QCollector Expert
Screenshot Fast data downloader for DTN IQFeed. Download market history data for stocks, futures, options, forex and indexes. QCollector Expert saves the downloaded data to files on your computer where they can then be used by other trading programs for
  • Technical analysis
  • Charting and scanning
  • Building and testing trading systems
  • Analysis in Microsoft Excel, Matlab, Trading Solutions, and other advanced programs.

Key Features
  • Download and save historical price data for any ticker symbol on the IQFeed servers. All record formats are supported: Tick trade records, intra-day minute bars, daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Bring your data files up to date at any time with the click of a button. QCollector Expert always knows how much data to download to bring your data files up to date.
  • Save your data in ASCII text format or in the popular MetaStock data format for compatibility with most trading programs.
  • Create portfolios of securities to simplify file management tasks. Create unlimited data files and types in each portfolio.
  • Import custom symbol lists to create new data files in your portfolios.
  • Update data files continuously in real-time with QCollector Expert real-time updates. Set the update frequency to run as often as every five seconds on hundreds of data files. QCollector Expert uses real-time streaming data from IQFeed to update the data files on every timed udpate cycle.
  • Schedule tasks to have QCollector Expert update selected portfolios, start real-time udpates, or automatically bring all your data files up to date once per day.
  • User-friendly interface.

New Features in QCollector Expert
New feature Faster Downloads! Optimized for each computer. A faster CPU means faster downloads.
New feature Docking Windows Arrange the program windows for greatest visibility and ease of use.
New feature Custom Layouts Save and load program layouts for special tasks.
New feature Unlimited file size Add new data to your ASCII data files without limit. Great for tick data files.
New feature Portfolio Time Zones Save data records with timestamps converted to any time zone. Every QCollector Expert portfolio has its own time zone property for the data files it manages. Daylight time changes are handled automatically according to the time zone settings.
New feature New sorting and selection options for portfolios Multiple selection. Sort on any column in the Portfolio View.
New feature New tick data fields More options for saving tick data.
New feature Execute a command when download completes Set the command parameters and QCollector will run a program or batch file when the download is finished.
New feature Start and stop downloads at any time Data collection can be paused and restarted at any time. Add or remove items from the collection list while stopped or while the download is running.
New feature Add tick data items to any ASCII portfolio No special portfolios required for tick data files.
New feature New Task Scheduler Compatible with Windows 7 and Vista.
New feature NinjaTrader Compatible Data Format! Download and save data in a format compatible with NinjaTrader's Historical Data Import command. Tick, minute bars and daily history are all supported. Read more about QCollector and NinjaTrader
New feature Many other improvements in memory and resource usage, portfolio options, and data history download features.


Microsoft Windows
A subscription to DTN IQFeed
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