How to Trade for Free on Kraken with Cryptowatch Desktop

Ladder trading, order tickets and ability to add up to 48 modules per board are only included on our paid 'Trader' plan. We now unlock these paid features for Kraken users for free.
By connecting your Kraken account into your Cryptowatch account, you will be able to use these paid features (for Kraken market only) on your 'Free' plan. Check out the steps below to set this up for yourself:

Step 1: Download Cryptowatch Desktop

Visit to download the Cryptowatch Desktop application. The application is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Step 2: Set up your account

If you're new to Cryptowatch, sign up for a free account. If you're an existing user, log in with your credentials.

Step 3: Connect your Kraken account

To trade on Kraken markets for free using Cryptowatch Desktop, you need to link your Kraken account to the platform. Go to the "Exchange-Keys" section in the settings menu, and click on "Add new connection." Select "Kraken" from the dropdown list and follow the instructions to connect your account.

Step 4: Start trading on Kraken

Once your Kraken account is connected, you can access the Ladder trading & order tickets feature on Kraken markets for free. Customize your trading boards with up to 12 modules per board and add up to 48 Kraken modules per dashboard to get the most out of your layout.

Step 5: Upgrade to Analyst or Trader Tier (optional)

If you're looking for more advanced features, increased customization, and the ability to trade spot markets on 10+ supported exchanges, consider upgrading to the Analyst Tier for $35/month or the Trader Tier for $125/month.
To upgrade, visit the "Credits & Billing" section in your Cryptowatch account settings and choose your desired tier.
Start trading for free on Kraken using Cryptowatch Desktop today and take your trading experience to the next level.