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MultiCharts trading platform is award-winning trading software. Whether you are a new trader or a professional, MultiCharts has features that may help you achieve your trading goals. High-definition charting, built-in indicators and strategies, one-click trading from chart and DOM, high-precision backtesting, brute-force and genetic optimization, automated execution and support for EasyLanguage scripts are all key tools at your disposal. The freedom of choice has been the driving idea behind MultiCharts as you can see in the wide choice of supported data feeds and brokers. Choose your trading method, test it, and start trading with any supported broker you like—that's the advantage of MultiCharts.

Intro video to MultiCharts

MultiCharts User Manual (PDF)

MultiCharts .NET

MultiCharts .NET combines best features of MultiCharts with robust potential of the .NET framework.

The main difference between MultiCharts .NET and regular MultiCharts is the ability to develop in .NET languages, such as C# and VB.NET. Any IDE can be used to create scripts from the built-in editor to Notepad++. A very tight integration with Visual Studio makes that IDE a perfect choice.

Here are a few features in MultiCharts .NET that are not available in regular MultiCharts:

  1. Access all data from Scripts, for instruments that are not even charted.
  2. Create custom toolbars.
  3. Draw objects using GDI.
  4. Access to all information in Order and Position Tracker from scripts.

Watch a short intro video to get an overview of the .NET Editor and the tight integration we created with Visual Studio. Remember, you can choose between 32 and 64-bit versions for the one that best fits your needs.

The descriptions of the features common to MC.NET and regular MultiCharts (i.e. charting, manual and auto trading, data management etc.) can be found below.

The PowerLanguage .NET Help file with descriptions of all of the functions is located in the PowerLanguage .NET Editor itself and can be downloaded here (you may need to unblock the .chm file to be able to see its content: right-click on the file, click Properties and click Unblock on the General tab, then click Apply).

The MultiCharts .NET Programming Guide describing the process of creating and applying studies in MultiCharts .NET can be found here.

MultiCharts .NET Starter Edition

MultiCharts .NET Starter Edition is a FREE version of our award-winning trading platform MultiCharts .NET.

MultiCharts .NET Starter Edition is the best currently available free trading platform. This software was designed for beginner traders to ease the burden of buying expensive software when you are just starting out. MultiCharts .NET Starter Edition offers all features of MultiCharts .NET, including LIVE TRADING capabilities (chart, DOM and automated), best charting in the industry, advanced strategy development capabilities in C# and Visual Basic, integration with Visual Studio, high-precision tick-by-tick strategy and portfolio backtesting, extremely fast optimization and more, with the limitation of using only two (2) symbols at a time(only two symbols in the database). MultiCharts .NET Starter Edition is FREE. Beware of any scams that try to charge for this software. If you paid someone for MultiCharts .NET Starter Edition, let us know immediately through our Website. Always download the latest version from our official website.

Hundreds of existing features in MultiCharts .NET Starter Edition include:

  1. Volume Delta, Cumulative Delta and Volume Profile
  2. Candle, Kagi, Renko, Line Break, Point & Figure, Line Break chart types
  3. C# and Visual Basic Programming Language
  4. Best in the industry Strategy Backtesting and Algorithmic Trading
  5. Fast Manual Trading and DOM
  6. Portfolio Backtesting
  7. 100+ Broker Connections

What is the MultiCharts Wiki?

This is the central place for accumulated knowledge about the MultiCharts platform, contributed to by both traders and developers. Forum discussions are not easy to search while here, with the help our community, we will create a comprehensive database of articles, tips, frequent questions, and discussions. The entire MultiCharts Help section has been moved here, so it can be quickly searched and accessible from anywhere.

We have decided to maintain only online help materials in order to follow the "Be green - keep it on the screen" principle. Therefore, a printer-friendly manual is not provided.

How It Works

Just like regular Wikipedia, MCWiki articles will have fact-based content and users can edit pages. Our staff will look over recent changes and maintain the integrity of the content. Community editors are welcome to help. This tool is for our users and it is only as good as the content you help us create. To combat spam, only authorized users can make changes to the Wiki. If you want to be a contributor, please send a request to with your Wiki login, and we will authorize the userID to make changes.

Editing CheatSheet shows basic tags to edit content. To Edit a page, simply click Edit in the top right-hand corner. Choose Show Preview after adding content, and if everything looks good, click Save.

Beginners Guide to MultiCharts

Here are some helpful links:


Help(8 C, 9 P)
FAQ(54 P)

.NET Programming Guide

Indicators and signals for MultiCharts .NET can be written using the C# and VB.NET programming languages. The following information requires that the reader has basic knowledge of any of the C# or VB.NET programming languages. If not, then we recommend reviewing the following reference before continuing.

This Programming Guide describes the process of creating and applying studies in MultiCharts .NET. Description of all PowerLanguage .NET methods and classes can be found in Power Language .NET Help (in PoweLanguage .NET main menu select Help and click PowerLanguage .NET Help).

PowerLanguage Keyword Reference

PowerLanguage is an advanced programming environment for creating technical analysis indicators and trading strategies for the MultiCharts trading platform. PowerLanguage offers the sophisticated features sought after by experts while still maintaining an easy learning curve for beginners.

PowerLanguageKeywords(40 C)
Accounts & Positions(14 P)
Alerts(4 P)
ArrowDrawing(47 P)
Attributes(6 P)
Colors(24 P)
Comparisons and Loops(23 P)
DateTime(2 P)
Declaration(28 P)
DLL Calling(34 P)
DOM(7 P)
Dynamic Arrays(19 P)
Execution Control(14 P)
Expert Commentary(6 P)
Math and Trig(29 P)
MouseClickEvents(6 P)
Output(8 P)
Plotting(14 P)
Quote Fields(36 P)
Sessions(18 P)
Skip Words(14 P)
Strategy Events(8 P)
Strategy Orders(34 P)
Strategy Performance(33 P)
Strategy Position(47 P)
Strategy Properties(5 P)
Text Drawing(45 P)
Text Manipulation(13 P)
TPO(12 P)
Trendline Drawing(65 P)