Get M1 OHLC data for MetaTrader 4 backtesting:
Usually most brokers do not provide M1 data over 3 months in
MetaTrader 4, but they provide M1 data over 3 years in MetaTrader 5. So
we can use this tool to obtain the M1 data in MetaTrader 5 tester and
save the data into .hst file for MetaTrader 4 backtesting.
Author: Ziheng Zhuang
I tried this EA but I cannot find the resulted HST. Not in tester folder nor in MQL5\Files
Also, searching for files with "hst" returns no results.
After testing finish, click "Journal" tag (see the above screenshot), right click, open tester folder:
The "EURGBP1.hst" file is in Yourdatafolder\Tester\Agent-127.0.0.1-3000\MQL5\Files
Thanks for your reply.
I'm a bit confused. In my Tester folder I can only see Cache and Log folders.
By the way. I do not have installed the MT5 Agent service. Does this matter?
Sorry, I am not sure, but I think it has nothing with MT5 Agent service.
why you do not have the Agent-127.0.0.1-3000 folder, you may ask desk service for help.
I just found it. I did not know about the existence of these folders.
So the complete route to the files is: