AMS NinjaTrader 8 Setup
Welcome to AMS and thank you for signing up!
We will guide you through the process on how to setup your charts
for the 1st time. Please carefully read the instruction below.
After signing up the installer will be available right away, if you missed it you can find it over here: Software download / License key area
The installer will automatically put all the files in the right place,
ready for you to use. There is nothing you have to do, but to
activate the product.
The installer will guide you through the steps below and the Licensing app wil run automatically. That is where you can fill out your license key to activate the product. You only have to do this once. With the AMS licensing app you can easily deactivate your license to use on any other computer, whenever you like.
After successful activation you can
start NT8. Recommended: 64-bit version.
Using footprint data will require use of the Tick Replay option. This is needed to get the most detailed information from your datafeed.
You only have to turn this on once.
1. Tools > Options
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2. Category > Market data > Show Tick Replay
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After you did that go to:
- New > Chart, in the NinjaTrader 8 menu.
- This will open a new window where you can select the instrument and template.
- First select the instrument you want to use and then select at the top right dropdown select the template file you want to use that is installed automatically.
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Depending on the type of template file you also want to set the right type of periodicity.
Initially it will be on a 1 minute chart.
For DeltaPrint use we always recommend using the AMS RevBars.
ES: 6-8 tick Reveral
NQ: 10-12 tick Reveral
The “best” option will depend on volatility and you need to check the Tick Replay option.
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