization, return to the product page and click “Download Demo”

The test version of the product will instantly download to your device.

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Demo version download

Every product sold on the site can be tested before purchasing.

To do this, simply download the demo version of the program on the product page; to install and run, you will need to enable auto-trading and enable DLL imports.

How to do this is written in this article https://softimotrade.com/en/how-install/

Every product sold on the site can be tested before purchasing.

To do this, simply download the demo version of the program on the product page.

Next, place the file in the desired folder as shown in this article.

 https://softimotrade.com/ru/how-install/

Then you can run the program in the strategy tester and test it.

After a successful test, for trading on a real account, you can purchase the product you like on the site by purchasing, or get a free license as part of an affiliate program.

How to install an Expert Advisor / Indicator / Script in the MetaTrader 4/5 terminal

After the file gets into the LC, you need to download the archive with the advisor or indicator and place it in the desired folder in the MetaTrader terminal.

How to transfer the Expert Advisor file to the MetaTrader terminal

How to transfer the Expert Advisor file to the MetaTrader terminal

How to transfer the Expert Advisor file to the MetaTrader terminal

Before starting to work with an Expert Advisor, be sure to enable DLL import and auto-trading in the terminal settings.

This can be done by selecting the section Service-> Settings in the upper panel of the terminal.

Next, go to the Expert Advisors section and check the box next to Allow DLL imports and Auto-trading

All now you can test the advisor Press CTRL + R in the strategy tester window, select:

  • testing range
  • assets
  • advisor you want to test
  • press the start button

What if the test fails to run?

There are several main reasons:

If you have MT4, then before starting the test, you need to download the history of the tested instrument.

To do this, press F2 and download the entire available quote history for the desired instrument by clicking the Download button

If the problem is with MT5 terminal, restart the terminal and open the chart of the instrument you want to test. After opening the desired chart, rewind the chart to the very first historical data available for this instrument. Then open the strategy tester again and run the test.

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