Bitcoin VS ipfs

Compare Bitcoin vs ipfs and see what are their differences.


Bitcoin Core integration/staging tree (by bitcoin)


IPFS implementation in JavaScript (by ipfs)
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Bitcoin ipfs
903 29
74,082 7,434
1.7% -
9.9 8.7
1 day ago 9 months ago
C++ JavaScript
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Bitcoin. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-12-10.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ipfs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-10-03.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Bitcoin and ipfs you can also consider the following projects:

umbrel - A beautiful home server OS for self-hosting with an app store. Buy a pre-built Umbrel Home with umbrelOS, or install on a Raspberry Pi 4, any Ubuntu/Debian system, or a VPS.

webtorrent - ⚡️ Streaming torrent client for the web

BitcoinJS - A javascript Bitcoin library for node.js and browsers.

dat - :floppy_disk: peer-to-peer sharing & live syncronization of files via command line [ DEPRECATED - More info on active projects and modules at ]


js-git - A JavaScript implementation of Git.

speed-test - Test your internet connection speed and ping using from the CLI

PDFKit - A JavaScript PDF generation library for Node and the browser

turf - A modular geospatial engine written in JavaScript and TypeScript

go-ipfs-api - The go interface to ipfs's HTTP API