MetaTrader for Mac
The MetaTrader 4 (MT4) platform is available for OS X users. As MT4 is a native Windows application, you will need to follow these simple steps to get you started.
Please note that certain antivirus applications prevent this installation.
Firstly, you will need to install the WineBottler application, a piece of software that allows you to run Windows applications on OS X. Please visit the product's official website and download the current stable version.
Once downloaded double-click on the WineBottlerCombo_1.6.1.dmg in your download folder.
This window will appear:
- Drag both Wine and WintBottler into the Applications folder. You're now ready to download the platform using the following instructions.
Download the platform
- You can download the platform free of charge
After the download is completed please click on the alpariuksetup.exe file and select ‘Open’.
A new window will pop up. Select ‘Convert to simple OS X Application bundle with WineBottler’ and click ‘Go’.
You will see this window. Please click on 'install'.
Afterwards you will be asked for the name and location you wish to save the MT4 platform on your computer. Please choose an appropriate name and location.
The MetaTrader setup window will appear. Please click on 'Next'.
Please select the installation folder and click 'Next'.
Important - leave the below boxes unchecked and after clicking 'Next' it will automatically check and install the necessary components.
Click on 'Finish'.
Click on 'OK'.
The fully-functional terminal will look like this on OS X:
To create an MT4 shortcut drag and drop the file on to your desktop.
The full features of MT4 are now available for you to enjoy on OS X.
It may be worth remembering that as MT4 is a native Windows application some functions may not work fully.