Files with mq5 suffix can be typically encountered as programs written in MetaQuotes programming language 5 for MetaTrader 5 trading platform.

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MQ5 file extension - MetaQuotes Language 5 source code

What is mq5 file? How to open mq5 files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

File extension mq5 seems to be mainly related to MetaTrader platform and used for one of its unique file type.

An .mq5 file represents a program written for MetaTrader 5, an online trading platform for Forex, Futures, and CFD markets; may be a Custom Indicator, Expert Advisor, Script, or Library file. It contains source code written in MQL5 (MetaQuotes Language 5), typically includes variables, classes, functions, and comments.

Note: May also have been adopted by other trading platforms such a Forex.

The default software associated to open mq5 file:

MetaQuotes Software Corp. logoMetaEditor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
MetaQuotes Software Corp.

MetaEditor is a multifunction specialized editor intended for creating, editing, and compiling application programs written in MQL4.

Help how to open:

MetaEditor can be used to open and edit .mq5 files.

How to convert:

It seems that .mq5 files can be opened, edited and compiled into .ex5 files using MetaEditor, a specialized editor for creating trading robots and technical indicators.

List of software applications associated to the .mq5 file extension

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Software that open mq5 file - MetaQuotes Language 5 source code

Programs supporting the exension mq5 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about MetaEditor for open mq5 file action.

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