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MetaTrader

Fifth version.

Application Details:

Version: 5.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.metaquotes.net
Votes: 6
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.13

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What works

Everything works, straight out of the box.

What does not

The fonts look blocky & hard to read, but it's really easy to fix in winetricks

Workarounds

open winetricks & in Change Settings, select fontsmooth=bgrfontsmooth=grey & fontsmooth=rgb then OK.

What was not tested

I haven't made any live trades yet, but I fully expect them to work exactly as expected as soon as I submit some.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

I set up a dedicated 32 bit wineprefix using this command:

WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/wine-mt5 winecfg

Then I set the version to XP.

I then ran:

WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/wine-mt5 winetricks

& in Change Settings, selected fontsmooth=bgrfontsmooth=grey & fontsmooth=rgb then OK.

Because I have all of my MS fonts actually live on my linux system, I use this command to alias them into the wineprefix, which saves me lots of space & effort as I have many different dedicated wineprefixes (check your own paths though):

cd ${WINEPREFIX:-~/wine-mt5}/drive_c/windows/Fonts && for i in /usr/share/fonts/ms_fonts/*.{ttf,fon}; do ln -s "$i" ; done

For the record, the wingdings font is required to display most indicators correctly.

Then I installed MT5 with this command:

WINEPREFIX=~/wine-mt5 wine start /unix ~/software/metatrader/XM-MT5/xmuk5setup.exe

NOTE: this works with any version of MT4 or MT5 from any broker, as they're just rebadged versions of the same code. 

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowFedora 32, 64-bit.Aug 01 20205.13Yes Yes YesGoldCristian 
ShowFedora 32 x86_64Jun 07 20205.10Yes Yes NoPlatinumMichael Leocádio 
ShowmacOS Mojave 10.14Oct 16 20183.0.3No Not installable NoGarbageeducemail 
CurrentArch LinuxSep 26 20172.17Yes Yes YesGoldJustinSB 
ShowLinux Mint 18 "Sarah" x86_64Jan 29 20172.0Yes Yes GoldIgor 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
36729 Metatrader 4.x can't install Expert Advisors from market (EAs) UNCONFIRMED View
43997 MetaTrader 5 doesn't start NEEDINFO View
44730 64-bit MetaTrader5 frequently hangs/live-loops on startup UNCONFIRMED View
44990 No HTTPS NEEDINFO View
45083 64-bit MetaTrader 5 hangs on exit (VMProtect 3.x, exception in TLS callback under macOS) NEW View
45746 Import pfx fails. Metatrader 5 cannot connect to broker UNCONFIRMED View
48101 Metatester 5 exits silently NEW View

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