What is a .EX5 File And How To Open It – MetaQuotes Software Corp.


Have you came across a file with the .ex5 extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ex5 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .EX5 file?

The file extension .EX5 comes from MetaTrader 5 Program File. The development of this file was done by MetaQuotes Software Corp.. This executable file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ex5 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .EX5 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .EX5 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .EX5 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .ex5 file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the MetaQuotes MetaTrader software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is MetaQuotes MetaTrader.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .EX5 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. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .EX5 file?

If you are still unable to open the .EX5 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .EX5 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .example – Example Configuration File, .exb – CAXA, .exb – Evernote, .exc – Lionhead Studios, .exc – Acer. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .EX5 file with the MetaQuotes MetaTrader program on Windows.