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IBKR Trading Platforms

Getting Started at IBKR

Our award-winning platforms offer everything from powerful trading features for professional traders to streamlined solutions for beginners. See which platform is best for you.


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IBKR Desktop

Trading Skills: Beginner Intermediate

Our newest client-driven desktop trading platform combines the most popular tools from our flagship Trader Workstation (TWS) with a growing suite of original features suggested by our clients. Trade stocks, options, futures, and more on over 50+ markets worldwide from this easy-to-use platform, and continue to enjoy IBKR's great pricing, order execution, research, and market data services.

IBKR Desktop interface on a laptop
IBKR Desktop interface on a laptop IBKR TWS Interface on a Desktop Monitor

IBKR Trader Workstation (TWS)

Trading Skills: Intermediate Advanced

Our flagship desktop platform designed for seasoned, active traders who trade multiple products and require power and flexibility. Trade stocks, options, futures, currencies in markets worldwide from a single unified platform.

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IBKR Mobile

Trading Skills: Intermediate Advanced

For experienced traders who need the power to trade stocks, options, futures, currencies and more across markets worldwide. No matter where you are, you can access it all with advanced order types and trading tools.

IBKR Client Portal

Trading Skills: Beginner Intermediate Advanced

Access all the features that you need with our easy-to-use web platform. View, trade, and manage your account all with a single login. No downloads required.

IBKR Client Portal on a phone, tablet, laptop and desktop

Other Platforms


IBKR APIs

From our easy-to-use Excel API to our industrial strength FIX API, we offer something for every experience level. Our TWS API is well-supported with numerous examples to help you get started.

Learn About IBKR APIs

Platform Comparison


Supported Investment Products IBKR
Trader Workstation
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Desktop
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Mobile
IBKR
Client Portal
IBKR
API
Stocks/ETFs
Options
Futures (Incl. Futures Options)
Spot Currencies
Combinations
Research and Data IBKR
Trader Workstation
IBKR
Desktop
IBKR
Mobile
IBKR
Client Portal
IBKR
API
Impact Dashboard (Sustainable Investing)
Fundamentals Explorer
Options Tools IBKR
Trader Workstation
IBKR
Desktop
IBKR
Mobile
IBKR
Client Portal
IBKR
API
Option Chain & Combo Builder
Strategy Builder
Option Exercise/Roll
Mobile Options Trading
Options Wizard
Write Options Tool
OptionTrader
Options Portfolio
Option Analytics
Option Strategy Lab
Volatility Lab
Portfolio Management Tools IBKR
Trader Workstation
IBKR
Desktop
IBKR
Mobile
IBKR
Client Portal
IBKR
API
Model Portfolios
Rebalance Your Portfolio
Risk NavigatorSM
Mutual Fund/ETF Replicator
Stock/ETF Benchmarker
Trading IBKR
Trader Workstation
IBKR
Desktop
IBKR
Mobile
IBKR
Client Portal
IBKR
API
IBKR Block Trading Desks
Advanced Algos
IB SmartRoutingSM
Bracket Orders
Short Securities Availability (SLB tool)
BookTrader
Allocation Order Tool
FXTrader
Split the Spread
ComboTrader
SpreadTrader
Mobile Trading Assistant
Advanced Analysis IBKR
Trader Workstation
IBKR
Desktop
IBKR
Mobile
IBKR
Client Portal
IBKR
API
Market Scanners
Market Data (availability of live, delayed, historical and Level II varies by platform) simple
Third-party News/Research
Advanced Charts and Chart Indicators
Streaming Video
Advanced Fixed Income Scanner
Technical Analysis
Dividend Schedules

Which Platforms are Right for You?

Choose the best platforms that match your trading style and expertise. See how our clients use our platforms to meet their needs.

Platforms for Advanced Traders

Advanced traders can use IBKR Trader Workstation to optimize their trading speed and efficiency. Trade stocks, options, futures, and currencies on markets worldwide from a single unified platform. Use our broad suite of integrated tools to execute your trading strategy.

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Platforms for Beginner Traders

Beginner traders can access IBKR Client Portal for a streamlined experience to trade across stock markets worldwide. No trade is too small, and no stock is too expensive. Invest with as little as $1, regardless of the price of a stock. Put small cash balances to work to maximize returns.

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Award-winning platforms powerful enough
for professional traders but designed for everyone.

For more info see our awards.

This material does not and is not intended to take into account the particular financial conditions, investment objectives or requirements of individual customers. Before acting on this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, as necessary, seek professional advice.

Any trading symbols displayed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to portray recommendations.

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