Getbhavcopy: Free NSE and BSE data downloader


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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.10a released

Posted on January 13, 2017 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (23)

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.9a, which i released couple of days back, did happen to resolve the issues with NSE data download for most of the users. However users still using Windows XP were reporting the following error message while trying to download data with version 2.1.9a:

Message Error checking version support for Getbhavcopy using static file.

Message The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send.

Getbhavcopy version...

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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.9a released

Posted on January 8, 2017 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (15)

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.9a has been released to address the below issues

  • Handle 403 Forbidden errors returned by NSE server when downloading Getbhavcopy file on 2 Jan 2017.
  • Handle 403 Forbidden error from NSE servers when download data for previous years.
  • Remove version checking dependency on my website which has a questionable uptime past 3 to 4 months.
  • Fixed few NSE Indices which chnaged on the site, which were not getting downloaded.

Thanks fo...

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Getbhavcopy - Ensure you use the secure version

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (26)

I recently did a Google search for Getbhavcopy and was surprized to see the number of sites offering fake versions of Getbhavcopy, along with crack and serial.

Google search for maliscious Getbhavcopy

What raised my suspicion was that Getbhavcopy was being offered with Serial and Crack, which does not make sense because Getbhavcopy has always been free...

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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.8a released

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (63)

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.8a has been released mainly to fix the below two issues

  1. BSE Indices download gives error in few cases where the local system DateTime setting is not compatible with the way in which BSE server requires it.
  2. BSE Indices download stops working for some days prior to November 2015 - impacting historical data download.

The complete list of bugs and additional details about the issues are available at

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Happy New Year

Posted on January 1, 2016 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (1)

Wishing the Getbhavcopy user community and their families a very happy, prosperous, safe, successful and healthy 2016.

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.7a released

Posted on December 24, 2015 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (33)

With the number of issues faced by the community with Getbhavcopy version 2.1.6a I felt it would be best to release a new version, but in doing so, it would make sense to have some functionality released in the new version rather than simply rebuild version 2.1.6a.

So I am releasing version 2.1.7a that fixes the issue with BSE Indices data download which has been broken since a long time.

Additionally, I used this opportunity to completely automate my...

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Getbhavcopy 2.1.6a problems ?

Posted on December 17, 2015 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (15)


Many users have reported that Getbhavcopy 2.1.6a is not working/not starting/being reported as a virus. If you are faciing this issue then I assure you that there is no virus in Getbhavcopy. Version 2.1.6a was compiled on a brand new machine where Visual Studio C# 2010 is the the fist thing I installed - to get Getbhavcopy running for the community.

So then why is it being treated as ...

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Getbhavcopy version 2.1.6a released

Posted on December 13, 2015 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (27)

Getbhavcopy version 2.1.6a has benn released. It takes care of the below issues

1. Issue with NSE Indices data download - This was caused becase NSE changed its Indices symbols, causing the data download to fail. The original issue is fixed and I have also added additional Index symbols.

2. Issue with BSE Indices data download - This issue is partially fixed. Incides data is now being downloaded from Yahoo and not from BSE Index.

In addit...

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Membership / Signup issues

Posted on October 3, 2015 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (11)

Thanks to Anil Kumar who brought to my notice that there was an issue with member registration on I investigated the same and noticed that there were multiple members awaitng approval post registration, which per my assumption should not have been the case.

I have for now

  1. Approved all pending registrations
  2. Updated the site configuration that we should not face this issue.

Apologies to those who faced and inconvenience due to this, and than...

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Getbhavcopy not starting from 1 Jan?

Posted on December 27, 2013 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (152)

In case Getbhavcopy does not start (or fails to load) after 31 December 2013 then follow the below steps

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