Can TradeInterceptor Replace MetaTrader For Desktop Forex Charting?

by Hugh Kimura on October 4, 2012 · 4 comments · Trade Well


Hello everyone, I hope your trading is going well this week.  In my quest to completely stop using Windows on my computer, I am going to review the desktop charting software called TradeInterceptor.  A few months back, I reviewed the TradeInterceptor mobile app and it has become my favorite app for forex charting.

The desktop version of TradeInterceptor is the only free contender to Metatrader that I know about right now.  Sure, there are other great trading, charting and backtesting platforms out there…but you have to put up some money to get them.  When it comes to $FREE.99, Metatrader has been the gold standard for a long time.

But TradeInterceptor promises a couple of distinct advantages.  First, it can be run on Windows, OS X and Linux.  Second, it promises manual backtesting capability.  Metatrader does automated backtesting, but you have to get Forex Tester to do manual backtesting.

Anyway, I recently installed it and here are my initial impressions…

Do you know of any free Metatrader alternatives?  Let us know by commenting below…

 

 

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About The Author: Hugh Kimura
Hi, I'm Hugh Kimura and my mission is provide you with the very best information about trading and living better through research and my own personal experience. You can also follow me on Twitter and Google+. Note: All information is for entertainment and education only and is not investment or trading advice.


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