What is MetaTrader 5

What is MetaTrader 5?

MetaTrader 5 with CapitalXtend - a multi-asset platform with advanced tools to enhance trading experience.

MetaTrader 5, the world's most popular multi-asset platform for trading Forex, CFDs, and futures, now includes new and enhanced features that make online trading even more professional and accurate.

MetaTrader 5 is a platform for trading Forex, analyzing Forex markets and using advanced indicators, graphs and charting tools to predict the market actions. Automated trading is also available through expert advisors and signals.

Why choose MetaTrader 5?

MetaTrader 5 offers the leading trading and analytical technologies, as well as additional services. It has everything you need for Forex trading.

The powerful MetaTrader 5 trading system allows you to implement strategies of any complexity.


  • Multi-asset class experience with one-click trading
  • Access full Market Depth with advanced systems
  • Open up to 100 charts of different instruments
  • Use more than 80 different indicators and analytics
  • Access trading signals and copy trading
  • Guaranteed full data backup and security

Download MT5

Trade on a robust, intuitive multi-asset platform with integrated analytics, auto trading features, one-click trading and individual instrument liquidity insights.

Frequently asked questions about MetaTrader 5

Most common questions we receive from our clients so that anybody working with MT5 can trade with a better understanding of the software.

MetaTrader 5 is suitable for both beginners and advanced traders. It has various advanced features that help the traders to make profitable trades.

MT5 is built on the industry’s gold standard. It has all the features of MT4 with the additional advantage including 21 timeframes, 6 pending order types, hedging and netting options and a multi-thread strategy tester for EAs.

  • Award-winning broker
    30,000+ traders in various countries trust us with their trades.
  • Competitive spreads
    We offer razor-sharp spreads with super-fast execution speed.
  • 24x7 Customer Support
    Our team of professionals is available 24x7 to address your issues in multiple languages.

MetaQuotes has built a useful site that acts as a community for MT5 users. You will be able to find plenty of expert advisors, scripts and custom indicators on the forum here.

You can directly install it from the ‘Download MT5’ section of the MetaTrader 5 page or you can go to the MyCapital Trading platform section to install it for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. You are required to have a live trading account to trade on MetaTrader 5.

Benefits of MetaTrader 5

  • Forex, stock, and futures trading may be done from any online browser
  • The online platform does not require any additional software or browser plugins to function
  • Compatibility with the operating systems Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Reliable data security
  • Position accounting methods for netting and hedging
  • MetaTrader 5 trade orders in their entirety, including pending and stop orders
  • Trading operations of all kinds
  • One-Click Trading and Advanced Market Depth
  • There are three chart kinds and nine timeframes (periods)
  • For technical analysis, there are 30 indicators and 24 graphical elements
  • Market Watch provides real-time quotes

Developed by a company called MetaQuotes, MetaTrader 5 is a multi-asset trading platform that lets you trade Forex, equities, and futures. It provides improved capabilities for in-depth price research, the use of algorithmic trading apps (trading robots, Expert Advisors), and copy trading.

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