MetaTrader 4

Optimus Futures has partnered with IG US to offer forex traders the award winning MetaTrader 4 platform, with exclusive access to 18 free add-ons and indicators.

Take advantage of MetaTrader 4 by opening an IG forex trading account, all backed by Optimus Futures top-rated support team.

Why trade on MetaTrader 4 with Optimus Futures?

FREE MT4 Indicators

When you trade with Optimus Futures and download MT4 from IG, you get six of the most popular indicators on the MT4 platform for free.

Over 50 FX pairs

Discover a huge range of markets to trade, with over 50 FX pairs to choose from

FREE Support

Global access to MT4 platform specialists 24 hours a day.

FREE MT4 add-ons

You’ll also receive more than 12 add-ons when you download MT4 from IG. These enable you to customize the platform to your own preferences and trading needs.

Zero Commissions

We simply charge a bid-offer spread, which can be as little as 0.8 pips.

FREE mobile app

Never miss an opportunity to trade, download MT4 for your mobile devices.

How do I get my FREE MT4 Indicators and Add-ons?

If you DON’T have MT4:

  1. Simply register with Optimus Futures by creating a live or demo account below.
  2. Log in to your My IG dashboard – from the IG platform, you’ll find it in the top right of your screen
  3. Select ‘add an account’ at the bottom right of the window
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts

If you already have MT4:

If you already have an MT4 account with another provider but would like to trade with Optimus Futures and IG, you will need to register with Optimus Futures by creating a live IG account.

After you have set up a live IG account, you will then need to set up and fund a live IG MT4 account before you can access our MT4 for forex trading.

However, you can then log into your pre-existing MT4 platform with your IG credentials, which will preserve all of your chart data and analysis.

MT4 Features

Automated Trading

Build your own algorithms or import Expert Advisors from within the MetaTrader 4 platform.

Customizable Charts

MT4’s charts can be fully customized and adjusted to suit your individual trading needs.

Micro Lots

The minimum lot size on MT4 is 0.01 lots, helping you manage the risks of high-volume trading.

Software based

Accessing and interacting with the platform and charts is a fluid and natural process.

Discover the benefits of trading with Optimus Futures and get instant access to 18 free add-ons and indicators on MT4

FREE MetaTrader 4 Indicators

MetaTrader 4 indicators are powerful technical analysis tools which can help you to identify market trends and provide evidence for your predictions about future price movements. See your past successes and failures on MT4 charts, add pivot points and alerts, take a look at historic highs and lows, plus much more.

Order History Indicator

Order History Indicator

Examine any of your previous trades, overlaid onto MT4’s charts – so you can replicate your successes and learn from your failures.

Pivot Points Indicator

Pivot Points Indicator

Gauge market movement with pivot points and add alerts if they are needed.

High-Low Indicator

High Low Indicator

Find historic highs and lows on any chart, for any timeframe.

Renko Indicator

Renko Indicator

Overlay any chart with Renko bars to analyze price movements with ease.

Chart Group Indicator

Chart Group Indicator

Link charts together, so that changing the symbol on one changes it for all.

Freehand Drawing Indicator

Freehand Drawing Indicator

Draw on any chart completely freehand, at the press of a single button

FREE MetaTrader 4 Add-Ons

MT4 add-ons enable you to customize the MT4 platform to better suit your individual trading needs.

Mini Terminal

Mini Terminal

Lets you adapt MT4’s deal ticket and charts to your preferences with a host of highly configurable new features.

  • Offering superior trade ticket functionality compared to the standard MT4 trade ticket
  • See your entries, stops and limits displayed on charts
  • Switch between pips and cash when viewing running profit or loss
  • Undock charts from MT4 to view as part of your desktop
  • Access interactive smart lines directly on charts when you create stops or limits

Trade Terminal

Trade Terminal

Controls all of your trades from a single, powerful window.

  • See an improved trade ticket with more detail, including the spread
  • Access configurable risk management tools
  • Create alerts based on account activity
  • Carry out bulk actions on all your open positions
  • Save trades as templates, including advanced order types like breakouts and reversions

Stealth Orders

Stealth Orders

Let’s you keep your trades anonymous.

  • Place stops or limit orders automatically using the app
  • Add stop-losses and limits to your positions

Correlation Matrix

Correlation Matrix

Enables you to see how correlated your watched markets are, and limit your risk accordingly.

  • Spot correlations at a glance
  • Configure by timeframe or number of bars

Alarm Manager

Alarm Manager

Manage all your alerts, or create new ones, in a single window.

  • Set up notifications for a range of scenarios with automatic actions
  • Create alerts using technical indicators
  • View and edit alerts that you’ve created elsewhere



See the latest news and upcoming market events in your trading platform.

  • Add newsfeeds via RSS
  • Access a detailed events calendar
  • Real-time currency news from DailyFX

Market Manager

Market Manager

Is a way to filter markets, view account details and check your open positions in one place.

Sentiment Trader

Sentiment Trader

Can analyse market sentiment or view a historic price vs sentiment chart.

Tick Chart Trader

Tick Chart Trader

View a variety of tick charts and a new trade ticket for short term traders.

Correlation Trader

Correlation Trader

Looks at the correlations between any two markets.

Candle Countdown

Candle Countdown

You can see the time remaining in the current bar for a variety of timeframes.

Session Mat

Session Map

Shows you which market is currently open, whether that be New York, London or Tokyo.

Trade on mobile and tablet apps

Trade with your IG MT4 account anywhere you go by downloading the MT4 Mobile App.


How to Download MT4 for iOS

To run the MT4 app on one of these devices, the device must be updated to iOS 4.0 or later.

  1. Visit the app store
  2. Type in ‘MetaTrader 4’
  3. Select the MetaTrader 4 app
  4. Click ‘get’
  5. Open the MT4 app on your iOS device and sign in with your IG account

How to install MT4 for Android

MT4 for Android requires your device, whether that be a phone or tablet, to be powered by Android OS 2.1 or higher.

  1. Visit the Google Play app store
  2. Type in ‘MetaTrader 4’
  3. Select the MetaTrader 4 app
  4. Click ‘install’
  5. Open the MT4 app on your Android device and sign in with your IG account

Download MetaTrader4 Indicators and Add-Ons

To get these MT4 indicators and add-ons for FREE, you’ll need to register with Optimus Futures and then create a live or demo account with IG.

Once you register and create your account, simply go to the ‘navigator’ window at the top left of your screen and open the ‘indicators’ folder. You then drag the indicator that you want onto a price chart and a window will pop up for you to decide the parameters that you wish to set.