in the article:
- Why you should use portable version of MT4 terminal
- How to use MT4 portable app using usb flash drive, hdd, other pc, vps server
- How to make MT4 portable app using any mt4 version
- Download MT4 portable latest official build 1170
1. What is a portable app?
A portable app is a computer program that you can place in any folder, a portable device or cloud drive and use on any Windows computer. This app using only local path to storing the settings and your personal data and working without installation process on current PC.
2. Moving a portable app between PCs, local folders, portable devices, cloud drives
Typical installation process for portable apps is simple coping and pasting process an app folder to a device’s destination directory. This app works from any device (USB flash drive, portable hard drive, cloud drive, iPod, etc), also works as you move computers and your drive letter changes.
3. How to make MT4 portable app using any mt4 version
If you have already installed mt4 terminal app on your PC you can make this app portable without loosing your settings and toolset by following this instruction:
- Since now all your data will be store in MT4 installation folder.You can freely moving this folder on your PC or copy to any portable devices.
To run this app you should use that shortcut with /portable parameter.
4. Metatrader4 portable official metaquotes mt4 version build 1170
Metaquotes company officially ended of support mt4 version of their trading terminal.
If you will try to download mt4setup.exe from official site it will force to install mt5 version without any options. This is marketing tactics to gain mt5 users from young traders.
I’ve built portable mt4 version using latest official 1170 build for myself and you can download it just click download button.
- Download mt4 portable.zip file
- Unzip to any directory of your device or PC
- Right mouse click on terminal.exe file and create shortcut to this file
- Use this instruction to make portable mt4 shortcut