.EX4 File Extension

MetaQuotes Software Corp.
File Type:
MetaTrader 4 Program File

Having trouble opening .ex4 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ex4 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ex4 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a EX4 file?

Ex4 file extension has MetaTrader 4 Program file type, developed by MetaQuotes Software Corp., which is associated with the "executable files" category.

MetaTrader is a program for online trading on Forex, CFD, and Futures markets. It uses files with this extension as they contain executable code compiled from .MQ4 files. For EX4 file compilation from source code files, you will have to use Meta Editor, which is integrated into MetaTrader software. EX4 files may include scripts and indicators. This format was used by the fourth version of MetaTrader, while MetaTrader 5 switched to the new .EX5 format.  

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

ex4 file icon
MetaQuotes Software Corp.
File Type:
MetaTrader 4 Program File
Executable Files

How to open EX4 file?

Double click the ex4 file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ex4 extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ex4 extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ex4 file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open EX4 files

  • Windows Windows
    • MetaQuotes MetaTrader MetaQuotes MetaTrader

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ex4 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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