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Try our trading platform for free without making any commitment.

Simply click the "Start Your Free Trial" button, and then enter your email address and a username and password to get immediate access to a free paper trading account, which comes with:

  • The ability to test strategies, products, exchanges, order types, with prices and account values determined by actual market conditions including commissions and fees – all without risk;
  • 10 - 15 minute delayed market data for all products except OTC spot FX and OTC spot Metals, which is free and non-delayed;
  • Our IBIS Research Platform;
  • Access to advanced trading tools like the Probability Lab, Volatility Lab, Option Strategy Lab, Charts, Market Scanner, Portfolio Builder and the IB Risk Navigator;
  • The ability to add financial instruments, rearrange windows, change your color scheme and customize the interface to suit your trading style;
  • Compare our commissions, margins and low financing charges to your current broker.

If you like our platform, you can complete an account application by selecting LOG IN > Finish an Application from our website menu, using your free trial username and password. Once your application is approved and funded, you'll be able to enjoy the full benefits of an Interactive Brokers account. We'll even preserve the customized settings from your free trial.

Additional Resources

TWS Demo

Trader Workstation (TWS) Demo

The Trader Workstation (TWS) is our full-featured Java-based trading and order management application. The TWS demo mirrors the production version in both form and function, except that market data is simulated based on the previous week's ticks, and orders are not actually executed and cleared.

For additional information about Trader Workstation, click here.


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IB WebTrader Demo

IB WebTrader Demo

IB WebTrader Demo is a HTML-based trading application designed for use behind a firewall and for users who may not need the full-featured sophistication of the TWS. Currently, IB WebTrader includes only limited functionality to support multi-client account structures such as advisors. The IB WebTrader demo mirrors the production version of IB WebTrader except that market data is simulated based on the previous week's ticks and orders are not actually executed and cleared.

For additional information about IB WebTrader, click here.


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Probability Lab Demo

Probability Lab Demo

The Probability Lab SM offers a practical way to think about options without the complicated mathematics. Use the Probability Lab to analyze the market's probability distribution, which shows what the market believes are the chances that certain outcomes will occur. Adjust based on your own forecast.

For additional information about the Probability lab, click here.


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Forex Demo

Forex Demo

The FXTrader demo includes the same features and delayed data as the basic TWS demo with primary focus on the FXTrader trading tool, which is displayed on login and pre-populated with data.

For additional information about Forex trading, click here.


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