Top 23 Bitcoin Open-Source Projects

  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Core integration/staging tree

    Project mention: Bot for GitHub/Lab Releases | /r/discordbot | 2023-06-07

    I want to create a bot that sends messages once new releases of certain GitHub/Gitlab repo’s ( - - - - - - ) have been released.

  • ccxt

    A JavaScript / TypeScript / Python / C# / PHP cryptocurrency trading API with support for more than 100 bitcoin/altcoin exchanges

    Project mention: UnboundLocalError: local variable referenced before assignment | /r/learnpython | 2023-06-01

    Consider using for crypto exchange interaction, which of course will support Binance too

  • Sonar

    Write Clean Python Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 225 unique rules to find Python bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • freqtrade

    Free, open source crypto trading bot

    Project mention: Question for people who have tried crypto trading bots. Do they work? Have you made any profits with them or is it a scam mostly? | /r/CryptoCurrency | 2023-05-30
  • ZeroNet

    ZeroNet - Decentralized websites using Bitcoin crypto and BitTorrent network

    Project mention: Reddit's days are numbered (link inside). Where will we go instead? | /r/aspergers | 2023-05-31

    Sure! Here are the domain links to the decentralized alternatives I mentioned: 1 Steemit: 2 Mastodon: 3 Scuttlebutt: 4 ZeroNet: 5 Aether: Please note that these links are current as of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, and there's a possibility that the domains or availability may have changed since then.

  • solana

    Web-Scale Blockchain for fast, secure, scalable, decentralized apps and marketplaces.

    Project mention: How Solana Ignores Security Best Practices | | 2023-02-15

    I visited the project on github (, and tried to get an overview of the ~800 open issues and ~100 open PRs.

  • blockchain

    A simple Blockchain in Python

  • lbry-sdk

    The LBRY SDK for building decentralized, censorship resistant, monetized, digital content apps.

    Project mention: Se você aceita a existência de impostos, então você já tem um pé no comunismo. | /r/brasilivre | 2023-06-04
  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • lnd

    Lightning Network Daemon ⚡️

    Project mention: I have a dedicated LN seed phrase on a metal seed storage and would like to import it into an LN wallet + would like to have a basic backup of LN data on an encrypted cloud = Which wallet can handle this? Any advice? Note: I don’t want to run an LN node right now. | /r/lightningnetwork | 2023-05-26

    LND doesn’t use BIP39 mnemonics.

  • electrum

    Electrum Bitcoin Wallet

    Project mention: Getting gpg BAD SIGNATURE from the latest Electrum release for Linux | /r/Electrum | 2023-06-06

    gpg: BAD signature from "Thomas Voegtlin ( <[[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])>" [unknown]

  • blackbird

    Blackbird Bitcoin Arbitrage: a long/short market-neutral strategy

  • btcd

    An alternative full node bitcoin implementation written in Go (golang)

    Project mention: SETTING UP BTCD FOR A DEV. ENVIRONMENT | | 2023-02-16

    Following the instructions on their official repo, first, install go and check the version with go version, root path, and path with go env GOROOT GOPATH.

  • BitcoinJS

    A javascript Bitcoin library for node.js and browsers.

    Project mention: Introducing BitcoinJS Wallet | /r/Bitcoin | 2023-05-01

    Inspired by the popular open source wallet and powered by bitcoinjs-lib, my hot wallet is designed to provide a secure and easy-to-use experience while also adding unique features that make it stand out from the competition. It will be installable (PWA) and very easy to use (BEGINNER FRIENDLY). I'm also going to make it open source. Other cool features like an HD wallet option with auto-change address after every transaction, increasing security and anonymity, are on the roadmap.

  • BTCPay Server

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

    Project mention: Paying with Bitcoin in Prague | /r/Bitcoin | 2023-05-30

    Merchant using BTCPay Server

  • jesse

    An advanced crypto trading bot written in Python

    Project mention: Crypto Algo Platform | /r/algotrading | 2022-07-17

    Going to give a try next week.

  • bitcoinj

    A library for working with Bitcoin

    Project mention: Dev Meeting Transcripts (August 2022) | /r/Ravencoin | 2022-08-28

    They also asked for a Java dev kit. lp mentioned that he wanted to look into

  • umbrel

    A beautiful personal/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.

    Project mention: The Importance of Verifying Your Bitcoin Full Node Software: Exploring Alternatives to Umbrel | /r/Bitcoin | 2023-05-30

    Thanks for the post, but I want to clarify that you can audit Umbrel’s source code on GitHub:

  • Crypto-Signal - Trading & Technical Analysis Bot - 4,100+ stars, 1,100+ forks

  • bisq

    A decentralized bitcoin exchange network

    Project mention: Who's next in line today? | /r/Bitcoin | 2023-06-07
  • CryptoList

    Curated collection of blockchain & cryptocurrency resources.

    Project mention: CryptoList: List of blockchain &amp; cryptocurrency resources. | /r/CKsTechNews | 2022-06-16
  • alpha_vantage

    A python wrapper for Alpha Vantage API for financial data.

    Project mention: alpha_vantage: NEW Data - star count:3917.0 | /r/algoprojects | 2023-05-15
  • tribeca

    A high frequency, market making cryptocurrency trading platform in node.js

    Project mention: tribeca: NEW Extended Research - star count:3821.0 | /r/algoprojects | 2023-02-25
  • EthList

    The Comprehensive Ethereum Reading List

  • cointop

    A fast and lightweight interactive terminal based UI application for tracking cryptocurrencies 🚀

    Project mention: FLaNK Stack Weekly 3 April 2023 | | 2023-04-03
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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-06-07.

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Project Stars
1 Bitcoin 69,835
2 ccxt 28,397
3 freqtrade 21,788
4 ZeroNet 17,881
5 solana 10,363
6 blockchain 7,411
7 lbry-sdk 7,186
8 lnd 6,953
9 electrum 6,409
10 blackbird 5,719
11 btcd 5,308
12 BitcoinJS 5,000
13 BTCPay Server 4,918
14 jesse 4,690
15 bitcoinj 4,585
16 umbrel 4,497
17 Crypto-Signal 4,401
18 bisq 4,330
19 CryptoList 3,979
20 alpha_vantage 3,940
21 tribeca 3,844
22 EthList 3,811
23 cointop 3,647
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