.EX4 File Extension

MetaTrader Program File

A file with the EX4 extension contains executable code compiled from MQ4 files. The code is executed on the MetaTrader platform for online trading of currencies, futures, and CFDs. MetaTrader users cr...

General Information

Title EX4 File Extension
Extension .ex4
Full Form MetaTrader Program File
File Type Compiled Program
Developer MetaQuotes Software Corp.
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Executable code
Additional Functions Automate trades, Custom indicators
Features Compiled, Encrypted

File Characteristics

Quality High performance
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable No

Use Cases

Financial Trading Yes
Algorithmic Trading Yes
Market Analysis Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Code exploitation
Best Practices Secure storage, Regular updates

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2005
Associated With MetaTrader 4 platform

Associated Types

Related Extensions .mq4, .mqh, .ex5

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
MetaTrader 4 Free Windows, iOS, Android