End-of-Day Stocks and indexes data from the internet
iDownloader V. 5.0
(Last updated on 1 Sep 2010)
What is iDownloader?
How is the data format?
iDownloader is a freeware offered to Time
Trader Charting Software users
It is designed to help users download end-of-day stock, index and forex data
Downloadable stock price data includes: US, Canada, UK,
Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, India
These data are made available and freely accessible to public from websites
in the internet
Data would be automatically converted, rearranged and stored as individual
price data file in ASCII format for the use of charting software, e.g.
Trader Charting Software.
How can the downloaded data be maintained?
Data format: "yyyymmdd",open, high, low, close, Turnover and volume.
Data files would be placed in directories as specified by the software.
The item name is the file name of that item.
Every time you press the "Update" button, the program would retrieve
data to update your data files to the latest trading day.
This is not a data re-distribution service.
The program routine helps users retrieve public data on their own.
The programmer does not guarantee the continuous availability of the
data source and the accuracy and reliability of the data downloaded.
(After download, click on the self-extracting setup file to install.
After installation, users will be required to login with a password before
using idownloader. The password will be given the Time Trader Charting
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Some tips when installing the new
1. uninstall old version before installation of new version.
2.If data files are corrupted, delete old data directory and files at
c:\data\ before start up the new version program.
When start up the program, the program will create the data directory again.
3. If you have installed fire wall, it may stop the program to create new
data directory or files. You may need to disable it when you install the
program. After the program started up successfully, you may enable the fire wall
4. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, you need to set your User Account Control (UAC) to lowest level before installation. To check this, go to Start Menu, enter UAC in the search box and you can go to the UAC menu.