The difference of MT4 and MT5 trading platforms? Check out now to learn the most popular trading platforms.
Along with MetaTrader4, MetaTrader5 trading platform is becoming more popular among traders as online brokers have started adopting the platform.
What is MT5 first of all?
MetaTrader4 is the most popular trading platform among Online FX & CFD Brokers and Traders in 2018.
The developer is ‘MetaQuotes’, and the company has announced that they have stopped working on updates of MetaTrader4 and now focusing on development of MetaTrader5 platform.
In 2018, MT4 still covers the majority of brokers and traders. Meanwhile, online brokers have started offering MT5 trading platform and now the number of brokers which offer MT5 platform have already exceeded one hundred.
Comparison of MT4 and MT5 platforms
Although MT4 and MT5 are 2 different trading platforms, they are almost the same visually.
But, as you may already know, MT5 trading platform has many more improved conditions than MT4.
See the table below to compare the MT4 and MT5 trading platforms.
|Partial Order Filling Policies||Available||Not Available|
|Types of available Order Fill Policy||Fill or Kill
Immediate or Cancel
|Only Fill or Kill|
|Number of Pending Order Types||6||4|
|Depth of Market Window||Available||Not Available|
|Time&Sales Window(Exchange data)||Available||Not Available|
|Number of Technical Indicators||38||30|
|Number of Graphical Objects||44||31|
|Number of different Time frames||21||9|
|Economic Calendar on Platform||Available||Not Available|
|Sending Attachments via Email||Possible||Not Possible|
|Transferring Funds between Accounts||Possible||Not Possible|
|MQL5.community Chat Option||Available||Not Available|
|Type of available Strategy Tester||Multi-threaded
+ Real ticks
|Only Single thread|
|Netting Account Type||Available||Not Available|
|Number of Symbols||Unlimited||1,024|
|Supported Market Financial Instruments||Forex / CFDs / Futures /
Options / Stocks / Bonds
|Only Forex & CFDs|
List of MT5 FX & CFD Brokers
We have listed up the Online Brokers which offer MT5 trading platform.
You can find the list of MetaTrader5 trading account types in the page below.