Difference between revisions of "Hive"

From Bitcoin Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(External Links)
(External Links: Added link to Quick Guide to setup Hive Wallet)
Line 33: Line 33:
==External Links==
==External Links==
* [http://www.expresscoin.com/wallets/bitcoin/hive How To Create a Hive Bitcoin Wallet]
* [http://hivewallet.com Hive] project website
* [http://hivewallet.com Hive] project website
* [https://github.com/hivewallet GitHub repo]
* [https://github.com/hivewallet GitHub repo]

Revision as of 20:41, 18 August 2014

Hive wallet for OS X showing its contacts list
Hive wallet for Android showing home screen
Hive wallet Web

Hive is a lightweight "thin client" Bitcoin wallet for mac OS X, iOS, Android and Web. It is primarily based on bitcoinj focusing on ease-of-use.


  • An attractive, people-oriented interface.
  • Free and open - source.
  • An integrated application platform.[1]
  • An SPV backend for fast startup.
  • Tor support for enhanced anonymity.
  • Support for many languages.[2]
  • Automatic updates
  • Payment Protocol support
  • Waggle feature based on geolocation service
  • Multi-token support

Other features for the different platforms currently in development can be found in the GitHub wiki account. [3]


Hive Hive alpha version for mac OS X was released on September 28, 2013 and promoted with a booth at the European Bitcoin convention.[4] Months after, Hive has acquired Bridgewalker, "a Euro-based platform for Bitcoin designed with speed in mind".[5]

By February 3, 2014, the mac OS X wallet has come out of beta testing and was available to public through download on its website. [6] After a few months, Hive Android was launched for Beta testing. [7] Hive Web was officially launched during the Inside Bitcoins Conference HK last June 24-25, 2014. [8] Hive universal iOS wallet[9] was also recently launched last August 13 and is available in the App store.

See Also

External Links