The Tradovate platform comes with Market Replay built-in, including full market depth and trading capabilities. Market Replay is included in the 2-week free trial and can be subscribed to with any of the Tradovate membership plans.
To launch Market Replay in Tradovate, click on the Application Settings icon in the top right corner of the platform:
Click the Add-On Tools tab and click Activate More Add-Ons:
If you would like to have Market Replay access in your 2-week free trial, you would just need to select Activate.
To see the price of Market Replay outside of the 2-week trial, please visit our pricing page.
You will then see a confirmation message:
Once agreed and confirmed, you can open Market Replay by returning to the login screen. Enter your username and password and then select the Market Replay button:
Enter the start date and time you would like the replay to begin, how fast you would like the market to be played back, the initial balance of the equity to trade with during the session and click Start Replay:
You will now see that you have a new “replay” account number and the balance has been updated:
You will also see that the chart and quotes/DOM data is showing action from the selected start date and time:
You can see a new area in the header of the platform that displays the time and the speed at which it is replaying:
You can click the dropdown on this area to pause, adjust the speed, view the date and time currently being displayed or close and exit the replay:
It is important to note that market replay on many other platforms is limited to the best bid and offer, Tradovate shows the complete market depth and includes trading capabilities. This is very valuable to check your trading methodology on actual historic market movements.