The 10 Best Mtg Trade Binders Reviews & Comparison

The 10 Best Mtg Trade Binders Reviews & Comparison

Whether you’re a competitive or casual MTG player, a good binder is essential for carrying all your cards. And one of the best ways to quickly get your binders is to buy them from the manufacturer. Wizards of the Coast, the company behind Magic: The Gathering, has an entire line of official binders, from the simple to the deluxe variety. These binders are designed for tournament play and are quite affordable. The problem is, many people don’t know that the official Wizards of the Coast binders exist.

And when you go looking on your own, you might find some less-than-ideal options. That’s why I created this guide to the best Wizards of the Coast binders. I’ve reviewed 12 products, all of which are officially endorsed by Wizards of the Coast.

Top 10 mtg trade binders Review for 2022

Looking for some MTG trade binder solutions?

In this guide, we’ll review 7 of the best MTG trade binders on the market right now. We’ll also outline some key things to consider when buying, to help you find the best MTG trade binder for your needs.

1. Vault X Premium Exo-Tec® Zip Binder – 4 Pocket Trading Card Album Folder – 160 Side Loading Pocket Binder for TCG

Features :

  • 4 pocket per page premium quality zip-up trading card binder. With padded, extra rigid front and rear covers made from non-slip, water resistant Exo-Tec material. 20 pages holding 160 cards. Made from archival-safe, acid-free non-PVC material.
  • PROTECT – With a lightweight padded layer built into each page the Vault X trading card holder protects your cards from scrapes and dings keeping them in mint condition.
  • SECURE – Side loading pockets designed to keep your cards securely in place. High quality zip keeps the Vault X trading card folder closed when not in use. No more card spills.
  • PERFECT DESIGN – The Vault X binder is designed to fit a variety of TCG and sports cards. Compatible with all standard card protector sleeves, including Vault X Card Sleeves.
  • SIZE – Inner Pocket Size: 2.7in x 3.8in – Folder Size: 7.5in x 9.6in

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.787401574
Width 9.6456692815
Length 7.480314953

And card gamesA premium zip binder that has 4 pockets to hold your cards and comes with a handy storage case. The exo-tec® fiber material is incredibly durable and is impact-resistant. This binder is also very spacious and will hold up to 160 cards and is a great choice for card games with thicker or longer cards. It’s also super easy to insert and remove your cards, as the material is removable and adjustable.

You can also use it with standard sized transparent sleeves to preserve your cards in top condition. The only downside to this product is the cost. However, it does last for a very long time.

2. Ultra Pro Magic The Gathering Mythic Edition Premium PRO Binder 4 Pocket

Features :

  • Holds 160 sleeved cards
  • protect your most epic standard-size game cards
  • E-18341
  • item package weight: 7.89 pounds

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 11.42
Width 8.07
Length 10.23
Weight 1.1
Release Date 2020-08-01T00:00:01Z

Our editor’s choice of the best magic the gathering binder is the ultra pro magic the gathering mythic edition premium pro binder 4 pocket. The binder is specifically designed to hold all the cards of the popular trading card game. This binder is made of premium canvas which is both durable and long lasting. The interior is made of archival-safe premium white kraft paper which is much thicker than standard paper. This paper is acid-free, moisture-resistant, and archival-safe.

The premium pro binder is also made with durable nylon straps and convenient zippers that are weather-resistant. The dimensions of this binder are 16. 5 x 11 x 2. 5 inches.

3. CLOVERCAT Waterproof Trading Card Binder, Storage Book with 3 Rings, 720 Double Sided Pocket Album Compatible with Pokémon Cards, Amiibo, Yugioh, MTG and Other Sports Cards (Orange, 9 Pocket)

Features :

  • WE GOT YOU COVERED: Enjoy better protection with our trading card / pokemon card binder’s heavy duty structure. These card holders for trading cards are a great way to store and display your card collections and mini polaroid pictures long term.
  • WE KNOW WHAT YOU WANT: Our 3-ring trading card holder is designed for convenience when adding or removing sheets. This 9-Pocket card collection binder has 40 pages of double-sided protective sheets. Holds up to 720 cards, providing plenty of space to get all your cards organized and it is easy to take with, because showing off your collection is half the fun!
  • TOUGH AS YOU ARE: The outside of this trading card case is made from durable and waterproof PU material. The card sleeves are made of durable, acid-free, waterproof clear polypropylene. We made this 3 ring sports card binder heavy duty to protect your trading cards from fading and staining.
  • PROTECT EVERYTHING: Our protective card sleeves fit all standard sized trading cards, such as Skylanders, Pokemon, football cards, baseball cards, playing cards, mini Polaroid photos and more!
  • INCLUDES: 1 trading/pokemon card holder binder and 40 pages of double sided protective sheets having 9 pockets per side for a total 720 pockets.

Additional Info :

Color Orange Edge, Black

The clovercat binder is a well-designed product that will help you to collect and store your favorite cards. The 3 pockets expand to hold up to 9 cards each or 720 cards altogether. The 3 rings make it easy to organize the cards. The inner plastic material is durable, and the outer material is made of high-grade PVC. The durable outer material is water resistant, so you don’t have to worry that your cards will get damaged while storing them.

The clovercat binder is also a well-designed product that is easy to use. The 3 pockets expand to hold up to 9 cards each or 720 cards altogether. The 3 rings make it easy to organize the cards.

4. Vault X Binder – 9 Pocket Trading Card Album Folder – 360 Side Loading Pocket Binder for TCG

Features :

  • 9 pocket per page high quality trading card binder. 20 pages holding 360 cards. Made from archival-safe, acid-free non-PVC material.
  • PROTECT – With a lightweight padded layer built into each page the Vault X trading card holder protects your cards from scrapes and dings keeping them in mint condition.
  • SECURE – Side loading pockets designed to keep your cards securely in place. High Quality elastic band fastener keeps the Vault X trading card folder closed. No more card spills.
  • PERFECT DESIGN – The Vault X binder is designed to fit a variety of cards. Compatible with Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon, YuGiOh!, Star Wars X-Wing, Force Of Will, Cardfight Vanguard, WoW, Panini XL & Match Attax Football Cards along with many more. Compatible with all standard card protector sleeves, including Vault X Card Sleeves.
  • SIZE – Inner Pocket Size: 2.7in x 3.8in – Folder Size: 9.8in x 12in

Additional Info :

Color Red
Item Dimensions
Height 1.181102361
Width 12.0078740035
Length 9.6456692815

, poker, or board gamesThe x binder is one of the best binder options for trading card games, as it can hold 9 individual card packs or sleeves. If you’re looking for the most space, this model from vault excels. The binder itself is made from high-quality materials, with decent durability. The outer material feels sturdy and has a nice finish, and the inside dividers are durable and easy to remove.

Removing dividers is a simple process – just pull them out and slide them into the attached pocket binder. There are 3 main sections to the binder, with an additional 1 divider in the middle.

5. Card Guardian – 9 Pocket Trading Card Album 360 Side Loading Pocket Binder for Trading Card Games TCG (Black)

Features :

  • PERFECT CARD STORAGE – Highest quality PVC-free binder with 20 pages of 9 pockets per page – holding a total of 360 cards.
  • REFINED DESIGN – With a reinforced front and back cover your cards will be kept safe and in mint condition. The binder stays closed securely due to the high quality elastic band.
  • COMPATIBILITY – Card Guardian binders are designed to fit the majority of cards. Compatible with Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon, YuGiOh!, Flesh & Blood, Basketball Cards, Star Wars X-Wing, Force Of Will, Cardfight Vanguard, WoW, Panini XL & Match Attax Football Cards. The binder is also compatible with all standard card protector sleeves.
  • DURABILITY – By using the highest quality materials, the Card Guardian binder is a durable solution for storing and protecting your cards in the long-term.
  • SIZE – The Binder measures at 12 inches x 9.64 inches with an Inner Pocket Size of 2.67 inches x 3.81 inches which makes the Card Guardian binder fully compatible for storing the majority of Collectible Cards.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.787401574
Width 9.6456692815
Length 12.0078740035

For all your trading card games, this card guardian 9 pocket binder is a good choice. It has a 360 degree side loading system that allows you to easily insert and extract the binder without opening it. It also has 9 pockets on 3/4th inch thick pages that are easy to write on and store cards. The only thing that we didn’t like about this card binder is that the cover is a little hard to open and close.

However, it is very durable and will last for a long time. Another thing that we really loved about this model is that it has a lock and key system to keep your binder secure.

6. Foalgo Trading Card Binder, Card Collection Binder Album Folder with 540 Side Loading Pockets, 9 Pocket Trading Card Album Folder for TGC,MTG, Baseball Cards, Yugioh ( Black )

Features :

  • 【Large Card Storage Capacity】9 pocket per page premium quality zip-u trading card binder.30 pages, It means that it can hold 540 cards,providing plenty of space to get all your cards organized.
  • 【Design Advanced】9-Pocket Trading Card Binder with black middle material gives cards a classic framed look and enhances the art on each cards.And compatible with all standard card sleeves.
  • 【Full Of Security】9 Pocket Trading Card Album Folder with side loading pockets designed to keep your cards securely in place. High quality zip keeps the Foalgo trading card folder closed when not in use. No more card spills.
  • 【Effective Protection】Trading Card Album with front and rear cover using leathermaterial and harmless to the human body. Built-in and case are waterproof material. Card Collection Binder Album Folder protects your cards from scrapes and dings keeping them in mint condition.
  • 【Size】Trading Card Binder-9 Pocket Inner Pocket Size: 2.75in x 3.81in – Folder Size: 7.5in x 9.8in. And it is lighweight for carrying it anywhere.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.7
Width 10
Length 13.5
Weight 1.2

The first thing that attracted me to this binder is the solid construction and the quality of the material. It is made up of high-quality materials and the stitching is tight to ensure that the pages do not fall out when you are carrying the album around. The material is durable and long-lasting. The foalgo trading card binder has a good weight to ensure that it does not feel cheap.

The album has 540 pockets to hold all your cards for your favorite games and is sure to last for many years. The pages are made with premium and durable material. With this binder, you will not have to worry about losing your cards and should feel confident that the cards are safely held.

7. Alteagle 9 Pocket Trading Card Binder, 360 Side Loading Pocket Album for TCG

Features :

  • AMPLE STORAGE: fit 360 cards with built-in 20 count 9 pockets sheets. Side loading pockets prevent cards from spilling out and keeps them safe during transportation.
  • PREMIUM BUILD: made with acid-free, PVC-free, archival grade materials, with A-grade elastic strap that keeps the folder secure when not in use.
  • TRANSPARENT POCKET : see through every art & detail of your trading cards collection, no need to take them out of pocket sheets.
  • ULTRA PORTABLE: take minimal space in your backpack.Carry your entire collection with you in the Alteagle Binder.
  • FULLY COMPATIBILE: Compatible with standard sized trading cards with protector sleeves on..

Additional Info :

Color Black

, poker and board gamesThe alteagle 360 side loading pocket album can hold up to 360 standard sized cards or 120 double-sided cards. The pages are made of premium quality material, and the binders are durable and high quality. The cover and spine are made of vinyl, and the pages are made of durable and thick cardboard. One of the best things about this album is the fact that it comes with inserts for holding cards in place. This ensures that the cards do not shift during gameplay.

It also has a clear overlay for easy viewing of the cards. Another great thing about this product is that it is very easy to use. The pages are removable, and the binding system is straightforward.

8. Ultra Pro 25 3 X 4 Top Loader Card Holder for Baseball, Football, Basketball, Hockey, Golf, Single Sports Cards Top Loads

Features :

  • Protect your valuable collectible trading cards with the original Ultra PRO top loader. Our hard plastic card sleeves are the industry standard in card protectors.
  • These rigid hard plastic protectors are made with super clear PVC to keep your cards safe for storage, display, during trade, and in shipments.
  • With outer dimensions of 3″ x 4″, these toploaders are designed to safely store standard size cards (2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″) up to 35 points in thickness.
  • Whether you are making a trading card holder or the ultimate sports card binder, Ultra Pro sheets are the industry standard in trading card protectors.
  • TIME TESTED: Since 1952 Ultra Pro has been the leading manufacturer and supplier of collectible trading card albums, cases & trading card sleeves. Our brand is known for high quality, innovation and customer service.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 11.81102361
Width 11.81102361
Length 7.87401574
Weight 0.000625
Release Date 2018-01-01T00:00:01Z

Your cards, ultra pro’s 25 3 x 4 size is perfect for storing your cards, making it easier to find what you’re looking for, as well as preventing them from becoming scattered across your house or office. The material that this holder is made from is what really sets it apart from other options on the market. The material is a patented polypropylene material which is incredibly durable and resistant to bending, cracking, and fading.

In addition to the material being resistant to damage the material is also moisture resistant meaning that the cards will not warp or curl when stored in this holder. This holder is sized perfectly for storing cards, you can use it to store your collector’s edition cards in style.

9. Vault X Binder – 4 Pocket Trading Card Album Folder – 160 Side Loading Pocket Binder for TCG

Features :

  • 4 pocket per page high quality trading card binder. 20 pages holding 160 cards. Made from archival-safe, acid-free non-PVC material.
  • PROTECT – With a lightweight padded layer built into each page the Vault X trading card holder protects your cards from scrapes and dings keeping them in mint condition.
  • SECURE – Side loading pockets designed to keep your cards securely in place. High Quality elastic band fastener keeps the Vault X trading card folder closed. No more card spills.
  • PERFECT DESIGN – The Vault X binder is designed to fit a variety of cards. Compatible with Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon, YuGiOh!, Star Wars X-Wing, Force Of Will, Cardfight Vanguard, WoW, Panini XL & Match Attax Football Cards along with many more. Compatible with all standard card protector sleeves, including Vault X Card Sleeves.
  • SIZE – Inner Pocket Size: 2.7in x 3.8in – Folder Size: 6.9in x 8.3in

Additional Info :

Color Red
Item Dimensions
Height 1.181102361
Width 8.267716527
Length 6.8897637725
Weight 230

, sports and video gamesThe best binder for trading card games should have a good quality leather. The vault x binder is made of top grain leather that is durable and smooth enough to slide your cards into the binder easily. The company also uses rivets to hold the different compartments of the binder together. The best thing about this binder is that it can hold up to 160 standard size trading cards.

This is more than enough for most people as most people play with cards that are standard size rather than oversized. The company also makes some of the best video game binders on the market.

10. Ultra Pro 84722 Deck Builders Premium PRO-Binder-Black

Features :

  • Collectable folder for trading cards
  • Premium Collection folder
  • For your your precious cards
  • Model number: 84722

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.9055118101
Width 10.0393700685
Length 12.204724397
Weight 1.00089866948
Release Date 2016-05-15T00:00:01Z

If you are looking for the best binder that will last you a very long time, and will offer you the best protection, look no further than the Ultra Pro 84722 Deck Builders Premium Pro-Binder. This pro-binder will undoubtedly meet all your needs. First of all, it comes with a premium pro-binder, which means that it is a very durable binder.

It is made of very thick durable plastic that will withstand a fair amount of use, and will last for years without any problems. The pro-binder is the most popular binder in the world, and this is because of the fact that it is extremely durable.

Get the Best mtg trade binders

It’s been nearly a decade since Wizards of the Coast first released Magic: The Gathering. The trading card game has seen many updates and additions over this time. Now, Wizards of the Coast is introducing a new feature to the game with Magic: The Gathering Arena. This new feature is the trade binders. Magic: The Gathering has been around since 1993. Unlike many games, the trading card game can be played for a very long time. Although it’s possible to play the game for a few hours, the typical session is a few days or even weeks long. This can make trading card games quite expensive to play over time. One way to reduce cost is to set up a trade binder. This is a collection of cards that can be traded between players. The cards are organized in a way that makes it easy to find specific cards when trading. A few other players might also be using binders, allowing you to get a better deal if trading with another player. Setting up a trade binder is a simple process. You just need to make sure to follow the rules to avoid any issues. How to set up a Magic: The Gathering trade binder

The first step is to make sure that both players are eligible to use binders.

You will need to check the rules on the official Wizards of the Coast website to find out if you can use this feature. Once you are sure that you can use binders, you need to follow the instructions on the Wizards of the Coast website to set up your binder. You will need to have at least 20 cards to begin. This is a limit that you will have to follow to avoid any issues. You also need to follow the rules to avoid any issues with the binder. Some of the rules include:

You cannot have cards that are banned in Standard. You cannot have cards that are banned in Modern. You must have at least 40% Lands. You must have at least 5 cards in a color. You must have at least 1 card in each set. You cannot have any cards that are played in a Commander deck. You cannot have any cards that are in the Commander decks from Khans of Tarkir or Fate Reforged. You can only have one copy of a card. You cannot include promos or foreign versions.

Frequently Questions and Answers

  • and ‘What cards do pros use?

    ‘.   I’ll try to keep this as spoiler-free as possible, but if you really want to learn how to play, you should probably stop reading now.   If you’re still with me, read on for some useful tips.

      I’ll be going over some of my favourite decks, as well as some of the most common and most effective cards from this set.   If you’re interested in learning more about specific cards, check out  this deck list database.


  • The binders I mentioned in the introduction of this article are ideal for collectors and those who are just getting into Magic. These binders come in various sizes and each hold 60 sleeved cards. The best part?

    They are all standard sized so your cards will fit perfectly. If you’re a player who plays with oversized cards or doesn’t sleeve cards, a binder like this is a perfect way to keep your cards safe. There are countless other options though. I’ve included a few in this article.

    Please note that prices and availability may differ from country to country. I like Magicamateurs. ca because they offer a binder that is customizable.

  • They range from $9.99 to $29.99.

    Pros use more advanced Magic binders that are made specifically for them. These binders include sleeves for specific decks and come with special features that allow the pros to have?

    Better control over their decks. The main advantage of using these binders is that they allow the pros to store more cards in a smaller space. A disadvantage, however, is that you can only store standard sized cards in them.

    A standard sized card, as we all know, is 52 cards or less. So if you want to use sleeves, you will have to buy a different binder.

Conclusion

Remember – you’re not just buying a binder. You’re buying an entire portfolio of tools to help you be a better player. If you’re new to trading, you’re better off starting with a starter binder that has all the tools you need to practice trading. For example, I recommend the MTG Premium Casual Play Binder.

If you’re more experienced and looking to upgrade your binder, then consider getting one of the following:

The MTG Premium Play Mat Binder. This binder has a giant play mat, which should help you keep your cards organized and increase your chances of drawing the one you need.

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