Product core language is C#, so MetaTrader MQL indicators must be converted to it in order to make them work properly inside Forex Simulator. Fortunately, there is an easy way to do it.

All you need to do is to copy source mq4/mq5 files into a special folder. They will be automatically uploaded to a conversion server, then you will automatically get converted files back after the successfull conversion. If conversion fails for some reason, you will get a corresponding message.

Please note that the converter doesn't support compiled MetaTrader files (*.ex4/*.ex5). I'm not sure that it can handle them even in the future. It perfectly compiles MT4 files (*.mq4), MT5 support (*.mq5) will be added next week.

All communication between you and the server is encrypted with strong public/private key encryption algorithms which are absolutely safe. Even if somebody hacks a data exchange server, he will find just a list of encrypted files which will take thousands of years to decrypt. Moreover, the actual encryption password is randomly generated for each software installation which makes this task even harder. This password itself is encrypted with a public key which can be decrypted only with a secure private key which only the conversion server knows. The only person who can access your indicators is the author of this product during the testing phase, then the service will become completely autonomous without any human intervention.

So, if you want to convert your indicators, click the following menu item:

You will see a folder where you should copy and paste your *.mq4/*.mq5 files.

In 5 seconds after you pasted the last file, the contents of this folder will be automatically encrypted and uploaded to the data exchange server. Then the conversion service will take files from the server, convert them and upload back the results. You will see the list of converted indicators after you restart Forex Simulator.

After the successfull conversion, an indicator will get a green checkbox icon like the one on the screenshot. Just click on it to add it to the chart.

Please note that you converted indicators reside in a hidden folder so that you don't need to bother about them. All you will see is the list of your source indicators that you can add to the chart as usual. And, whenever you update the product, you don't need to convert your indicators again because the conversion service can update them automatically in background if there is a need for that.

For the first 2 weeks after the release I will personally check each of the converted indicators to make sure that they work flawlessly. It means that conversion may take up to 48 hours if I find any bugs that I need to fix. On the other hand, with each converted indicator, wait time will become lower and lower. Then, after I reach 90% conversion rate, I will switch the converter to an automated mode and touch your indicators only on your personal request.

Don't hesitate to contact me if you get any questions or ideas. I'm always eager to help!

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