ActivTrades offers access to the MetaTrader 5 platform free of charge (Data charges may apply). MetaTrader 5 is the latest version of the MetaTrader platforms. Now you can trade exchange-traded contracts in MetaTrader. ActivTrades offers CFDs on Stocks of Euronext, LSE as well as the German Italian and North American stock exchanges. You can also trade all contracts that we already offer in MetaTrader 4. With over 500 contracts available on the MetaTrader 5 Platform, you can access the most liquid global financial markets.
MetaTrader 5 keeps the same visual identity, making the transition from MetaTrader 4 seamless. With MetaTrader 5, you can now net off positions by reversing your current trade. If you open several positions in the same contract, your positions will be consolidated, allowing a clear “First in First out” netting of open positions.
- Place your orders in a few clicks with a professional execution or use one click trading
- Unlimited charts, real time quotes
- Market orders and pending orders for long and short positions
- Economic news headlines
- Microlot and Minilot trading
- Integrated trading statements
- Historic data centre and strategy back testing
- Price alerts and trailing stops
- Mobile Trading available
- Multilingual platform – 21 languages available
To enable hedging, please send an activation request with your account number here.
Market Watch – Use it to see the contracts you trade and display them according to your needs. Drag and drop a contract in the work area to open a new chart or into a chart to replace the contract chart. Here you can also see the tick Chart. For faster access to charts and orders, you can restrict the number of contracts by creating your own watchlist. For detailed instructions check the Managing Account section in FAQs. The maximum number of contracts visible is limited to 100.
Navigator – Access all your accounts and drag and drop your indicators, expert advisors and scripts straight into your charts. MetaTrader comes preloaded with over dozens of indicators. However if you need an indicator that is not preloaded you will be able to find hundreds more in the MQL community.
There are a plethora of preloaded technical indicators and charts for even the most professional technical analyst. With multiple indicators to a limitless set of chart windows, long & short term timeframes which can be used to refine trade entry and exit points.
Terminal – Check your account balance, open positions, pending orders, trading history and much more.
The order execution window gives you all the information you need in order to trade. Check the Tick Chart and define your desired market exposure by changing the volume. MetaTrader 5 gives you even more options when you choose your preferred order type, if you need more information regarding the different order types available you can check them in our FAQs section.
If you want to trade but do not wish to do it yourself or would rather follow a professional trader you can use the community trading feature. There you can copy signals choosing from any of the providers that currently use the MetaTrader platform to distribute their trading strategies.
MetaTrader 5 is available for Android and iPhone allowing you to trade and check your account from wherever you are. Using your smartphone or tablet you can access the main features of the platform. Feel free to explore all the features of our mobile platforms here.
MetaTrader 5 for Mac
Two simple solutions exist to trade with a Mac OS operating system on MetaTrader 5:
Trading via VPS
By installing our Virtual Private Server on your MAC, you are able to host your dedicated server in a secure environment and also access pre-installed versions of both MT4 and MT5.
Please click here for more information.
MetaQuotes on Mac OS
MetaQuotes, developers of MetaTrader 5, recommends an emulator called Wine, a free easy to install software. With a simple application called PlayOnMac, it enables the installation of MT5 on your Mac OS operating system.
Please click here to consult the manual of installation.
Try now a Demo account and see for yourself all the advantages that the MetaTrader Platform has to offer.