electrum VS specter-desktop

Compare electrum vs specter-desktop and see what are their differences.


A desktop GUI for Bitcoin Core optimised to work with hardware wallets (by cryptoadvance)
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electrum specter-desktop
360 59
5,280 585
2.3% 5.0%
9.7 9.4
4 days ago 8 days ago
Python Python
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of electrum. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-19.


Posts with mentions or reviews of specter-desktop. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-18.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing electrum and specter-desktop you can also consider the following projects:

sparrow - Bitcoin Wallet

bip39 - A web tool for converting BIP39 mnemonic codes

electrum-personal-server - Maximally lightweight electrum server for a single user

BlueWallet - Bitcoin thin client for iOS & Android. Built with React Native

trezor-suite - :candy: Trezor Suite Monorepo

seedsigner - Use an air-gapped Raspberry Pi Zero to sign for Bitcoin transactions! (and do other cool stuff)

monero-gui - Monero: the secure, private, untraceable cryptocurrency

electrs - An efficient re-implementation of Electrum Server in Rust

BTCPay Server - Accept Bitcoin payments. Free, open-source & self-hosted, Bitcoin payment processor.

etherwall - Ethereum QT5 Wallet