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MetaTrader 4 Download Online

MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is one of the world's most popular online trading platforms. With FXCM, use your username and password to enhance your trading experience. First released in 2005, it'll offer access to all your favourite markets at home or on the go. Not only that, but you can configure it to automate your trading decisions. Ready to get started? Download MetaTrader 4 now.

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What is MetaTrader 4

MetaTrader 4 is the online trading platform of choice for investors around the world. Built by MetaQuotes Software, it is now well-established as a popular forex trading platform. But that isn't the only market you can trade with MT4; you can dive into shares, indices and commodities. It's an easy-to-use and flexible way to plan and execute all your trades via CFDs or spread betting.

After its launch in 2005, MetaQuotes licensed the MT4 platform to FXCM and other brokers. As such, we can offer you a fully integrated trading experience. It comes with a range of features to help you make the best investment decisions. The best part is that, with the mobile app for Android devices, you can download MetaTrader 4 and use it wherever you are in the world.

MetaTrader 4: Key features

The MT4 platform comes with several features that make it the complete trading solution:

  • Three types of order execution to support all your strategies.
  • Technical analysis: Interactive charts and multiple indicators.
  • Algorithms you can fully customise to automate your trading.
  • Live news feeds and custom alerts so you're always informed.
  • Make trades when you want with the mobile and desktop apps.
  • Thousands of trading applications from the MetaTrader Market.

Not only that, but MT4 online support is available around the clock and in several languages. So, it's not hard to see why MetaTrader 4 is so popular with investors.

How to download MetaTrader 4

The first step is to with FXCM. You can also access MetaTrader 4 with a demo FXCM account. Once you do this, log in and add your MT4 account. If you're installing on a mobile device, all you'll need for the MT4 app are your FXCM login details.

Next, decide if you're going to download MetaTrader 4 to your mobile or desktop – or both.

MetaTrader 4 download for mobile

It couldn't be simpler to download MT4 for a tablet or smartphone. All you need to do is follow these four steps:

  • Open the Android store.
  • Enter 'MetaTrader 4' into the search bar.
  • Select the download option and install it on your device.
  • Open and log into the app with your FXCM login details

MetaTrader 4 download for Windows

You can get MT4 for your Windows PC or laptop by clicking the button below.

Once downloaded, the next step is to install the MT4 platform. How you do this will depend on the browser you use. Here are the installation instructions for the most popular ones:

MT4 Platform Download - Internet Explorer Logo Internet Explorer
  1. When the MT4 download is complete, a window appears asking you to run or save the file.
  2. Click "Run" and follow the prompts on the screen.
MT4 Platform Download - Chrome Logo Google Chrome
  1. Find the download in the bottom left-hand corner of the page.
  2. Right-click/double-click on "MT4Install.EXE" to open the install wizard.
  3. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
MT4 Platform Download - Firefox Logo Mozilla Firefox
  1. Access the download by clicking on the green, downward arrow in the top-right corner.
  2. Right-click/double click on "MT4Install.EXE" to open the install wizard.
  3. Follow the instructions to complete the install.


Minimum requirements Recommended requirements


Operating System Windows 7 service pack 2 Windows Server 2016 Standard x64
CPU 2GHz or more Intel Xeon E3, E5 series quad-core or higher
RAM 1GB or more No less than 16GB
HDD 80GB or more RAID-1 array with two 480GB SSDs for the trade server and the history server, RAID-1 array with 2 x 1 TB SATA for backup servers
Monitor Resolution 1024 x 768 or more 1280 x 800 or more
Network 100 Mbit/s Ethernet connection with 10 Mbit/s bandwidth or higher. 100 Mbit/s Ethernet connection with 50 Mbit/s bandwidth or higher.

MetaTrader 4 download for Mac

MT4 for MAC OS can be downloaded by clicking on this link. Once downloaded, you can drag the icon to your Application folder (or any other folder you want). After installation, feel free to remove the install disk or disk image. However, if for any reason you cannot install it via the previous link, alternative options are available here.

How to use MetaTrader 4 on the go

You can now trade on the go with the new MT4 Web Platform. Launch MT4 WEB

How to get the latest MT4 updates

Like a lot of other software, updates to the MT4 platform are released periodically to improve how it works. The good news is that you don't often have to do anything to ensure your version is the most current. Automatic updates are built into the terminal, so you'll likely always have the newest edition.

How to uninstall MetaTrader 4

Need to uninstall MT4? Just like the installation process, removing the platform from your PC is quick and easy to do. The following instructions will help you do this:

  1. Type "Control Panel" into the search bar in the bottom-left corner of your screen.
  2. Choose "Uninstall a Program".
  3. Right-click on "FXCM MetaTrader 4" and click "Uninstall".
  4. Confirm uninstall by clicking "Yes".
  5. Click "Finish."

MT4: Accounts on the MetaTrader 4 platform have maximum account equity restrictions. Contact FXCM for details.

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MT4 Mobile and MT4 Web are platforms created and supported by MetaQuotes Software Corp. Contact for support. FXCM is an independent legal entity and is not affiliated with MetaQuotes®. Metaquotes® is not owned, controlled, or operated by FXCM.

When choosing the facility you wish to use for your trading activity, please take into account that this choice will affect the pricing of your trades with us on that facility.