MetaQuotes Software, the developers behind MetaTrader 4, released the platform in 2002. It’s since undergone a number of iterations. Today the MetaTrader 4 platform isn’t just popular among Forex traders. The software is used for trading futures, CFDs, stocks, commodities, and cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ripple (XRP).
MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is an online trading platform best-known for speculating on the Forex market. Available for download on Mac, Windows, and mobile apps, it’s offered by most brokers in 2021.