MetaTrader Tutorial by InterTrader http://www.financial-spread-betting.com/intertrader/metatrader.html How to Use MetaTrader. MT4 has been kind of pivotal in my trading career. So what is MT4. MT4 also known as MetaTrader 4 is an electronic trading platform, you can chart thru it, you can trade thru it and is primarily meant for retail traders. It is developed by MetaQuote Software and was released in 2005 and as such it has been around a long time. The software is licensed to foreign exchange brokers who provide the software to their clients.
The MT4 software consists of both a client and server componend. The server component is run by the broker and the client software is provided to the broker’s clients (InterTrader), who use it to see live streaming prices and charts, to place orders, and to manage their accounts.