History QuoteStocker

Release 3.8.0 (April 2023)

  • New: created a workaround for the invalid Yahoo cookie;
  • New: more feedback on download progress;
  • New: save/discard what was downloaded after hitting the ‘stop’ button;
  • Updated: help function.


Release 3.7.1 (January 2023)

  • Minor improvement: Yahoo cookie problem, but unfortunately not completely fixed;
  • Fixed: “Run Time Error, Subscript out of range” bug when closing the program..


Release 3.7.0 (December 2022)

  • Fixed: Yahoo cookie issue.
  • Removed: IEX Cloud functionality because the free functionality was removed.


Release 3.6.0 (April 2021)

  • New: many additional downloads via IEX Cloud (company information, splits, dividends, news, exchanges, exchange-symbols, crypto currency and detailed credit usage;
  • Improved: error checking in download lists;
  • Improved: robustness against Yahoo server problems;
  • Improved: efficiency, no ‘download request’ when code is missing;
  • Fixed: occasional errors due to empty downloads;
  • Fixed: minor problem with the name of the downloaded raw file;
  • Fixed: occasional startup error.


Release 3.5.0 (January 2021)

  • Updated: new IEX download format;
  • Improved: more efficient use of IEX Cloud messages;
  • Improved: download of latest quotes with Yahoo results now in data for one date only (better filtering);
  • Improved: sorting of data.


Release 3.4.5 (October 2020)

  • Improved: fewer ‘missed’ funds on downloads;
  • Fixed: startup error in command line mode in some situations;
  • Fixed: ‘non-response’ after creating a new download list;
  • Improved: error checking in download lists and more robustness against long lists.


Release 3.4.4 (May 2020)

  • Solved: bug in conversion with comma as decimal separator.


Release 3.4.3 (March 2020)

  • Solved: bug in downloading ‘Latest quotes’.


Release 3.4.2 (March 2020)

  • Solved: empty Yahoo downloads.


Release 3.4.1 (January 2020)

  • Solved: Conversion issues due to Yahoo download format;
  • Improved: Minor improvement in user interface of ‘Edit Download List’.


Release 3.4.0 (January 2020)

  • New: Save all download data to 1 file;
  • New: Use download list name as file name;
  • New: Possibility to change the name of the download list (‘Edit Download List’ window);
  • New: Possibility to delete a download list (‘Edit Download List’ window);
  • New: Prelesect for VisionExpert conversion;
  • Updated: added ‘header text’ for ‘EffectenBeheer Yahoo Historisch’ preselect;
  • Fixed: visibility of the ‘Save files in separate folders’ checkbox.


Release 3.3.2 (July 2019)

  • Updated: IEX as download source has moved to ‘IEX Cloud‘ and now requires an API key (token). There is a new field in the settings to enter your personal API key;
  • New: 2 new preselects for ‘Effectenbeheer’;
  • Solved: minor bug, causing problems with certain downloads of individual funds;
  • Solved: bug causing errors in Windows 10;
  • Solved: bug that did not download the last item in the download list;
  • Solved: minor bug with settings after a new installation.


Release 3.3.1 (March 2019)

  • Solved: bug with downloading after new installation;
  • Solved: 2nd bug with saving certain filenames containing reserved characters or words.


Release 3.3.0 (March 2019)

  • New: command line option for automatic downloading of multiple lists and dates;
  • Solved: bug in downloading latest quotes;
  • Solved: bug with saving certain filenames containing reserved characters or words.


Release 3.2.2 (January 2019)

  • Solved: 2 bugs with conversion (introduced in release 3.1.1) that resulted in very limited downloads;
  • Solved: bug in some conversions with a comma as decimal seperator;
  • Solved: bug with added header in combination with appending files;
  • Solved: bug with appending files in combination with some output formats.


Release 3.2.1 (December 2018)

  • Improved: accuracy of date setting in historical quotes.


Release 3.2.0 (December 2018)

  • Improved: automatic deletion of invalid Yahoo cookie(s), (new method);
  • New: adjustable date range similar to Yahoo when downloading via IEX and Alpha Vantage;
  • New: ‘latest quotes‘ also available for IEX and Alpha Vantage downloads;
  • New: the option to save saving downloaded files in separate folders;
  • Improved: some minor improvements.


Release 3.1.1 (November 2018)

  • Solved: serious bug in conversion of Alpha Vantage downloads;
  • Changed: StockVisor preselect setting ‘ascending dates’;
  • Improved: some minor improvements.


Release 3.1.0 (November 2018)

  • Added: default download folder for StockVisor (if present);
  • Added: output format preselect for MetaTrader 4;
  • Added: some more output date formats (“YYYY.MM.DD”, “YY.MM.DD”, “MM.DD.YYYY”, “DD.MM.YYYY”);
  • Added: text column with 00:00 in the output format;
  • Improved: cookie handling on Windows 10;
  • Improved: DPI scaling on Windows 10 and high resolution monitors;
  • Improved: some minor enhancements.


Release 3.0.1 (October 2018)

  • Solved: bug when downloading some funds via IEX;
  • Solved: crash during scheduled downloads;
  • Solved: disappearing buttons and other items in the main window on Windows 10.


Release 3.0 (September 2018)

  • New: Added two additional download sources, IEX and Alpha Vantage.


Release 2.3.2 (September 2018)

  • Improved: closing the program after an invalid cookie.


Release 2.3.1 (August 2018)

  • Solved: minor bug in the default settings;
  • Added: non-selectable option for running on Mac computers.


Release 2.3.0 (August 2018)

  • New: option to save the non-converted downloaded file;
  • Added: detection of invalid cookies;
  • Solved: bug with ascending/descending date sorting;
  • Improved: minor improvement in error logging.


Release 2.2.0 (May 2018)

  • Fixed: problems with internet connection causing failed downloads.
  • Fixed: bug with static filename.
  • Improved: download dates in Historical Quotes.


Release 2.1.1 (February 2018)

  • Fixed: Bug. Yahoo! cookies can be manually deleted from the ‘Settings’ window. Deleting cookies may resolve some download issues.


Release 2.1.0 (January 2018)

  • Fixed: ‘Latest quotes’ download;
  • Updated: Help function.


Release 2.0.4 (August 2017)

  • Fixed: switched ‘Adjusted Close’ and ‘Close’.


Release 2.0.3 (July 2017)

  • Fixed: file naming, code in filename follows code in converted file;
  • Fixed: ‘Adjusted Close’ switched when ‘Close’;
  • Added: weekday is displayed when cursor is over historical data;
  • Improved: date calculation of download dates in historical quotes.


Release 2.0.2 (June 2017)

  • Fixed: ‘close’ accidentally set to zero.


Release 2.0.1 (June 2017)

  • Improved: calculation of dates for downloading historical quotes;
  • Fixed: switch between Adjusted Close and Close prices;
  • Fixed: empty filename when downloading a single fund.


Release 2.0 (June 2017)

  • Repaired: downloading of quotes after changes at Yahoo!.


Release 1.5.1 (March 2017)

  • Repaired: bug in ‘ascending quotes’ setting;
  • Improved: handling of filenames when ‘Append’ is selected.


Release 1.5.0 (February 2017)

  • Improved: appending files now sorts the dates;
  • Improved: default values after installation;
  • Fixed: bug in appending quotes with semicolon as delimiter;
  • Fixed: bug with comma as decimal separator setting on startup;
  • Fixed: rare bug after installation.


Release 1.4.4 (January 2017)

  • Solved: bug in file name if only ‘name’ is selected (in ‘Settings’);
  • Fixed: bug in conversion of downloaded data.


Release 1.4.3 (January 2016)

  • Solved: bug with converting ‘Latest quotes’;
  • Fixed: bug with historical dates in case QuoteStocker is started on January 1st.


Release 1.4.2 (December 2015)

  • Fixed: bug with a short download list in the free trial version.


Release 1.4.1 (December 2015)

  • Fixed: no file extension in some cases;
  • Fixed: Minor bug.


Release 1.4.0 (June 2015)

  • New: Output format with semicolon as delimiter and comma as decimal point;
  • Fixed: Minor bug in file names.


Release 1.3.0 (April 2015)

  • New: more filename options;
  • New: Automatic integrity check and correction of the integrity of the download lists;
  • Updated: help function;
  • Fixed: a few minor bugs in settings.


Release 1.2.5 (February 2015)

  • Fixed: second bug in date conversion;


Release 1.2.4 (February 2015)

  • Fixed: bug in date conversion;
  • Fixed: translation of a message.


Release 1.2.3 (January 2015)

  • Fixed: Bug with conversion of data with additional text (like: ‘D’);
  • Fixed: Appearance of ‘Messages’-frame at settings.


Release 1.2.2 (January 2015)

  • New: added stock code to the file names;
  • Speed improvements in processing downloaded data;
  • Solved bug with appending files;
  • Solved a bug which occurred with identical fund names;
  • Release number is now visible in the settings window;
  • Fixed a few minor bugs.


Release 1.2.1 (December 2014)

  • New: logging of funds that did not download any data;
  • New: option to disable pop-ups;
  • Solved two minor bugs.


Release 1.2.0 (July 2014)

  • Adapted to Windows Vista, 7 and 8 theme, solving a bug with the aero theme;
  • Added robustness in conversion;
  • Added robustness to contents of download lists;
  • Repaired error message functionality;
  • Solved minor stability issues.


Release 1.1.1 (May 2014)

  • New: ‘Tab’ as delimiter in the downloaded data;
  • Solved: bug with the |-delimiter when downloading  historical quotes;
  • Repaired: message in the free version;
  • Repaired: bug with saving new path for downloads.


Release 1.1.0 (January 2014)

  • New: cleanup of data files in combination with the append function;
  • New: Scheduled download at a fixed time;
  • New: Automatic download start at a fixed time;
  • Improved progress bar;
  • Minor bugs solved.


Release 1.0.16 (October 2013)

  • Added: support for storage on diskette;
  • Solved: bug that sometimes occurred after a new installation;
  • Fixed: small bug that sometimes caused unreliable downloads;
  • Improved: installation on Windows 7 and 8.


Release 1.0.15 (April 2013)

  • New: ability to add a header to the downloaded files;
  • New: ability to to merge downloaded files with existing files;
  • Solved: two bugs that occurred when downloading ‘latest quotes’;
  • Updated: the help function.


Release 1.0.14 (March 2013)

  • Solved: bug when saving the ‘ascending dates’ setting.


Release 1.0.13 (February 2013)

  • Improved: the window layout for high resolution monitors;
  • Solved: bug in filling date drop-down boxes on startup;
  • Solved: bug in remembering the last download setting.


Release 1.0.12 (September 2012)

  • Solved: startup bug.


Release 1.0.11 (August 2012)

  • New: ability to write dates in ascending or descending order;
  • Solved: bug.


Release 1.0.10 (May 2012)

  • Optimization of the main window and the settings window.


Release 1.0.9 (March 2012)

  • New: possibility to use a fixed file name;
  • New: possibility to group quotes by date or by fund;
  • Wider main window;
  • Fixed: bug in date format for ‘latest quotes’.


Release 1.0.8 (November 2011)

  • Solved two bugs.


Release 1.0.7 (August 2011)

  • Changed popup text when there are no latest quotes.


Release 1.0.6 (January 2011)

  • Solved: small bug.


Release 1.0.5 (November 2010)

  • Solved: bug when downloading an single fund.


Release 1.0.4 (October 2010)

  • New: timer download;
  • Solved: issue regarding “insufficient data”;
  • Solved: bug when typing dates instead of selecting them from the drop down boxes.


Release 1.0.3 (Juli 1010)

  • Improved the colors on Windows 7;
  • Download of historical quotes up to 18 year.


Release 1.0.2 (April 2010)

  • Solved: small bug in the free version.


Release 1.0.1 (February 2010)

  • Solved: startup bug;
  • Changes in the English help text.

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