INTUITIVE AND POWERFUL DESKTOP TRADING PLATFORM

Get access to professional functionality like leading edge indicators and drawing tools while trading off OANDA’s Advanced Charts.

Winner of world’s Best Retail FX Platform, eFX Awards 2016

ADVANCED CHARTING FEATURES

Analyze trends using a wide variety of leading edge indicators and drawing tools. Place, monitor, and close trades, including limit and stop orders, directly from OANDA’s Advanced Charts.

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Advanced Charting

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Identify trading opportunities by referencing technical chart patterns plus support and resistance levels. Look for opportunities using customized searches based on instrument, time frame, pattern type, and historical pattern quality.

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Technical Analysis

KEEP TRACK OF FOREX INDUSTRY NEWS

Access up-to-the-minute market news from leading news providers such as Dow Jones International, 4CAST, and UBS Analysis, free with your Live OANDA Account. Get insights and full-time market coverage from OANDA’s MarketPulse team.

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Marketpulse

MARKET TRANSPARENCY

Get access to CFD and forex market sentiment and view a snapshot of pending orders and current positions with innovative trading tools.

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Market Transparency

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Open a demo account to fine tune your trade strategies

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Losses can exceed investment

Download the trade platform on your choice of operating system

Operating System
LIVE Desktop Platform

NOTE: To use fxTrade Desktop for Windows, simply place the downloaded file on your desktop.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the technical requirements for OANDA’s Desktop trading platform (Both Demo & Trade)?

OANDA’s Desktop trading platform is available for Download on a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer.
In addition, the OANDA Desktop trading platform can be launched in your web browser using either Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Check the OANDA Technical Requirements to see all the details.
If you encounter problems running OANDA's Desktop trading platform in one of those web browsers, or are unable to launch the downloadable version, please run our Java Test to make sure your system has the minimum requirements. It is recommended that you install the latest version of Java that Oracle offers. Verify you have the latest version of Java.

Do I need an OANDA trading account to sign in and trade forex and CFDs on the desktop platform?

You will need a Live or Demo trading account to access the OANDA Desktop trading platform. Click here to sign-in, or open a trading account.

How do I download OANDA’s Desktop trading platform?

You can download launcher shortcuts for quick access to the OANDA Desktop trading platform on a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer. Download on your choice of operating systems.

I am trying to launch the OANDA Desktop trading platform in my web browser and it will not load. What should I do?

To launch the OANDA Desktop trading platform in your web browser, use either Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer web browser. If the issue persists, please follow our troubleshooting instructions.

What happens when I choose "Remember username"?

Your username will be saved and auto populated the next time you sign in to OANDA’s Desktop trading platform. However, you will still need to enter your password each time you want to access the OANDA trading platform.

Can I add more forex or CFD instruments to my Rates Panel?

To adjust the list of currency pairs or CFD instruments that appear in your Rates Panel, go to the “Rates” tab in your “User Preferences” and add or remove the applicable instruments, including currency pairs, precious metals, commodities, stock indices, and bond CFDs, you would like to trade.

How do I set up user preferences in OANDA’s Desktop trading platform?

To customize OANDA’s Desktop trading platform, click on the ‘Tools’ dropdown at the top of the platform and select ‘User Preferences’. From there you can customize the platform. For more details, visit the OANDA Help Portal.

What are the deposit options to fund my OANDA account?

Our deposit options vary based on the OANDA division with which you hold your account. Please check the relevant Deposit Funds with OANDA section for more details.

What are OANDA’s margin rules?

The OANDA platform supports margin trading, which means you can enter into positions larger than your account balance. OANDA margin rules vary based on the regulatory requirements applicable to the OANDA division with which you hold your account. Please select the applicable OANDA division to learn more details about OANDA Margin Rules.

Where do I find OANDA’s registration forms, legal and trading documentation?

OANDA’s registration forms, legal and trading documentation vary based on the OANDA division with which you hold your account. Please check the relevant Legal & Regulatory Documentation section for more details.

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INNOVATIVE TRADING TOOLS

We offer an advanced suite of intelligent analytical tools and apps to help you stay ahead of the curve.

† Disclaimer:

98% of trades executed by OANDA globally in 0.05669999 seconds August 2014 – August 2015. Data consists of all customer trades excluding trades triggered by pending orders such as take profit and stop loss orders.

Contracts for Difference (CFDs) or Precious Metals are NOT available to residents of the United States.

MT4 hedging capabilities are NOT available to residents of the United States.

Trading FX and/or CFDs on margin is high risk and not suitable for everyone. Losses can exceed investment.