15 Blockchain-Powered Wallets

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Coinprism is a free online bitcoin wallet allowing users to store and create their own coin (by coloring bitcoins). Users can create, issue, send and receive these colored coins across the bitcoin network (for the price of a bitcoin transaction) to anyone with a bitcoin address, the same way bitcoins are sent. Users can also use Coinprism as a normal bitcoin wallet to store, send and receive bitcoins.

Xapo is a Switzerland-based company that provides a bitcoin wallet combined with a cold storage vault and a bitcoin-based debit card.

breadwallet is a real standalone bitcoin client. There is no server to get hacked or go down, so users can always access their money. Using SPV mode, breadwallet connects directly to the bitcoin network with the fastest performance. With AES hardware encryption, app sandboxing, keychain and code signatures, breadwallet represents a security advance over Web and desktop wallets and other mobile platforms.

Pi Wallet is a secure Raspberry Pi-based hardware wallet that separates bitcoins from direct Internet access in order to ensure safety and protection from hacks. 

KeepKey is a bitcoin hardware wallet that protects bitcoins from thieves and virtual attackers like malware and viruses. KeepKey works with the bitcoin wallet software on a user’s computer by taking over the management of private key generation, private key storage and transaction signing. KeepKey generates a bitcoin private key using its hardware-based random number generator, combined with randomness provided by the owner’s computer. Once the private key is generated, the user is given a one-time opportunity to write down a backup of KeepKey in the form of a twelve-word recovery sentence.

Coinkite, with its Web wallet system, empowers customers and merchants to buy, sell, accept and store bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies in both the online and physical worlds.

My Wallet by Blockchain is a free online bitcoin wallet, which can be used to make payments worldwide for free. The wallet makes paying with bitcoins easy and secure and is available anywhere on your phone or desktop. As My Wallet is not a bank, the user retains complete ownership of his money. Blockchain.info uses industry-standard AES encryption to protect the wallet from thieves and hackers. Two-factor authentication and live updating interface are among many great features of the wallet.

Case is a bitcoin hardware wallet, which allows users to send, receive, and securely store their bitcoins. Case is a multisignature, multifactor wallet that requires 2-of-3 keys for a transaction to take place. Each key is generated and stored in a different location and protected by a different authentication factor so there’s no single point of failure.

Airbitz is a mobile bitcoin wallet and developer platform. The API provides a toolset for developers to bring out the true potential of bitcoin technology for the masses.

Coinbase is a bitcoin wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with the new digital currency, bitcoin. Coinbase gives every user the ability to organize their funds into different “wallets” within their Coinbase account. Coinbase uses Authy as its third-party service provider for its two-factor authentication codes (SMS).

Ledger is a hardware wallet. The company offers a range of services and products transfiguring payment methods and the use of digital currencies, including bitcoin wallet.

Armory Secure Wallet is an open-source cold storage and multisignature support. Users are empowered with multiple encrypted bitcoin wallets and permanent one-time “paper backups.” Armory pioneered cold storage and distributed multisignature. Bitcoin cold storage is a system for securely storing bitcoins on a completely air-gapped offline computer.

Mycelium is a cryptocurrency platform that provides a bitcoin wallet as well as trading & payments solutions to the customers.

MultiBit is a secure, lightweight, international bitcoin wallet for Windows, MacOS and Linux.

TREZOR is a hardware bitcoin wallet that offers an isolated environment for offline transaction signing and uses a small display that allows to visually verify the contents of the transaction. Users can back up the whole TREZOR contents on a small piece of paper and use this backup to regain access to all their coins in case of disaster, loss or theft. TREZOR code is open-source and technical decisions are discussed with the wider developer community.

First appeared at LTP