Please make sure that your computer meets the system requirements for running TeleTrader WorkStation RTD.




PC with 1,66 GHz or higher

Operating System

Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 (recommended), Windows Vista

All operating systems need Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 and the most recent service packs.

Microsoft Excel

32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Excel (except Excel Starter versions) are supported

The TeleTrader WorkStation Add-in for Excel can only be used with Excel 2007 (or higher). With older Excel versions, you will be able to use RTD links, but you will not be able to use the graphical user interface of the Add-in.

Microsoft Office Add-Ins

Microsoft Office Primary Interlop Assembly is a pre-requisite for running TeleTrader WorkStation RTD. If this package is not installed yet, you will be prompted to do so during the installation process.

Microsoft VSTO 2010 Runtime is a prerequisite for running the TeleTrader WorkStation Add-in for Excel. If you don't install this package, you will still be able to use RTD, but you will not be able to use the graphical user interface of the Add-in.


1 GB

We recommend at least 2 GB for large time series.

Free Disk Space

ca. 5 MB of free hard drive space for a complete installation

Internet Connection

Persistent Internet connection with a recommended bandwidth of at least 64 kbps


▫       Port 80 and 2088 need to be open for TCP/IP traffic to the market data server (allowing HTTP traffic is not sufficient)

▫       Some functions (automatic updates, fundamental data) require a HTTP connection

▫       Personal firewalls have to be set up to allow traffic for TeleTrader WorkStation RTD. You can either enable all outgoing traffic from TeleTrader WorkStation RTD, or enable outgoing TCP traffic on port 2088 and HTTP traffic on port 80

▫       SOCKS proxies are supported

Antivirus software

For better performance, we recommend configuring your antivirus software so that it does not scan the TeleTrader WorkStation RTD folders. The folders are usually located at the following paths:

▫       Program data: C:\Program Files\Teletrader\TeleTrader RTD Server\

The TeleTrader WorkStation RTD executable file is called ProfRTD.exe.