FTX Data Plugin

Crypto spot/futures realtime data in Amibroker

General Information About The Plugin

FTX Data Plugin provides cryptocurrency data from FTX Exchange.

Minimum supported version of Amibroker is 5.27

Plugin doesn't support Windows XP

With standard settings bar time provided is in UTC time zone.

Lowest supported interval is 1m.

In a FREE version candles are updated only on a new minute start (due to how FTX API works).

Plugin Installation

1. Copy both FTXDataPlugin.dll to C:\Program Files (x86)\Amibroker\Plugins (or to corresponding x64 directory for 64-bit dll)

2. Close Amibroker (if it was open) and start again

Amibroker Database Configuration:

  1. File -> New -> Database
  2. Enter database name (for example: 'FTXData1H') and uncheck 'Load database at startup'
  3. Press 'Create'
  4. As a Data Source choose 'FTX Data Plugin'
  5. Enter number of bars - 100.000 minimum, for 1min interval it is better to set more, like 200-300 thousands
  6. Choose desired interval - like 1h
  7. Press 'OK'

You can find more detailed information about Database Settings and Intraday Settings here. Intraday to EOD compression is described here. Global Intraday settings are described here (in 'Intraday tab' section).

After entering the symbol available on FTX, like 'BTC/USDT', and confirming that you want to add this symbol to the database, in a short moment chart should be populated with data for the chosen symbol.

Backfilling Historical Data

To extend historical data double-click on a chart while holding <Ctrl><Shift> key combination.

Potential discrepancies between realtime data and historical data on FTX website

Trade data provided by the FTX Exchange is based on non-trading prices, which results in discrepancies between realtime data and historical data visible on the FTX website.

FREE Version

Free Version of the FTX Data Plugin can be downloaded here (32-bit version) and here (64-bit version)

Free Version expires periodically - in this case just download the newest version from the links above and replace your current DLL.

Free Version offers no support, there is no realtime functionality, and only supports pairs vs USDT.

Contact: amitoolbox@gmail.com