Tutorial: Installing Metatrader 4 | Vantage FX

Installing MT4


Congratulations and thank you for choosing Vantage FX’s Metatrader 4 for Mac (MT4). Combining Vantage FX with Metatrader 4 for Mac will allow you to benefit from:

  • No Dealing Desk Execution. No Requotes. 100% Straight Through Processing
  • ASIC Regulated Standards
  • Funds Secure in Segregated Client Accounts at NAB
  • Leverage up to 500:1
  • Award-winning Execution Speeds
  • Competitive spreads from 0.0 pips
  • 24/5 Premium Customer Support

Metatrader 4 for Mac is an easy and flexible online trading system for managing Forex trades and strategies. The Vantage FX version of the MT4 platform provides a wide array of market analysis tools, such as Expert Advisors, that can be used to gain insight into the patterns of the global foreign exchange markets, without the requirement of constantly scanning the market manually. Coupled with our highly competitive pricing, forex traders are able to develop and implement strategies with minimal ongoing effort.


It is advised that traders should gain a basic understanding of the Forex market and trading fundamentals. For those new to trading, Vantage FX provides many educational tools and learning resources on both the Education and Forex News sections of our website.
It is important to trial out a demo account, if you are new to online trading and/or Metatrader 4. It will be a useful opportunity to familiarise yourself with the platform and to learn the skills and risks of trading. The demo account is a free 30 day trial $50,000 account and a full version mirror of the live trading environment.

All traders are advised to consider and read the Financial Services Guide and Product Disclosure Statement, provided at www.vantagefx.com/about-us/legal-documents. For more information, please go to ‘Support’ section at end of the manual

Getting Started


1. Download the Vantage FX MetaTrader 4 (MT4) software. If you have not done so yet, please complete the
form here: www.vantagefx.com/get-trading/demo-account

2. Once you have completed the form, select DOWNLOAD METATRADER 4

3. Run the vfx4setup.exe file and select ‘Run’ when the dialogue box appears

4. Select ‘Yes” when asked if you want to allow the program to make changes

5. Click ‘I Agree’ upon finishing reading the License Agreement

6. If you would like to set a custom install folder select ‘Settings’ before proceeding

7. Click ‘Next’ and proceed through the Vantage FX MT4 Setup

8. The installer will now download the latest version of MT4, once this is complete, click ‘Finish’


Vantage FX have expanded the capabilities of MT4 by adding new and exciting features, including:

  • Smart Trader Tools package including an advanced one-click trading panel and new order management tools
  • Economic calendar
  • Account management facilities
  • Forex News Terminal

Make sure you upgrade your Vantage FX MT4 platform with our MT4 Smart Trader Tools package under the Trading Tools menu on our website.

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Vantage Global Prime Pty Ltd provides its services to Australian residents only.
Due to regulatory requirements, when you click ‘continue’ you will be redirected to the global website of Vantage FX, which is operated by Vantage International Group Limited - a company registered in the Cayman Islands and regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).