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| Bisq || {{No}} || {{No}} || https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq-desktop/issues/1139 https://bisq.community/t/bech32-address-support/6521
| Coinbase.com || {{Yes}} || {{No}} || https://twitter.com/diogorsergio/status/983052769262292992
| Coinbase.com || {{Yes}} || {{No}} || https://twitter.com/diogorsergio/status/983052769262292992

Revision as of 09:31, 8 November 2018

Bech32 is a new bitcoin address format specified by BIP 0173. This page tracks the adoption of Bech32.

Ideally wallets and services would first support sending to bech32 addresses. After almost everything can send to, then people may be willing to adopt bech32 widely for receiving.

The amount of bech32 addresses on the blockchain is tracked on this website: https://p2sh.info/dashboard/db/bech32-statistics?orgId=1

 ?? Maybe / Haven't checked / placeholder
Planned The developers said they plan to
PR Merged In the case of software, code has been written and merged, and it will be in next release.
Yes Feature has been released

Software Wallets

Name Send to Create/receive Notes
Bitcoin Core Yes Yes
Bitcoin Knots Yes Yes
Electrum Yes Yes
Armory  ?? No
JoinMarket Yes No
GreenAddress Yes Planned
Breadwallet Yes No https://twitter.com/udiWertheimer/status/975810157941796864
Samourai Wallet Yes Yes
Coinomi Yes Yes reddit source
BTC.com Yes No
Casa Yes No
Mycelium No No
Bitcoin Wallet for Android No No
Wasabi Wallet Yes Yes

Hardware Wallets

Hardware wallet manufacturers typically publish a web wallet or browser add-on wallet for use with their hardware. Users can also sometimes connect their hardware wallet to a software wallet like Electrum.

Name Send to Create/receive Notes
Trezor web wallet PR Merged No
Ledger chrome app No No
KeepKey chrome app No No
BitBox Desktop app Yes Yes
Trezor + Electrum Yes Yes
Ledger + Electrum Yes Yes
BitBox + Electrum Yes Yes
KeepKey + Electrum Yes PR Merged
Archos + Electrum Yes Yes
Coldcard + Electrum Yes Yes

Web Wallets

Name Send to Create/receive Notes
Coinapult  ?? No
Coin.Space  ?? No
BitGo  ?? No
blockchain.info web wallet Yes No https://twitter.com/provoost/status/1037802325874761728
HolyTransaction Yes No
Coinb.in Yes Yes open source JavaScript implementation


Name Send to Create/receive Notes
1Fox Yes No https://1fox.com/?c=en/content/blog&id=12
Anycoin Direct Yes No https://anycoindirect.eu/en/news/details/segwit-activated
BitBargain.co.uk Yes No
Bitcoin.de Yes No https://bitcoinblog.de/2018/08/10/bitcoin-de-aktiviert-segwit-kunden-sparen-gebuehren/
Bitfinex No No
BitMEX  ?? No
Bittylicious Yes No https://twitter.com/Bittylicious_/status/998881327347888128
Bitstamp No No
Bitwage  ?? No
Bisq No No https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq-desktop/issues/1139 https://bisq.community/t/bech32-address-support/6521
Coinbase.com Yes No https://twitter.com/diogorsergio/status/983052769262292992
CoinFalcon Yes No
Coinfloor  ?? No
Flyp.me Yes No
GDax Yes No https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/8c738k/coinbase_gdax_already_allows_sending_to_bc1/
Gemini No No
Genesis  ?? No
Hodl Hodl Yes No https://medium.com/@hodlhodl/hodl-hodl-segwit-compatible-exchange-a2231968ac56
Itbit  ?? No
Kraken Yes No https://twitter.com/krakenfx/status/1060306827848470528
Liberalcoins Yes Yes https://liberalcoins.com
Localbitcoins.com No No
Walltime Yes Yes https://walltime.info

Bitcoin ATM Models

Hopefully when a model updates then all its ATMs everywhere will gain that feature. See https://coinatmradar.com/shop/buy-bitcoin-atm/

Name Send to Create/receive Notes
GenesisCoin No No
General Bytes No No
Lamassu Douro No No

Blockchain Explorers

For trying these out you can use mainnet TXIDs 4ef47f6eb681d5d9fa2f7e16336cd629303c635e8da51e425b76088be9c8744c and 514a33f1d46179b89e1fea7bbb07b682ab14083a276979f91038369d1a8d689b. And addresses bc1qar0srrr7xfkvy5l643lydnw9re59gtzzwf5mdq and bc1qc7slrfxkknqcq2jevvvkdgvrt8080852dfjewde450xdlk4ugp7szw5tk9.

Some blockchain explorers can only parse the bech32 address and display it, they don't build an index so users cannot search for bech32 addresses.

See also: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Category:Block_chain_browsers

Name Display Index Notes
Bitflyer Yes Yes https://chainflyer.bitflyer.jp/
Bitupper Explorer Yes Yes https://bitupper.com/en/explorer/bitcoin
blockchain.info Yes No
Blockchair Yes Yes https://blockchair.com/
Blockcypher No No https://live.blockcypher.com/btc
Blockonomics Yes Yes https://www.blockonomics.co
blockstream.info Yes Yes https://blockstream.info/
chaindex Yes Yes https://chaindex.com/blockchain/
Insight No No Open source explorer, instances are https://insight.bitpay.com/ and https://chain.localbitcoins.com/
OXT Yes Yes https://oxt.me/
Tradeblock No No https://tradeblock.com/bitcoin

Payment Processors

Name Invoice addresses Withdrawal addresses Notes
CoinGate No Yes

Other Services

Casinos, marketplaces, etc that let users withdraw money

Name Withdrawals Notes
1Broker Yes
Crypto-Games.net Yes bitcointalk source
YOLOdice Yes A popular dice site https://yolodice.com