Many Windows users like to keep themselves updated with day-to-day stock performance and save reports related to the same to their Windows desktop. If you are looking for an application that could do this for you then try Free Stock Downloader.
It is a small and simple utility that readily saves the desired stock reports to your Windows desktop. The software has been designed with an UI that is simple and easy to use and serves the purpose for which it has been designed very well. It allows to configure the stock list to download hundreds stocks data in one shot.
Free Stock Downloader lets you download opening price, closing price and volume data for any company listed with Yahoo! Finance. It then saves the downloaded data in CSV format that can be transferred to spreadsheet viewer to look for patterns in stock performance. It captures the following data for a particular stock;
- Opening price
- Day-high (High)
- Day-low (Low)
- Volume (total trade volume of the day)
- Adj (close price adjusted for splits and dividends)
A user can select the start date and the end date for the stock data from the 2 drop down menus of the application namely, ‘From’ and ‘To’.
Prior to this, a user is required to choose the desired stocks by opening the ‘stock.txt’ file and enter the ticker for the desired company. The downloaded data can be accessed from CSV Archive located in the ‘Stock Downloader’ directory.
- Reliable internet connection (High speed cable/DSL prefered
- 5 GB free space in hard drive
- NET 4.0 Framework.
Thus, if you want to acquaintance yourself with the highs and lows of the financial market, Free Stock Downloader may prove as handy.
Download from FreeChowder.com.
Free Stock Downloader is a freeware application that runs on Windows 7, Vista and XP.