Our open source approach delivers incredible flexibility. Customize our platform to suit your business, integrate with your existing systems, deploy algorithms faster, leverage your internal development resources. Most importantly, enable your firm to meet the never ending changes of your regulatory and technology landscape.


End vendor lock-in with Marketcetera, the only open source trading platform available. Simply download the free open source product and get started. Since it’s open source, you’re free to build out and customize the core product to suit your needs, without paying license fees.


Open source represents a tremendous opportunity to reduce your firm’s infrastructure costs. Use the open source version of our product without charge or purchase a support agreement to safeguard your systems for operational confidence and compliance. Either way, you benefit from a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and higher ROI than proprietary software or even building your own platform.


The Marketcetera Automated Trading Platform is an open source algorithmic trading platform distributed under the GPL license 2.0.

By taking an open source approach, Marketcetera gives you total control over your trading platform at a fraction of the cost of traditional proprietary commercial software offerings or in-house solutions. You’ll have a robust, extensible software foundation on which to execute your unique strategies, whether you use the platform as is or you choose to customize it to meet your needs. Marketcetera gives you complete transparency into the source code, meaning you have total control over what you do with the product. Use, modify or enhance the source code to meet your business objectives, without paying license fees. You’ll get to market more quickly because there’s no waiting for vendors, and you won’t have to begin your development efforts from scratch. Plus, you’ll maintain complete control – and confidentiality – of your proprietary trading strategies.

If you choose to participate in Marketcetera’s open source community, you’ll have access to a network of developers working on similar challenges. Whether troubleshooting issues or sharing new ideas, the community forums provide another resource for making the most of your development resources. And for companies looking for access to Marketcetera’s commercial modules, data feeds and certified broker connections, or more robust support services, Marketcetera offers supported licenses, ensuring you meet your firm’s operational demands and compliance mandates.

Built with the needs of trading firms in mind, and delivered via an open source approach, Marketcetera gives you reliable, secure, and agile software, enabling you to focus on your singular trading vision.