MQ5 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a MQ5 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .MQ5 files.

What is a MQ5 file?

The MQ5 file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the MQ5 file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the MQ5 file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about MQ5 files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open MQ5 files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension MQ5 for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different MQ5 openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of MQ5 files. Remember, different programs may use MQ5 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

MetaQuotes Language EditorMetaQuotes Language EditorUser submitted
MetaTrader Admiral Markets UK LtdMetaTrader Admiral Markets UK LtdUser submitted
MetaTrader Admiral Markets ASMetaTrader Admiral Markets ASUser submitted
Swissquote Ltd MT5 Client TerminalSwissquote Ltd MT5 Client TerminalUser submitted
MetaTrader - E-Global Trade & Finance GroupMetaTrader - E-Global Trade & Finance GroupUser submitted
FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader PlatformFXPRIMUS - MetaTrader PlatformUser submitted
ThinkForex Australia MetaTraderThinkForex Australia MetaTraderUser submitted
Forex Broker Inc MT4 Client TerminalForex Broker Inc MT4 Client TerminalUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!