Follow the process outlined below to install NinjaTrader on your PC. To view minimum system requirements or recommended PC specifications, see the Minimum System Requirements page.
|1.||If you do not have the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 installed on your PC please download and install it from here.|
|3.||Firewall Software – NinjaTrader contacts our license server on application start up for license key validation. If you have a firewall, spyware or other such software running on your PC, please ensure that you grant NinjaTrader permission to access the internet or you may receive an invalid or license expired message.|
|4.||Platform Activation for Live Trading – If you registered to use the free simulation version you can skip this step.|
|o||A license key to activate live trading is sent via email within minutes from the time you complete your purchase (check your junk/spam folder if you have not received it)|
|o||Start NinjaTrader, select the menu Help > License Key within the Control Center and enter your license key|
|5.||Once the installation is complete, please review the appropriate Connection Guide to establish a connection to your broker or market data feed service provider|