Platforms Overview

3 ways to trade. 2 powerful MetaTrader platforms

Access the fully customisable MetaTrader 4 & 5 platforms directly from your web browser, download onto your desktop or install our mobile and tablet apps for iOS and Android. Take advantage of depth of market, one-click trading, powerful plug-ins and more.

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MetaTrader 5

MT5 web, desktop and mobile

Experience the next generation trading experience with MetaTrader 5. Advanced trading tools, improved charting capabilities, depth of market and more.

Depth of market on MT5
Depth of market on MT5

Unlike MT4, where depth of market is available as a plug-in, depth of market is built into the MT5 platform for OANDA. This means you can trade large sizes in a single transaction as well as view pricing and spreads for larger sizes. Our spreads for typical trade sizes start from just 1 pip on EUR/USD. You can easily see the available liquidity for the market you wish to trade, meaning that the smaller your trade size, the tighter the spread we can offer you.

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Improved charting with AutoChartist

Scan and analyse the intraday markets using the automatic chart pattern recognition tool. Identify support and resistance levels and spot potential trading opportunities. You can install AutoChartist as an expert advisor and see trends on your MT5 charts. We also offer free daily reports to your inbox with market overview and automated alerts.

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Automated trading strategies

Create expert advisors in MQL5 to automate your trading strategies. Explore the third party market from within the MT5 client terminal. Develop your own technical indicators to analyse the markets. Back-test your trading strategies and more.

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21 charting timeframes

Access 21 different chart timeframes with MetaTrader 5, ranging from M1, M5, M15, M30, H1, H4, D1, W1, MN, M2, M3, M4, M6, M10, M12, M20, H2, H3, H6, H8, and H12. In comparison, you can only access 9 chart timeframes on MT4.

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6 pending order types

The MetaTrader 5 platform enables you to take advantage of 6 pending order types, including buy stop, buy limit, sell stop, sell limit, buy stop limit and sell stop limit. In comparison, in MT4 you can only use buy stop, buy limit, sell stop and sell limit orders.

MetaTrader 4

MT4 web, desktop and mobile

Log into OANDA MetaTrader 4 web from your Mac without the need to install the Windows operating system. Or get push notifications from the desktop platform and MQL5.community services on your MT4 mobile app.

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Reliable and intuitive interface

Customise the desktop platform to suit your trading preferences or access the stability and security of the desktop platform from your web browser with MT4 web. Using the mobile app, you can see up to 4 charts in one window, customise chart colour schemes and easily switch between financial instruments on charts. The desktop platform offers a range of plug-ins and customised layouts.

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Trade directly from your charts

Choose from 9 timeframes and multiple displays, including 5 candles per week on the Daily NY Close Charts on MT4 web. Our desktop platform offers trade through charts and over 50 built-in indicators. You can access high performance interactive price charts in real time from your mobile app, with zoom and scroll options.

Advanced MT4 mobile app functionality - Platforms
Advanced MT4 mobile app functionality

Configure properties of graphical objects and indicators (iOS only). Information window displays orders, trading history, emails, news, and logs on iPad. You can also trade and analyse the markets using technical indicators and graphical objects, including 30 popular technical indicators, 9 timeframes and 24 analytical objects.

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Multiple order types and push notifications

We offer a range of orders on the MetaTrader 4 web platform. This includes stop and limit orders, as well as close-by orders. You can even receive notifications and alerts on your phone when trades are executed. On the mobile app, you can see trade levels visualising the price of pending orders, as well as stop loss and take profit values on charts.

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Secure and fast chats with other traders

Create group chats and channels; chat with registered MQL5.community traders. Free financial news, consisting of dozens of materials daily.

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One-click trading

Open and close positions with a single tap. View a snapshot of pending orders and current positions with innovative trading tools.

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Premium MT4 tools

Free powerful trading indicators and widgets. Precision trading and automated scaling out of positions from the trade terminal, create sophisticated flexible stop loss and take profit orders with trendlines and more.

MT4 vs MT5

Both platforms support auto-trading by using trading robots and trading signals. MetaTrader 5 uses a programming language called MQL5, while MT4 uses MQL4.

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Ready to download MetaTrader for web, desktop or mobile?

Click on the links below to download the platform of your choice. You can choose your platform once you have opened an account with us. MetaTrader is available on demo trading accounts.

Access 67 CFD instruments

We offer CFD prices on indices, forex pairs, commodities and metals. Our spreads start from just 1 pip on USD/JPY and EUR/USD.

Powerful tools

Our range of partner tools offer a powerful trading experience. Trade through charts, VPS (virtual private server) services, technical analysis and more.

Our pricing policy

Our pricing is sourced from a global network of liquidity providers. Market volatility and market liquidity are two primary factors that affect spreads.