Build your own algorithms or import Expert Advisors from within the MetaTrader 4 platform.
MT4’s charts can be fully customized and adjusted to suit your individual trading needs.
The minimum lot size on MT4 is 0.01 lots, helping you manage the risks of high-volume trading.
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
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
Gauge market movement with pivot points and add alerts if they are needed.
Find historic highs and lows on any chart, for any timeframe.
Overlay any chart with Renko bars to analyze price movements with ease.
Chart Group Indicator
Link charts together, so that changing the symbol on one changes it for all.
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.
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
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
Let’s you keep your trades anonymous.
Place stops or limit orders automatically using the app
Add stop-losses and limits to your positions
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
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
Is a way to filter markets, view account details and check your open positions in one place.
Can analyse market sentiment or view a historic price vs sentiment chart.
Tick Chart Trader
View a variety of tick charts and a new trade ticket for short term traders.
Looks at the correlations between any two markets.
You can see the time remaining in the current bar for a variety of timeframes.
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.
Visit the app store
Type in ‘MetaTrader 4’
Select the MetaTrader 4 app
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.
Visit the Google Play app store
Type in ‘MetaTrader 4’
Select the MetaTrader 4 app
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.
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