You must register with the static IP address of the machine(s) (even if just testing our web services work), before using our web service with your own front end (web/desktop)/our front ends(web/desktop), as we are providing a free service. If you don't register you may receive no data back. Those whom registered before April 2009, will have to re-register due to the new registration system.

New windows version of Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5, does not require registration to be used and can be downloaded here - SP4D-32bit4NET35.msi or the latest version of the WPF application does not require registration to be used and can be downloaded here - SP4D-WPF/SP4D-WPF.zip (uses clickonce for installation.)

When you are using any front-end for the share price web service, and you get an error saying unable to connect to the share price web service. Then if its a .NET desktop application, you should check the web service url is pointing to http://www.wsit.me.uk/WebServices3/NETSharePriceWS.asmx. However, if its a JAVA desktop application you need to check the web service url is pointing to http://www.wsit.me.uk/JAVASPServ/JAVASharePriceWs.asmx.

Disk space required for installation:

Processor: That required by a windows pc/mac/linux.

Memory: That required by a windows pc/mac/linux .

Operating System: Windows 2000/XP(32/64)/2003(32/64)/Vista(32/64)/2008(32/64)/Windows 7 (32/64 - Wpf/32-bit/64-bit apps tested on both 32/64 bit editions)/Linux(Java/Mono app only)/Mac((Java/Mono app only).

.NET framework 1.1/2/3/3.5/jdk 1.6.0_05+

Windows Screen viewing: Best viewed at 1024*768 with medium size fonts installed.

Internet access, so as to connect to the Share Price Web Service/RSS News Feed.

Downloads are now in the free Share Price downloads section. The wpf application is not available for download.

Share Prices 4 Desktop (WPF) - to see the service in action you can download the desktop client from the free downloads section (its labelled 'Share Prices 4 Desktop(WPF)'). Requires WPF/.NET 3.5. You can order data by an individual grid column. Also, you can filter an index by companys beginning with a user search criteria. New version includes new user settings screen with option to change the datagrid colours, 2 data export options (i) all data (ii) current index, and a online/offline mode. Latest version now incorporates our new rss/atom windows user control (see updated screenshot below).Latest version uses our WCF Service.


Share Prices 4 Desktop (WPF) on windows vista - Main Screen

Share Prices 4 Desktop (WPF) on windows vista - Main Screen

Share Prices 4 Desktop (WPF) on Windows 7 home premium 64-bit - Main Screen

Screenshot of Share Prices 4 Desktop (WPF) on windows 7 home premium 64-bit - Main Screen

Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 - to see the service in action you can download the desktop client from the free downloads section (its labelled 'Share Prices 4 Desktop(32bit) for .NET 3.5'). Requires .NET 3.5. You can order data by an individual grid column. Also, you can filter an index by companys beginning with a user search criteria. New version includes new user settings screen with option to change the datagrid colours or news feed, plus 2 data export options (i) all data (ii) current index, and a online/offline mode. The LINUX or MAC version is labelled 'Share Prices 4 Desktop(32bit) for .NET 3.5 on linux or mac' in the free Share Prices downloads section. It requires a linux/mac with Mono/MonoDevelop installed to run. Please note that this is a beta version, and the rss news control doesn't currently work under mono, however the rest of the app does. It has been tested on a snow leopard version of mac/opensuse linux 11.3. The user settings do require an app restart, unlike the original .net app on windows. New windows version available that uses our WCF web service.


Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 on windows vista - Main Screen

Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 on windows vista - Main Screen

Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 on windows vista - User Settings Screen (now with news feed option)

Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 on windows vista - User Settings Screen (now with news feed option)

Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 running on Mac (snow leopard) via Mono

Screenshot of Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 running on Mac (snow leopard) via Mono

Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 running on Linux (opensuse 11.3) via Mono

Screenshot of Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 running on Linux (opensuse 11.3) via Mono

Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 on Windows 7 home premium 64-bit

Screenshot of Share Prices 4 Desktop for .NET 3.5 on windows 7 home premium 64-bit

Share Prices 4 Desktop (NET3) - to see the service in action you can download the desktop client from the free downloads section (its labelled 'Share Prices 4 Desktop(NET3)'). You can order data by an individual grid column.


Screenshot of main screen

Screenshot of main screen


Share Prices 4 Desktop (64-bit/32-bit) - is a 64-bit .net v2 windows client for the Share Prices XML Web service, which can be downloaded from the free downloads section, and is labelled 'Share Prices 4 Desktop(64bit)'. With the latest version you can change the grid colours via the new user settings screen. Also, you can order data by an individual grid column, or search the index data for a specific company. New version available in 32bit/64bit with the RSSNews control, and improved data retreival from the web service (less connections to server.) Plus can export all company share prices, for all indices. Both the 64bit/32bit now include 2 data export options (all data/grid data), autocomplete for the company search, and a new offline/online mode.


Screenshot showing main screen (64-bit)

Screenshot showing main screen (64-bit)

Screenshot of user settings screen (64-bit)

Screenshot of user settings screen (64-bit)

Screenshot showing company search and highlighted result in grid (64-bit)

Screenshot showing company search and highlighted result in grid (64-bit)

Screenshot showing main screen of 32-bit version - running on windows 7 home premium (hosted in sun virtual box)

Screenshot showing main screen of 32-bit version - running on windows 7 home premium (hosted in sun virtual box)

Share Prices 4 Desktop (Scrolling) - to see the service in action you can download the desktop client from the free downloads section (its labelled 'Share Prices 4 Desktop(Scrolling)'). New version includes price change to company info displayed, and last trade date below main display. Plus you can change the scrolling text colours via the user settings screen. New version includes RSS News Control, 2 data export options (i) all data (ii) current index, and a online/offline mode.

Screenshot of main screen - running on windows 7 home premium (hosted in sun virtual box)

Screenshot of main screen - running on windows 7 home premium (hosted in sun virtual box)

Screenshot of user settings screen

Screenshot of user settings screen

Share Prices 4 Desktop (NET1.1) - to see the service in action you can download the desktop client from the free downloads section (its labelled 'Share Prices 4 Desktop(NET1.1)'). It now allows you to type in part of company name and search list for you, and the option to change the web service url via the user settings screen. New version now comes with RSS News Control, 2 data export options (i) all data (ii) current index, and a online/offline mode.


Screenshot of main screen

Screenshot of main screen





Share Prices 4 Desktop (JAVA) - requires jre 1.6.0_05 installed on a windows pc/linux machine/unix machine/macintosh machine, plus internet access to connect to the web service. The download is in the free downloads section and its labelled 'Share Prices 4 Desktop(JAVA)'. New version allows column ordering, basic data export to xml (no schema), and the ability to search the market data for a single company. Now with alternating row colours, and user option to change the colour. On macintosh make sure in java preferences to select a 32 bit version of java for java applications (preferably the latest version.). Otherwise it will not work.

Java ftse100 company prices on windows

Screenshot of all the companies/prices listed on the FTSE100 index (displayed on windows pc.)

Java ftse100 company prices displayed on linux

Screenshot of all the companies/prices listed on the FTSE100 index (displayed on opensuse linux 11.)