MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform

Enjoy multi-asset trading on a smart, intuitive platform. Choose MT5 if you're looking to trade Forex, Indices, Commodities or Shares. 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 jurisdiction regulation

Established in Australia and now regulated in multiple jurisdictions.

Fast Execution

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

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.

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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. Read a complete comparison here.

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

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Even if you’re new to trading you would have heard of the MetaTrader platforms. It is the most common trading platform offered by the majority of CFD providers. Developed in 2000, the MetaQuotes Software Corp has become one of the most used applications for financial institutions.

The MetaTrader 4 and the MetaTrader 5 both offer a variety of tools for its users, making them the most accessible platforms within the industry. However, there are some differences between the two which we will explore below.

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