We all know how important it is to identify support and resistance levels, buy MetaTrader doesn't offer any feature to calculate them. Well, there is a solution for this! The Support and Resistance Lines indicator for MetaTrader is able to calculate and draw on chart the levels of support and resistance for the selected currency pair or any other trading instrument.
Support and resistance are some of the most important concepts in trading. Almost every trading strategy takes into consideration support and resistance levels. It is very useful to have their visual representation. Support and Resistance Lines indicator for MetaTrader is capable of calculating the levels of support and resistance and drawing them on the chart.
The Support and Resistance Lines indicator for MT4 and MT5 is a powerful indicator that can find and show you the levels of support and resistance.
With Support and Resistance Lines indicator, you can:Find better opportunities — knowing where the support and resistance are, you can adjust your strategy. Save time — let the indicator calculate the level and show it on the chart. Get notified — receive notifications when the price approaches or leaves a level of support or resistance.
Support and resistance are levels where the price tends to bounce. They are kind of price barriers that hard to break.
Support and resistance can be easily spotted by the human eye. You need to focus on the close prices and see where they stop and consolidate or bounce.
Calculating these levels in a mathematical way is a whole other story. A sophisticated algorithm should be employed to find these levels. The indicator scans a range of candles and identifies where the price is bouncing or stagnating. It then calculates the median price and draws a horizontal line on the chart.
The Support and Resistance Lines indicator for MetaTrader includes the following features:
The Support and Resistance Lines indicator is useful to check some conditions before entering or exiting a trade. During our trading activities, we all use different strategies, however, support and resistance are present almost in every trader's arsenal of tools.
You can use the Support and Resistance Lines indicator for:
MetaTrader 4 doesn't include a function to alert you when the price hits automatically generated levels, but the Support and Resistance Lines indicator can do it.
When you attach the indicator to the chart, you can setup its sensitivity and easily see the levels as horizontal lines.
Once you run the indicator, you can set a few default options; the rest will be managed from the panel.
The indicator's interface is quite intuitive and with a few clicks, you can set up several levels of alert.
You can choose to show support and resistance for a different timeframe. For example, if you are on the M15 chart for some scalping trade, you can add the Support and Resistance Lines indicator set up to show the levels for the D1 timeframe.
Other than showing on chart what is the distance from the above and below levels, you can set a minimum distance from the closest level to consider a trade safe. You can also configure the indicator to send you notifications in case the price enters a danger zone (or leaves it).
You can download the indicator for free using the link below and install it by following the provided instructions.
The installation is very easy to perform. The same is true for using this tool.
Once you run the indicator you can set up its parameters and how you wish to receive notifications.
To install MT4 Support and Resistance Lines Indicator, please follow the instructions below:
For more detailed instructions on how to perform the installation please visit this article.
The Support and Resistance Lines indicator for MT5 can be used to calculate and automatically draw horizontal support and resistance lines on the chart.
You can further use these levels in your trading system for entry signals filtering, for exiting your trades, and to anticipate future price movement.
The indicator offers customizable parameters and supports three types of alerts (native, email, and push-notifications). The free download link is available below:
To install the MT5 Support and Resistance Lines indicator, please follow the instructions below:
Or you can read a more detailed instruction on how to perform the installation.
What do I need to run this indicator?
This indicator is a plugin that can be mounted on a MetaTrader 4 & 5 platforms.
Does it work with multiple assets?
This indicator can be used with any asset and pair in MetaTrader.
Can I use it on multiple devices?
You can use it on as many devices as you want.
How do I install the indicator?
The installation process is described above.
How much does it cost?
The indicator is completely free.
Can you add a feature to it?
Probably not. However, the Support and Resistance Lines indicator is supplied with open source code. You can modify it yourself or you can hire an MQL4 coder to do it for you.