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MetaTrader trading platforms.

MetaTrader is the universally popular online trading platform that lets you monitor the markets and trade in real-time. When you trade with us, you trade on one of these two powerful platforms, beloved by traders of all experience levels around the world. MT4 and MT5 are free to download on PC, Mac, mobile and tablet.

Some differences between the two are outlined in the comparison table below. It’s important to understand these before you make your choice.

Trading on mobile.

Whether you’re an Android or an iOS fan, you can keep on top of every trade by downloading the MT4 and MT5 apps straight onto your phone. They’re completely free.

Trading on desktop.

Just like on mobile, if you’re a desktop trader you can explore the financial markets on either a Mac or a PC. You’ll get the full technical analysis toolkit on both systems, it just depends on which one you like to use. They’re both completely free to download, check out MetaTrader 5 here or click below to see details about them.

Trading on browser.

Looking for simplicity? Access MT4 and MT5 with WebTrader. No download needed – if you’re online, you’re good to go.

What's the difference between the MT4 and MT5 trading platforms?

Order execution types.


Number of supported types of order execution.

Request Execution mode.

Exchange Execution Mode.

Partial order filling policies.


Partial edit option where a trade that is now available with maximum volume is executed, not exceeding the volume requested in the order, and unfilled volume is cancelled.

Order fill policy.

Fill or kill immediate or cancel return.


Additional order execution conditions.

Pending Order Types.


Types of pending orders requesting a broker to buy or to sell a financial security under pre-defined conditions in the future.

Sell Stop Limit.


Having one open position of a financial instrument only.


Having multiple positions of a financial instrument, both in the same and opposite direction.


Bids and offers for a financial security at different prices depending on the volume.


Technical indicators are used to automatically detect patterns in the financial instrument price dynamics.

Average Directional Movement Index.

Average Directional Movement Index Wilder.

Ichimoku Kinko Hyo.

Commodity Channel Index.

Moving Average of Oscillator.

Relative Strength Index.

Relative Vigor Index.

Williams’ Percent Range.

Money Flow Index.

On Balance Volume.

Market Facilitation Index.

Adaptive Moving Average.

Fractal Adaptive Moving Average.

Triple Exponential Moving Average.

Variable Index Dynamic Average.

Average True Range.

Triple Exponential Average.


Analysis tools that help to identify financial instrument price trends, to detect cycles and support / resistance levels, to build channels and more.

Trendline by Angle.

Standard Deviation Channel.

Fibonacci Time Zones.

Left Price Label.

Right Price Label.

Elliott Wave Theory.

Construction of Waves.


Group quotes of financial instrument in time intervals.


A fundamental analysis tool which features macroeconomic news from numerous countries that can affect financial instrument prices.

No (Without attachments)

Yes (With attachments)


Built-in email service, where you can receive notifications from FXTM straight to your platform.

Multi-threaded + Multi-currency + Real tick.


EA tester and optimization modes.

Embedded MQL5 community chat.


Chat with other traders directly from the platform.

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Need any help?

Contact our Customer Support team who will be more than happy to answer your questions.


Can you day trade without 25k?

Yes. You can start day trading with as little as $10 on our Micro account, and $500 on our Advantage and Advantage Plus accounts.

How do I start trading?

Firstly, register with us and create your account. Once you've made your initial minimum deposit, you'll be ready to start trading. Remember to check out our free educational resources to help you get started.

Is online trading safe?

MetaTrader has a powerful security system, and we also abide by strict regulations and keep your information secure at all times. Remember to trade wisely - never risk more capital than you can afford to lose.

What is the best trading app for beginners?

Both the MT4 and MT5 trading apps comes with a vast range of technical tools and indicators. MT4 is the industry favourite, and many new traders prefer to start there.

What platform do traders use?

Our traders use MT4, MT5 or our own FXTM Trader app.

Which online broker is best for beginners?

We welcome traders of all experience levels, but beginners enjoy our free educational resources and dedicated Customer Support to help along the way.

Which trading platform is best for beginners?

MT4 is known as the classic industry favourite, and many of our new traders are most comfortable starting there. It has a user-friendly interface and many tools and indicators to help you monitor the markets.

Which trading platform is best for cfd trading?

Both MT4 and MT5 offer CFD trading, but many CFD traders prefer MT4.

Which trading platform is best for forex?

MT4 is a popular choice for forex traders, but you can also trade FX on MT5.

Which trading platform is best for stock trading?

We have hundreds of major global stocks available to trade on MT5, but we don't currently offer individual stock trading on MT4 - but you can trade stock baskets.


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