.EX5 File Extension

MetaTrader Program File

The ex5 file extension is used by the MetaTrader online trading platform. It stores programs written for MetaTrader. Ex5 files contain indicators, scripts, or advisors to automate trading in MetaTrade...

General Information

Title EX5 File Extension
Extension .ex5
Full Form MetaTrader Program File
File Type Executable File
Developer MetaQuotes Software Corp.
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Execute trades
Additional Functions Technical analysis, Automated trading
Features Compiled code, MetaTrader specific

File Characteristics

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

Use Cases

Trading Yes
Financial Analysis Yes
Market Prediction Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Malicious code
Best Practices Verified sources, Regular updates

Historical/Version Information

Associated With MQL5
Replaces .ex4
MetaTrader 5 Release 2010

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .mq5, .mq4, .ex4

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
MetaTrader 5 Free Windows, iOS, Android