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How to get started with MT4 for Mac

MT4 is an advanced trading platform, suitable for traders who are after an effortless algorithmic trading experience. Find out how to download MT4 for Mac and get details on some additional services that you might find useful.

How does MT4 work on Mac?

There are a couple of ways to get MT4 on Mac. You can download MT4 directly, in the same way as you would on Windows. Alternatively, you can use a virtual private server (VPS). A VPS is a service that hosts an instance of the MT4 platform at a remote location.

MT4 VPS for Mac explained

An MT4 VPS can help give you peace of mind that technical issues, such as a slow internet connection or power cuts, won’t affect your trading experience.

To make use of an MT4 VPS, you’ll need to request access from a VPS provider and then sign in with your login credentials.

While we are not a VPS provider, we offer our clients access to an MT4 VPS through our partnership with Beeks in London. With this VPS, our clients can enjoy fast execution and reliable platform uptime, making it ideal for traders who want to reduce the lag time between their orders being placed and their orders being executed.

How to use MT4 on Mac

Using MT4 on Mac – either directly or via a VPS service – is very similar to using the platform on a Windows device. It offers the same functionality, enabling you to place orders and close positions as you normally would.

MT4 is also known for its automated trading functionality, and programs such as Expert Advisors and Autochartist make this possible. With us, you get access to some of the most popular Expert Advisors for free as well as full access to the Autochartist package.

Learn more about how to use MT4

Features of MT4 on Mac

  1. Automated trading. MT4 is one of the most complete and user-friendly automated trading platforms available to traders who like to build their own algorithms or those who prefer to use off-the-shelf solutions
  2. Add-ons and indicators. When you use MT4 on Mac, you get access to our full range of free indicators and add-ons, which can be used to both customise the platform and alert you to market movements
  3. Full market offering. We offer a wide range of financial markets, including forex, indices and commodities

How do you start trading on MT4 with Mac?

To start trading on MT4 with Mac:

  1. Open a live account
  2. Download MT4
  3. Log in to MT4 with your account details

Last updated : 2021-12-13T09:54:22+0000


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