.MQH File Extension

MetaQuotes Header File

General Information

Title MQH File Extension
Extension .mqh
Full Form MetaQuotes Header File
File Type Source Code Header File
Developer MetaQuotes Software Corp.
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Store declarations
Additional Functions Include files, Reuse code
Features Modularity, Reusability

File Characteristics

Quality Depends on content
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Algorithmic Trading Yes
Financial Programming Yes
Custom Indicators Yes
Expert Advisors Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks None inherent
Best Practices Structured programming, Code review

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2000s
Latest Version Depends on MetaTrader version

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .mq4, .mq5, .ex4, .ex5

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
MetaEditor Free with MetaTrader Windows
MetaTrader Terminal Free Windows, iOS, Android