Step 1: Rithmic rTrader Pro Settings

Download and install our Rithmic rTrader Pro on this link.

This setup work on any prop not only on Apex

  •  Open your rTrader Pro application
  •  Click “Skip Settings” (top right corner)
  •  Leave selective mode turned OFF
  •  Copy and paste your Rithmic ID and password without any accidental spaces
  •     (Your Rithmic ID and password as well as your NinjaTrader License key are stored in your dashboard 
  •  Choose System: APEX
  •  Choose Gateway: Chicago Area
  •  Leave market data OFF
  • Click LOGIN and sign the 2 agreements for ALL NEW USERS upon the first login in rTrader Pro.
  • They are mandatory (select NON-PROFESSIONAL)

Step 2:

DON’T EVEN TRY to set up anything in Ninjatrader until you followed all steps above for rTrader and have agreed to the two terms of use and disclosures!


Download NinjaTrader (or uninstall NT8 from your computer and install the most current version by using this link 

Open NinjaTrader 8
Change the default license key
(Ninja Trader Control Center > Help > License Key–> as shown here <–)
If you have your own license key, please enter yours instead of the one provided to you

(If you already have an existing “Rithmic for NinjaTrader Brokerage” connection please delete if no longer needed)

Ninja Trader Control Center click on Connections > configure > double click Rithmic for Ninja Trader Brokerage (under available)
Copy and paste your Rithmic ID as username and password without any accidental spaces
Choose system: APEX
WARNING: “Connect on startup” must be UNCHECKED
WARNING: “Plug-in mode” must be UNCHECKED
Click apply and OK, close Ninja, re-start Ninja, click the connection tab, and select the created connection “My Rithmic for NinjaTrader Brokerage”
NinjaTrader8 needs to be restarted anytime changes were made in order for the changes to take effect


Uncheck Global SIM under “Tools”
Select the account you want to trade in Ninja Chart trader

NOW… You are all set and ready to go.

My connection in Ninja is yellow / Ninja won’t connect: link Here

NinjaTrader8 Video Guides: here


If u want to start trading an ApexTraderFunding account can do it HERE

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