Bitcoin Core Portable 26.1 (cryptocurrency) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on April 2, 2024 - 8:08pm

A new version of Bitcoin Core Portable has been released. It's the original peer-to-peer cryptocurrency. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the Platform.


ScreenshotBitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is open-source; its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin and everyone can take part. Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment system.

Learn more about Bitcoin Core...

Bitcoin Blockchain Download - As part of the first run of Blockchain Core Portable, you'll be asked if you'd like to run a pruned node. This will use about 9.3GB of space on your device instead of the 571GB+ required when running a full node. You'll also be given the opportunity to download the current Blockchain blockchain from, a service we run, allowing you to get started with Blockchain even faster. The blockchain can also be downloaded for use with local Blockchain installs. Installer / Format

Bitcoin Core Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Platform including the Menu and Backup Utility.


Bitcoin Core Portable is available for immediate download from the Bitcoin Core Portable homepage. Get it today!

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