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Bytecoin is the Next Generation cryptocurrency and the first cryptocurrency created with the CryptoNote technology. The ring signatures technology is used to provide Bytecoin with completely untraceable and anonymous transactions.

Modular code base

Build your application easily with Bytecoin source code modules. The code base was designed with the state-of-the-art standards and technologies. It's up to you weather to use Bytecoin out-of-the-box or modify its code to fit your own requirements. Playing around with Bytecoin features is a great experience.

Powerful and flexible API

Bytecoin API is multi-purpose and multi-layer to suit your particular needs. You may seamlessly integrate Bytecoin payment solution or build your own mining and wallet applications with the high-level API which provides you with the access to the core Bytecoin functions.


Bytecoin API provides access to multisignature functionality. In simple terms it requires a few parties involved in a transactions to sign it in order for the funds to be released. Multisig allows for creation of native escrow services, foundation board wallets, and services with other sophisticated money transfer requirements.

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Developing Your Own Application

This part is dedicated to third party service developers. Below is the comprehensive guide to the whole Bytecoin API: high-level (INode and IWallet) and low-level (ITransaction).

Integration with Bytecoin

If you want to integrate Bytecoin into your service - this part of the wiki will assist you to do just that. With the help of our Bytecoin RPC Wallet or Daemon & Simplewallet pair you will be able to integrate Bytecoin within several minutes.

Bytecoin RPC Wallet

Bytecoin RPC Wallet is a HTTP server that provides JSON 2.0 RPC interface for Bytecoin payment operations and address management.

Daemon & Simplewallet

Protocol Specification

A brief overview of Bytecoin protocol. For more information, please check CryptoNote Standards.


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