Bytecoin 2.0.0 Major Update (Beta)

On July 4, the fourth anniversay of the project, the Bytecoin team introduces Bytecoin v.2.0.0. This release marks a major update after extensive core refactoring. The new Bytecoin Reference Client and Bytecoin RPC Wallet set up a new standard of performance for CryptoNote currencies, improving RAM consumption, synchronization speed, and network security.

The blockchain storage has been moved to a database powered by RocksDB resulting in significant RAM consumption reduction. The newest Bytecoin daemon takes up modest 150-200MB RAM, a sixfold decrease comparing to the previous versions. It also handles blockchain data more efficiently allowing the application to start up substantially faster...

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Bytecoin 1.0.10: New Block Size and RPC Wallet with Fusion Transactions

On April, 11, a new version of Bytecoin was released. From now on, the RPC Wallet is able to use Fusion Transactions and the Bytecoin block size has been increased from 20,000 bytes to 100,000 bytes. In addition, RPC Wallet API has been updated. New method save() is now available. It allows to save the wallet file in any moment.

Also, several bugs have been fixed, which increased the Bytecoin Wallet's reliability. The new Bytecoin GUI Wallet now contains updated In-Wallet Node. For reliable and stable operation, we recommend to update the Bytecoin Wallet. You can download the new Bytecoin Wallet here.

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New Bytecoin Roadmap: Fine Tuning

On the 18th of March, the Bytecoin Team presents the updated Roadmap. The new version contains the Bytecoin Platform development plan for the nearest future. The coming releases feature Blockchain Storage, which significantly decreases the RAM load due to using a hard drive database. Also, the third and the last refactoring wave is coming in the new releases, which completely renews the Bytecoin code. After this wave of refactoring, the Bytecoin will not have a single line of the 2012-code.

In the time that passed since the first start of Bytecoin, we have acquired a better understanding of what the cryptocurrency architecture should look like. We abandoned the idea that a user should have a number of interface points with the currency (wallet, miner, blockexplorer, etc.). Now, we think that a user should interface with the currency by means of a wallet, which allows him to perform any required operation with the Bytecoin.

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Bytecoin 1.0.9 Release Introduces RPC Wallet Updated API

The new version of RPC Wallet was released on December, 09th. Now, the Wallet has a number of new features, including direct operation of the RPC Wallet with the blockchain. Besides, special functions were created to simplify some operations, which, before now, could be performed only by using a number of functions. In addition, Bytecoin Wallet 1.0.9 will be presented in this release. It displays data concerning the performed transactions in more accurate and detailed manner.

Bytecoin RPC Wallet was developed specifically for the needs of online business. It features a user-friendly API that allows a businessman to connect his online business to the Bytecoin Platform and utilize its complete functionality to improve the efficiency of his enterprise. RPC Wallet is also useful for the services that provide complex financial services for the users and use Bytecoin as an underlying platform...

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Bytecoin Wallet 1.0.8 Release Introduces Micro-Donations

The Bytecoin Team has released new Wallet 1.0.8 on October, 01. This version features an option to perform Micro-Donations via Bytecoin Platform. It is a first step towards bringing Donation-Based business model up to a new level utilizing top-notch internet-technologies.

In addition, we have introduced 32-bit version of the Wallet and .rpm package for Unix-like OS in this update.

Traditional donation model features a number of issues. They do not, as it is, concern lack of will to support artists or developers. Users normally intend to do so, but they are stopped short of donating due to the large minimal amount and obstacles they have to deal with to donate...

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Bytecoin Wallet 1.0.7.1 Released After Closed Beta

Bytecoin has been updated to version 1.0.8.1 featuring various IWallet API improvements. Moreover, Bytecoin Wallet is out of closed beta with the new 1.0.7.1 version available in the downloads section.

Wallet optimization and fusion transactions are now available to everyone with the newest Bytecoin Wallet release. We would like to thank everyone who took part in closed beta testing this week. Your feedback was a valuable contribution for this wallet version to get released.

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New Bytecoin Release 1.0.8 Allows Users to Optimize Their Accounts

On August 27, the Bytecoin Team releases update to version 1.0.8. This version includes update of Bytecoin Wallet that enables Fusion Transactions that were announced previously. In addition, the Instant Transactions Notification feature has been improved in this update.

Fusion Transactions provide users with possibility to automatically optimize the accounts without any fees. The optimization process runs in background, and it is easy to launch by ticking a single box in the settings.

Fusion transactons

At the moment, only closed beta version of the latest Bytecoin Wallet is available. If you want to participate in account optimization testing, we can provide you with Wallet with Fusion Transaction enabled. To obtain the wallet please contact us, and we will send You the link for download. Stable version Wallet will be included into Bytecoin 1.0.9.

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Bytecoin 2.0.0 Major Update (Beta)

On July 4, the fourth anniversay of the project, the Bytecoin team introduces Bytecoin v.2.0.0. This release marks a maj ...


Bytecoin 1.0.10: New Block Size and RPC Wallet with Fusion Transactions

On April, 11, a new version of Bytecoin was released. From now on, the RPC Wallet is able to use Fusion Transactions and ...


New Bytecoin Roadmap: Fine Tuning

On the 18th of March, the Bytecoin Team presents the updated Roadmap. The new version contains the Bytecoin Platform dev ...


Bytecoin 1.0.9 Release Introduces RPC Wallet Updated API

The new version of RPC Wallet was released on December, 09th. Now, the Wallet has a number of new features, including di ...


Bytecoin Wallet 1.0.8 Release Introduces Micro-Donations

The Bytecoin Team has released new Wallet 1.0.8 on October, 01. This version features an option to perform Micro-Donatio ...



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