IQ Edge platform

IQ Edge

Harness the power of our free trading software and downloadable desktop platform for active and pro traders.

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Fast. Accurate. Advanced.


If you’re looking for an off-the-charts smart, accurate and stable trading platform, you’re in the right place.

You’re in control
of your trading space

Custom Workspace

Customize your workspace. Stick, link, float and pop-out platform windows to keep an eye on the market and execute orders quickly.

Go beyond the average

Advanced trading orders

You can go beyond the basics and trade bracket orders, conditional orders and multi-leg option strategies.

Built-in research screen

Built-in research

Get insight for your investment strategy with objective research from industry leaders like Trading Central and TipRanks.

Market Data screen

Market Data

Make informed decisions with real-time market data with free snap quotes, market-data rebates, plus Enhanced and Advanced plans.

Watchlists screen


Create multiple, personalized lists to stay on top of the activity in the securities that interest you most.

Build your trading universe

You'll always have access to comprehensive tools, data and info to build your trading strategies.

System requirements

Our software is for everyone- but only if your system meets the following requirements.



Computer and processor:Minimum single core 2- GHZ processor; dual-core processor or higher recommended
Memory:Minimum 2GB of RAM; 4GB of RAM recommended
Operating system:Windows 8.1, 10
Hard disk space:Minimum 200MB+
Graphics card:Supports OpenGL 2.0 and later


Computer and processor:Minimum 1.5GHZ processor or higher; dual-core processor or higher recommended
Memory:Minimum 2GB of RAM; 4GB of RAM recommended
Operating system:OS X El Capitan 10.11.3+
Hard disk space:Minimum 200MB+

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risk free

Built by traders, for traders

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Get answers to our frequently asked questions

Can I access the IQ Edge platform from any device?

IQ Edge is a desktop platform, but we offer platforms for all devices and they are built to work together.

Do I need to be a pro to use IQ Edge?

No. While IQ Edge does have more advanced trading tools, it is available for anyone to use.

Is IQ Edge free to use?

Yes, all of our trading platforms are free to use.

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