monero-gui VS monero-GUI-guide

Compare monero-gui vs monero-GUI-guide and see what are their differences.


Monero: the secure, private, untraceable cryptocurrency (by monero-project)


Guide for the Monero GUI wallet (by monero-ecosystem)
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9.2 5.5
4 days ago 5 months ago
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GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of monero-gui. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-20.
  • How do I fix “Daemon failed to start” error message on Monero GUI Wallet?
  • Signing transactions offline with GUI wallet... what's supposed to happen when I load the tx file to sign it?
  • Monero stuck on closing wallet, monerod high activity
    Possibly related
  • I have a Trezor Model T, and I can create a hidden wallet for other coins (I have to additionally enter a different password to access this wallet). Is this possible with the Monero Client?
    That being said, passphrase functionality works different in Monero GUI in comparison to Trezor Suite (Monero GUI doesn't allow plausible deniability, see: Since Monero GUI works with wallet files and Trezor Suite don't, in Monero GUI you must have a wallet file previously created for each passphrase in order to access your multiple "hidden" wallets, while on Trezor Suite you don't have to create any wallet file, you can just type a different passphrase every time you open the software and it will open a different wallet for each passphrase you type. If you need plausible deniability with passphrases in Monero GUI, you will have to create your wallet file, access your wallet and then delete your wallet file every time you want need it.
  • This may sound quite stupid so get ready... | 2021-09-20
    Currently there is a bug under investigation: sometimes the QR code is not read when it is on a window behind Monero GUI ( So I would recommend opening the QR code window on the right or left side of Monero GUI window. | 2021-09-20
    Pasting of QR code images from clipboard into address field is currently under testing (
  • Monero GUI v0.17.2.3 Released - Decoy Selection Bug Fixed! | 2021-09-02
    Add payment request functionality to receive page (#3650)
  • Help pls
    GUI recently has had trouble closing cleanly on Windows. See this issue
  • 20 minute issue has been known for a while...
  • If installing Monero GUI on Fedora 34
    Go to and follow the guide for linux in the readme


Posts with mentions or reviews of monero-GUI-guide. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-06-16.
  • Should I use Simple Mode or Advanced Mode for Tor purchasing?
    This may answer some questions.
  • Monero deposit Problem
  • Sent XMR from Binance to Atomic Wallet, and my deposit is not showing up.
  • Changed from Atomic wallet to Monero Wallet GUI (GetMonero) - need help
  • Monero\XMR Most Shorted/Suppressed Crypto - Short Squeeze Play
  • BTC is bigger even though Monero is everything that BTC should have been. | 2021-05-31
  • Multiple Accounts
    Does feather support multiple accounts like in the official GUI wallet?
  • Does an SSD affect blockchain/daemon sync speeds? | 2021-05-05
    Im a new user myself , but r/monerosupport is the best place for this question :) But ill have a crack at answering you here. How are you accessing/creating a monero wallet? I use the official monero gui.. when i create a new wallet, theres a few options.. simple mode.. and restore height , much more detail here
  • No Monero App on Ledger Live
  • GUI v0.17.2.1 'Oxygen Orion' released (fixes 'Destinations and amounts are unequal' bug for Mac OS users)! | 2021-04-14

What are some alternatives?

When comparing monero-gui and monero-GUI-guide you can also consider the following projects:

electrum - Electrum Bitcoin Wallet

monero - Monero: the secure, private, untraceable cryptocurrency

trezor-firmware - :lock: Trezor Firmware Monorepo

xmrig-monitoring - XMRig Monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana