EX4 File Type

- The quick facts

What are EX4 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an EX4 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an EX4 file?

Files that contain the .ex4 file extension are associated with the online MetaTrader trading platform software application. The MetaTrader application is an online program that is used to trade Forex, Futures and CFD markets in the online environment.

The EX4 files contain code that have been compiled from different MQ4 files. These files contain Expert Advisor Files and can be executed by the trading platform application.

Some of the EX4 files that are on a user's computer are pre-written files that are included with the MetaTrader application. The EX4 files can also be custom files that are written for the MetaTrader software.

How to open EX4 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the EX4 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your EX4 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different EX4 openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

Suggest another file format using extension EX4

While we know of one file format using the .EX4 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .EX4 file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of EX4 files. Remember, different programs may use EX4 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with EX4-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with EX4-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!