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Install NinjaTrader Add-on

A NinjaTrader Add-on is software created by a NinjaTrader 3rd party developer or company like to enhance the features of the trading platform, these add-ons need to be installed to be used. These add-ons can include indicators, automated trading strategies, custom chart types, data feeds, and more, they can provide advanced analytics, visualization tools, and automation features to help traders make more informed decisions and execute trades more efficiently.

After you have downloaded the Add-on, you will need to import this file using the NinjaTrader Control Center.

  1. Open NinjaTrader, and from the control center window select Tools > Import > NinjaScript Add-On...
  2. Find the file you downloaded and select the import button.
  3. You can see some messages asking if you wish to install individual files, select Yes.
  4. Restart NinjaTrader to complete the installation.
  5. If you need additional help Watch a video Guide

Install a NinjaTrader Add-On

Updating an Add-On

If you wish to update an Add-On that has new features or bug fixes, follow the steps above for installing the new add-on, but make sure you select Yes on the warning messages to overwrite the files that were installed on the previous version.

Removing an Add-On

If you wish to remove an Add-On completly from your PC, just follow the steps below.

  1. Open NinjaTrader, and from the control center window select Tools > Remove NinjaScript...
  2. Follow the screen prompts if any.
  3. Restart NinjaTrader to complete the removal.

Remove a NinjaTrader Add-On

Disabling an Add-On

At anytime you can disable a NinjaTrader Add-On if you experience problems and you are unsure if the add-on is the cause.

  1. Exit NinjaTrader
  2. Hold the CONTROL key on your keyboard and double-click the NinjaTrader icon.
  3. Keep the CONTROL key held down until you see the NinjaTrader Control Center
  4. Once you see the Control Center, you can verify you are in safe mode by going to Help > About.

Once in safe mode, you may use NinjaTrader without 3rd party add-ons, this will identify if the add-on is the cause of any issues.

Watch a Video Demo

Watch this video demonstration that will show how to install and start a NinjaTrader Add-On.