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A guide to using Cryptotick for crypto historical data

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Did you know that CoinAPI, beyond API products, offers a streamlined solution for those seeking easy access to historical crypto data? Introducing Cryptotick – a pay-per-service platform that simplifies the process of obtaining market data in flat file formats. At, analytics, and crypto firms can effortlessly navigate from data selection to delivery, thanks to an automated system tailored for both small and extensive data needs.

What is CryptoTick?

CryptoTick, a service offered by CoinAPI, is a platform designed for easy access to cryptocurrency historical data. It’s an ideal solution for those who need quick and straightforward access to market data without the complexities often associated with technical data retrieval.

In simple terms, think of CryptoTick as a vast library of crypto historical data. It’s like having a detailed history book of cryptocurrencies at your fingertips. You can look back at how different cryptocurrencies have performed in the past, see price changes, and analyze trends. So, if you’re in need of historical data on cryptocurrencies, CryptoTick is the tool that simplifies this process, making the complex world of crypto data more accessible and understandable.

Whether you’re examining the minute-by-minute trade details or exploring comprehensive overviews provided by OHLCV data, CryptoTick equips you with the tools to delve deep into the crypto market’s history. This kind of information is invaluable for making informed decisions in trading, research, or market analysis.

CryptoTick features

CryptoTick stands out in the market for its user-friendly approach and advanced features, making it an ideal choice for both technical and non-technical users seeking comprehensive crypto historical data. Here are some of its key features:

Data format and storage

The data is stored in compressed (gzip highest available compression level) ASCII text files in CSV format. This ensures efficient storage and easy accessibility.

File split methodology

Data is organized efficiently, with each data type split into single files per symbol and trading day (UTC). This organization facilitates easy access and analysis.

Access and authorization

For Amazon S3 and Google GCP bucket upload options, CryptoTick requires specific authorization settings. For Amazon S3, disable the ACL in the object ownership section and attach the provided bucket policy. For Google GCP, add the service account [email protected] with storage admin access.

Sample data availability

CryptoTick provides sample data files for various data types, allowing users to evaluate the data quality and format. These samples cover a range of data types like quotes, trades, limit book snapshots, and OHLCV data.

How can you order crypto history data from Cryptotick?

Purchasing data through Cryptotick is straightforward. Please follow these steps on

1. Select ‘Start my order’.

2. Choose ‘OHLCV (All Exchanges)’.

3. Click ‘Next’, then check ‘Complete History’.

4. Select your preferred time interval, e.g., ‘1 Hour’.

5. Click ‘Next’ and finalize your order. The price will be around 700 USD.

Data types

With CryptoTick, you have access to a wide array of data types, including quotes, trades, limit book, orderbook snapshot (L50), OHLCV (All exchanges), and OHLCV (Per exchange). This extensive range allows you to look back at how different cryptocurrencies have performed in the past, see price changes, and analyze trends across various dimensions.


In summary, whether you need large volumes of historical data or require real-time updates and flexibility, Cryptotick offers a tailored solution. Its user-friendly interface and a range of features make it a go-to platform for accessing crypto historical data. Explore Cryptotick today and empower your crypto market analysis with comprehensive and reliable data.

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