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List of Bitcoin-related software. See also Category:Software.

Bitcoin clients

Bitcoin clients

  • Bitcoin client - standard Bitcoin client, recommended for installation
  • bitcoind - GUI-less version of the standard Bitcoin client, providing JSON-RPC interface (see also -server option of the standard client)

Frontends to bitcoind

Alternative, experimental implementations:

  • BitDroid - Java client
  • Bitdollar - C++/Qt client, unstable beta version
  • BitCoinJ - Java client by Google, early development stage
  • Freecoin - C++ client, supports alternative currencies like Beertoken
  • Pycoin - Python client
  • QBitcoin - C++/Qt client, unfinished
  • BCCAPI (Bitcoin Client API) - a java library designed for making secure light-weight bitcoin clients.

Frontends to eWallet

Bitcoin Trade Data

  • Bitcoin Charts – Html website that has trading data for virtual all the bitcoin markets.
  • MtGox Live - Html website that shows a live fee of MtGox trade data in an innovative chart form. (Must Use Chrome)
  • BitcoinNotify - Realtime Bitcoin price alerts (via SMS, Jabber, e-mail or HTTP call) on major exchanges
  • Bitcoinity - Html Ajax website that shows a live feed of MtGox, TradeHill, and BitMarket.
  • Bitcoin Sentiment Index - A financial index that collects and disseminates sentiment data about bitcoin.
  • Preev - Bitcoin converter with live exchange rates.

Bitcoin software

Web interfaces for merchants

Shopping Cart Integration in eCommerce-Systems

Web apps (opensource)

Browser extensions

PC apps

Mobile apps

iPhone / iPad

  • Bitcoin Ticker (iPhone) - monitoring price w/push notifications
  • BitCoins Mobile - First iPad native app! Live market data, news feeds, mining pool statistics, full screen exchange price charts, bitcoin network statistical charts. (iPad only, iPhone/iPod Touch coming soon!)
  • BitcoinTrader - Spend/receive BTC via QR codes, trade, deposit/withdraw, etc. Supports Mt. Gox, TradeHill, ExchB, CampBX, and InstaWallet.


Operating systems

  • LinuxCoin - a lightweight Debian-based OS, with the Bitcoin client and GPU mining software

Mining apps

Mining Pool Servers (backend)

Utilities, libraries, and interfaces:

  • Bitcointools - a set of Python tools accessing the transaction database and the wallet
  • Finance::MtGox - a Perl module which interfaces with the Mt. Gox API
  • BitcoinCrypto - a lightweight Bitcoin crypto library for Java/Android
  • Bitcoin Dissector - a wireshark dissector for the bitcoin protocol

Lists of software

  • BitGit - list of Bitcoin-related opensource projects hosted at Git

Developer resources


  • Namecoin - a distributed naming system based on Bitcoin technology
  • Bitcoin Consultancy - an organization providing open source software and Bitcoin-related consulting
  • Open Transactions - a financial crypto and digital cash software library, complementary to Bitcoin
  • Moneychanger - Java-based GUI for Open Transactions
  • BTCnames - a webbased aliasing service which allows to handle unlimited names for your BTC deposit hashes
  • Devcoin - the open source developer coin