MetaTrader 5 trading platform

Get a MetaTrader experience packed with premier tools and features from the largest US broker*.
*Based on client assets per the 2023 monthly Retail Forex Obligation reports published by the CFTC
Metatrader 5 platform

MT5 upgrades

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Faster trading

64-bit, multi-threaded platform for faster and more efficient trading than MT4.
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Simpler search function 

Type a market name, find it instantly, and avoid scrolling.

Improved range of tools

Access 15 custom indicators, such as integrated Pivot Points, plus an array of advanced charting tools.
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Choose from nearly 300 stocks

Diversify your trading with a range of CFD stocks, previously unavailable in MT4.

Exclusive tools


Optimize your strategy with a suite of over 20 tools that give you professional-grade control and flexibility over your trading.

FX Blue Expert Advisors
Access nine EAs including Sentiment Trader, and enjoy automated strategies based on your specifications.
Get more from MT5
Take advantage of more Expert Advisors, more indicators, and a whole suite of additional apps.

Additional perks

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Integrated Reuters news

Unlike most MetaTrader 5 platforms, you’ll have access to integrated Reuters news.
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Seamless experience

Tap into the platform’s features in real-time and with no third-party bridges.
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Automated trading with EAs

Build your own algorithms in an optimized environment.

Ways to use MetaTrader

MetaTrader 5 for desktop

The complete MetaTrader 5 experience. It has all the tools and indicators, and is the only way to access Expert Advisors.
MetaTrader 5 for desktop

The power of Expert Advisors (EAs)

EAs are automated trading strategies. They can be set by the user to their specifications, providing the user a high degree of flexibility, oversight, and control.

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Analyze the market tick-by-tick for trading opportunities.
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Trigger trades and orders automatically, based on your parameters.
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Set money management limits to suit your needs.
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Create custom indicators or modify existing ones.

MetaTrader 5 for web

Trade the markets on any browser or operating system with advanced tools and analysis.

Already have an account? Log into LIVE MT5 Web or log into DEMO MT5 Web

MetaTrader 5 for mobile

Trade on the go with complete control of your account on iPhone or Android.
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How to transfer your MT5 account to us

Already have an MT5 account with another provider but want to switch to FOREX.com? It takes just a few steps:
Number 2Log in
Number 3Set up and fund your FOREX.com MT5 account
Number 4Log into your existing MT5 platform with your FOREX.com credentials and all your chart data and analysis will automatically sync
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Don’t use MT5 yet? Open a new MT5 account with us in minutes

MT5 VPS Hosting

Expert Advisor VPS Hosting is ideal for clients who wish to run their EAs around the clock during trading hours, without managing them on their own computers.

If you qualify, you could take advantage of our customizable trading systems, all hosted on a secure professional server at no additional cost.

Who qualifies for MT5 VPS Hosting?

To qualify for free EA Hosting, you must trade at least a notional volume of $500,000 per month.

We will re-evaluate your eligibility at the end of each calendar month. A fee of $30 will be debited from accounts that do not meet the minimum eligibility requirement to cover the VPS service.

Expert Advisor VPS Hosting is provided by Liquidity Connect.

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Dedicated server

Run EAs on a dedicated server for maximum uptime.
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Pre-Installed software

Have no hassle with pre-installed MT5 software on the VPS solution.
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Easy to manage

Upload and manage your EAs with a fast and secure account manager. 
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Access from anywhere

Get to your account from any OS with a web browser.

Frequently asked questions

How do I download MetaTrader 5?

Download the FOREX.com MetaTrader 5 platform from our Download Center.

Please remove any previous versions of the MetaTrader software from your PC prior to installation in order to ensure proper function of the platform.

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How do I open a MetaTrader 5 demo account?

To open a MetaTrader 5 demo account, visit our MT5 demo account sign-up page.

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Can I download MetaTrader 5 on Mac?

Yes, you can download a version of the MetaTrader 5 platform for Mac by visiting our Download Center.

Please remove any previous versions of the MetaTrader software from your PC prior to installation in order to ensure proper function of the platform.

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If you have more questions visit the MetaTrader FAQ section or start a chat with our support team.