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Get full trading features just the way you want them! While you can use Metatrader4 on your iPad or iPhone, until now there hasn’t been a fully MAC compatible version available. Frustrating, isn’t it? Never ones to let our customers down, Hantec Markets has come to your rescue with a fully featured MT4 download available for all MAC users.
You’ll enjoy all the features the world’s most popular trading platform has to offer, not to mention bundles of added extras from us including access to our daily and weekly market reports, economic calendar, Autochartist tool and educational resources to hone your trading.
Download PlayonMac Just visit the official website at this link, click on the download and follow the instructions.
Install PlayonMac Once you’ve downloaded the DMG package, launch it and follow the step by step instructions until installation is complete.
Update Wine Emulator Update Wine emulator
Wine 1.4.1. is automatically installed with PlayonMac. It's currently the most stable version – but if you wish you can update to the beta version of Wine 1.5.31 which has a number of improved features. To update:
Select Tools > Manage Wine Versions
Select the latest version from the left hand window and drag it to the right hand window. The upgrade will start automatically. Once the installation is complete the new version will appear. You can now close this and install MT4.
Install Metatrader 4 To install the MetaTrader4 platform, please first sign up for a demo account here.
After the download is complete, please launch the setup file. PlayOnMac will automatically be used to open it. Follow the step by step installation.
When the installation is complete, PlayOnMac will offer to create shortcuts for MetaTrader 4 terminal components - the client terminal itself and MetaEditor.
After creating these shortcuts, you can start using MetaTrader 4. Double click on it in PlayOnMac window to launch the terminal.
Then just login as you would on any device, and you’re good to go!
MT4 Data Directory
PlayOnMac creates a separate virtual logical drive with necessary environment for each installed program.
The default path of the installed terminal’s data folder is: Library\PlayOnMac\WinePrefix\MetaTrader_4_\Drive C\Program Files\MetaTrader 4
As mentioned above, some versions of Wine are not completely stable. On occasion this might cause some functions of the
MetaTrader 4 terminal to not work correctly.
We are aware of the following:
– News might not display if it contains Unicode symbols.
News in English is displayed correctly.
– Updates may occur silently
– Cmd and F1 can sometimes close the terminal
Except for these minor issues, you can enjoy all the features of MetaTrader 4 on Mac OS.
Need help? No problem
If you have any questions or need assistance installing MT4 on your Mac don’t hesitate to get in touch.
One of our friendly client service team will be waiting to assist you.
Risk Disclaimer :
Trading FX and / or CFDs which are leveraged products can result in losses exceeding investment, therefore, you should not risk more than you are prepared to lose.
Before trading you should completely understand the risks involved and be aware that these products are not suitable for everyone.