ABCore

Bitcoin Core wrapper

ABCore is a wrapper for Bitcoin Core for Android.

Bitcoin Core (formerly Bitcoin-Qt) is the bitcoin daemon software based on the original reference code by Satoshi Nakamoto. It is programmed to decide which block chain contains valid transactions. The users of Bitcoin Core only accept transactions for that block chain, making it the Bitcoin block chain that everyone else wants to use.

It is these users who keep Bitcoin decentralized. They individually run their own Bitcoin Core full nodes, and each of those full nodes separately follows the exact same rules to decide which block chain is valid.

There's no voting or other corruptible process involved: there's just individual software following identical rules—"math"—to evaluate identical blocks and coming to identical conclusions about which block chain is valid.

Packages

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  • Version 0.74 (74) - Added on 2019-08-31

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.73 (73) - Added on 2019-05-09

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.71 (71) - Added on 2019-05-05

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 1.1 MiB PGP Signature