Trading.com MT5

For those that prefer a more traditional trading experience, our T1 account is also compatible with the MT5 platform. With advanced tools and support for algorithmic trading, it’s no wonder MT5 is popular among forex traders.

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An industry standard

MT5 has followed in the footsteps of its predecessor, MetaTrader 4, to become the platform of choice for many forex traders. When compared to MT4 however, MT5 boasts several improvements and added benefits that can help you in your trading.

Designed and built for netting
Our Trading.com MT5 platform follows the same logic when processing both market and pending orders, meaning we offer the only FIFO workflow that doesn't restrict your trading.
New features and improved functionality
With 21 timeframes, double that of MT4, and a comprehensive list of technical indicators and drawing tools, our MT5 platform has everything you need to inform your trading.
Go deeper with your analysis
Our Trading.com MT5 platform features the ability to create synthetic currency pairs and custom indices, allowing you to take your trade analysis to new depths.
Faster and more efficient
As a 64-bit, multi-threaded platform, MT5 provides traders with a more optimized experience than MT4, including faster response times and more efficient order processing.
Never miss a thing
Our Trading.com MT5 platform is equipped with timestamps in milliseconds, as well as the ability to download historical tick data.
Trade at your own pace
The minimum trade size on our Trading.com MT5 platform is 100 units, compared to the 1,000 units required on MT4, allowing you to start smaller and work your way up.

How do I download MT5 and connect my T1 account?

We offer Trading.com MT5 as a web-based platform, which you can launch here, and as a download for both PC and Mac users. The steps to download, install, and connect the platform to your T1 account can be found below.

For PC
  • Step 1: Download the MetaTrader 5 terminal from here
  • Step 2: Run the Trading.exe file you've downloaded
  • Step 3: When launching the platform for the first time, click on 'File' and select 'Open Account'
  • Step 4: Enter 'Trading.com Markets Inc.' and click 'Find your company' 1
  • Step 5: Click 'Next' and select 'Connect with an existing trading account'
  • Step 6: Enter your account login credentials 2
  • Step 7: Select the server on which your account is registered and click 'Finish'
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For MAC
  • Step 1: Download the MetaTrader 5 terminal from here
  • Step 2: Run the MetaTrader5.dmg file you've downloaded
  • Step 3: After launching the platform, right-click on 'Accounts' and select 'Open Account'
  • Step 4: Enter 'Trading.com Markets Inc.' and click 'Find your company' 1
  • Step 5: Click 'Next' and select 'Connect with an existing trading account'
  • Step 6: Enter your account login credentials 2
  • Step 7: Select the server on which your account is registered and click 'Finish'
Download MT5 for MAC

1 When completing the search field, make sure you enter 'Trading.com Markets Inc.' exactly as it appears here. Entering simply 'Trading.com' may result in you finding servers unrelated to the US market.

2 You can find your login ID by going to our webtrader, clicking 'My Accounts' and selecting 'Manage Accounts'. From there, click the arrow next to the account you wish to connect to see your login ID.

What you need to know

Still have questions about our Trading.com MT5 platform? Find answers to the most common queries below or visit our FAQs for more information.

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What are the system requirements for the Trading.com MT5 platform?

PC OS: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher. 64-bit Windows 10 strongly recommended.

MAC OS: Fully compatible with all macOS up to and including Big Sur.

Processor: SSE2 support suitable for all modern CPUs (Pentium 4/Athlon 64 or higher).

Other hardware requirements depend on how you use the platform (e.g. load from running MQL5 applications, number of active instruments and charts).