What is a .EX4 File And How To Open It – MetaQuotes Software Corp. (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .ex4 extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .ex4 file extension and how to open it.

What is a .EX4 file?

The .EX4 file extension is from MetaTrader 4 Program File. This file extension belongs to the developer MetaQuotes Software Corp.. The file has the binary format, and it is a executable file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ex4 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .EX4 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .EX4 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .EX4 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ex4 file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the MetaQuotes MetaTrader software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is MetaQuotes MetaTrader.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .EX4 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the MetaQuotes MetaTrader software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .EX4 file?

If you are still unable to open the .EX4 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .EX4 file.ex5 – MetaQuotes Software Corp., .example – Example Configuration File, .exb – CAXA, .exb – Evernote, .exc – Lionhead Studios. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .EX4 file with the MetaQuotes MetaTrader program on Windows.