MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform

Enjoy multi-asset trading on a smart, intuitive platform. Choose MT5 if you're looking to trade Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares or Cryptocurrencies. Advanced trading features, accessible via a desktop or mobile App and also via a Web Trader version.

Key features of MT5

As an intuitive and fully customisable trading interface, MT5 provides a smooth and efficient trading experience for multi-asset traders via the Web Trader or desktop and mobile Apps.

Trade with Robots

Purchase a trading robot or build your own to automate your analysis and trading execution. Use the MQL5 Wizard to create your own robot from easy-to-use ready-made blocks, or develop one in the MQL5 IDE development environment if you have more experience.

Powerful Trading System

Trade with complete control using the Market Depth feature, netting or hedging modes or 1 click trading direct from charts.

Advanced Charting Package

Analyse short and long term price trends with the powerful charting capabilities of MT5. Charts in 21 time-frames plus 80 built-in indicators and analytical objects, all at your fingertips.

Fundamental Analysis

Get a deeper look at what is driving market movement with the Financial News and Economic Calendar features. Respond fast to news-driven movement.

Web Trader Platform

One of the key differences between MT4 and MT5 is the web browser version of the MT5 platform. No desktop download required and accessible from any Windows, MacOS and Linux powered devices.
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Why trade on MT5 with Eightcap?

Experience MT5 delivered on our technology infrastructure - engineered with speed, transparent pricing and reliability in mind.


Spreads from 0.0 pips

Trade FX on a Raw Account to take advantage of institutional-grade pricing. The price you need when you need it.

Multi-Jurisdictional Regulation

Established in Australia with multiple entities each regulated independently to provide you with a safe trading environment.

Safety of Funds

Your money is segregated and protected in Tier 1 banks and covered by indemnity insurance at Lloyds of London.
Lightning Fast Execution

“Lightning Fast” Execution

Our execution servers are located in Equinix data centres, where most of the world's financial institutions are hosted, ensuring optimal performance at all times.
Premium Liquidity

Premium Liquidity

Our pricing is aggregated from multiple top-tier liquidity providers, allowing you to trade on spreads from as low as 0.0 pips.

Download MetaTrader 5 for All Device Versions

Downloading and getting set up with MT5 on any device is simple. Before progressing with the platform, we’ll need to send you your credentials for either your Demo or Live trading account. Ensure you sign up to Eightcap before attempting to download the trading platform.

Compare Trading Platforms

To find out whether the MT4 or MT5 platform is more relevant to you, compare their features below.

MarketsFX, Indices, CommoditiesFX, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Cryptos
Trade with robotsYesYes
DevicesDesktop & MobileDesktop, Mobile & WebTrader
Chart timeframes921
Technical indicators3038

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Trading on the financial markets via user-friendly platforms like MT4 and MT5 is getting more and more accessible. For this reason, the necessity for strong security is also growing. Having control over their trading accounts is very important for traders on the financial markets. Beginner traders also must take responsibility for their personal data. As a trader, you need to make sure that your credentials and banking data is transferred via safe and encrypted channels. Then ensure that your private data is stored correctly accordingly to your contract with a licensed trading company.

To gain more authority over your account you can easily change your password to anything you prefer with the help of Eightcap’s tutorial for managing passwords in MetaTrader 4. If you prefer to use MetaTrader 5, please read our MT5 manual.

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Once you know the basic functions of the charts in MetaTrader 4, you are ready to explore their customization options and create charts that fully meet your particular needs.

As a refresher of the basics on how to open and arrange charts in MetaTrader 4, please read Eightcap’s “How to manage charts in MetaTrader 4?” tutorial.

Learning how to change the colour of candlesticks and other chart elements in MT4 and how to add various indicators will make trading more efficient and charts will be easier to interpret. If you are using MetaTrader 5, please read our MT5 article.

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Expert Advisors (EAs), also known as robots, are supplementary programs that can be activated or added to the MT4 platform to help you automate the trading process and analysis. With the use of algorithms, expert advisors examine and analyse financial markets, searching for the best trading prospects. EAs are often used to automatically place and close trades, especially when it comes to multiple positions. They can send notifications to the trader or directly activate trading conditions like trailing stops and limits.

Once you know the basics of trading in MetaTrader 4, you are ready to explore the possibilities that EAs offer. Learning how to activate and customize expert advisors with this tutorial will make trading more efficient. If you are using MetaTrader 5, please read our MT5 article.

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MetaTrader Guides

Become a MetaTrader advanced user with our in-depth MT4 guides. Online trading has never been easier with our How To step-by-step guides.

Trading in three steps





Complete a simple application form.


Upload documents to verify your account.


Fund account with as little as $100 and start trading the global markets.


Complete a simple application form.


Upload documents to verify your account.


Fund account with as little as $100 and start trading the global markets.