Burstcoin Core Wallet (All OS) – Old/Archived

This software line is no longer being maintained. Please visit this page for the current Burst Reference Software (aka BRS or Burst Core).

This is the official Burstcoin core wallet client programmed in java, and able to run on linux, mac (apple), and windows. The world’s first HDD-mined cryptocurrency using the new algorithm, Proof-of-Capacity.  Information taken from burst-team / burstcoin github.

Download burstcoin-1.2.9.zip . Works on linux, mac, and windows.

Donations – Support The Development Team!

  • Show your support for the dev team by sending BURST to the BURST Foundation wallet. daWallet is currently the custodian of the dev funds.

Striking Features

  • Proof of Capacity – ASIC Proof / Energy efficient mining
  • Fast sync. with multithread CPU or OpenCL/GPU (optional)
  • “Turing complete” smart contracts, via Automated Transactions (AT) https://ciyam.org/at/at.html
  • Decentralized Crowdfunding and Lottery via AT
  • Asset Exchange and Digital Goods Store
  • Advanced transactions: Escrow and Subscription
  • Encrypted Messaging


  • NXT based
  • Proof of Stake Removed
  • Proof of Capacity implemented
  • No IPO
  • No Premine
  • 4 minute block time
  • 2,158,812,800 coins total
  • Block reward starts at 10,000/block
  • Block Reward Decreases at 5% each month


Current Release


Released June 25, 2017

  • Fee-based-priority unconfirmed transaction queue.
  • updated libs and config
  • priority block feeder option added

Download burstcoin-1.2.9.zip – 9.58MB

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Previous Releases



Released February 21, 2017

  • Blockchain download fixes and improvements
  • Improved peer handling
  • Block cache improvements
  • Improved transaction rebroadcasting
  • Added import/export contacts
  • Added asset dividends add-on
  • Updated used libs
  • Some minor fixes and improvements

Download burstcoin-1.2.8.zip – 9.41MB

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Released Novemeber 16, 2016

  • Integration of decentralized Crowdfunding in main navigation (Automated Transactions)
  • Add to blockCacheSize only if not on fork
  • Fix for multi-byte characters in name and alias
  • Reversion of basetarget caching

Download burstcoin-1.2.7.zip – 8.93MB

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Released July 27, 2016

  • improved blacklisting peers due failed poc verification
  • improved blacklisting peers due failed rewardrecipient
  • faster queue processing (will help speed up propagation of blocks to
    reduce the chance of forks happening at all)

Download burstcoin-1.2.6.zip – 8.93MB

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Released July 19, 2016

  • Bugfix-Release
  • Added maven support

Download burstcoin-1.2.5-java8.zip – 8.93MB

Download burstcoin-1.2.5.zip – 8.93MB

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Released July 6, 2016

  • Added support for parallel blockchain downloads
  • Multicore Blockchain verification
  • Updated GUI (fixed links & other minor changes)
  • Optional: OpenCL / GPU acceleration for Blockchain sync
  • Improvement of Automated Transactions

Download burstcoin-1.2.4.zip – 10.9MB

Source Code – zip

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