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MQL5 file format description

Many people share .mql5 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .mql5 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .mql5 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mql5 - MetaTrader MetaQuotes Language 5 File

The MQL5 development files are related to MetaTrader 5. MQL5 file is a MetaTrader MetaQuotes Language 5 File. MetaTrader is a software platform that is independent of the forex broker. MetaQuotes Language 5 (MQL5) is the built-in programming language for automated trading strategies development.

Application:
MetaTrader 5
Category:
Development files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
mq5
MetaTrader MetaQuotes Language 5 File related extensions:
.awl
WebDev AWP Page Library
.qml
QT Meta Language Data
.fdb
Visual FoxPro Database
.axs
ActiveX Script
.prx
Visual FoxPro Compiled Program
.wpw
WinDev Mobile Window Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .mql5 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .mql5 files. Be especially cautious with .mql5 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .mql5 file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:

example.mql5

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .mql5 file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ml5, mq5, mql

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.mq5
MetaQuotes Language 5 Source Code
.mq5
MetaTrader MetaQuotes Language 5 File
.mql
MetaTrader MetaQuotes Language 4 File
.ml5
Milestones v5 Project
.ml5
MultiLedger Vendors Data

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