You may easily use data
downloaded with Historical Quotes Downloader with MetaStock software.
You will have to convert data from ASCII format into MetaStock format
using a free software from Equis International, MetaStock Downloader
available at http://www.equis.com/
You will have to download and install MetaStock Downloader if you
need stock quotes in MetaStock format; MetaStock Downloader will do
First of all make sure
that you are using Historical Quotes Downloader version 1.21 or
Historical Quotes Downloader and follow the steps below:
1) On "Download Settings" tab check "MetaStock"
2) Open a symbol list file or add symbols and download historical
3) Now run Metastock Downloader
and select "Tools" - > "Convert" . A conversion
dialog shown below will appear.