How does BTC, LTC, TRC ,etc Wallet implementations differ?


You are correct that the hex representations of the private keys and public keys are the same.

However, the difference between various cryptocurrency wallets lies in how the private keys and addresses are commonly displayed.

There is a preference for displaying private keys in "wallet import format" (WIF) and addresses in "base58check".

The first digit of these numbers is determined by what's called the "version byte".

For Bitcoin, the WIF version byte is 128 (resulting in WIF keys starting with a "5"), while the address version byte is 0 (resulting in addresses starting with a "1"). For Litecoin, these leading numbers change to "6" and "L", respectively.

Here is a table of version bytes and address prefixes:

And if you're interested in python code that can help you generate different types of wallets, without having to worry about version bytes, I'd check out the python library Coinkit...

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Let’s see how do we exchange Ethereum Classic (ETC) to Bitcoin (BTC) on Changelly. It’s supereasy and quick.

1. On the homepage, select the amount of ETC you want to exchange on the left and BTC on the right. Say, 0.9 ETC.

2. Make sure if the amount is correct and proceed to the next step.

3. Enter the BTC address you want your ETC to be sent to.

4. Check attentively if everything is OK. Take into account that you see the estimated amount. It means that the final amount of BTC may differ from this one.

5. Now you need to send your ETC to the wallet address provided. You may copy it or scan the QR.

6. Go to your ETC wallet, select the ‘Send’ field and paste the wallet address form Changelly, make sure if money is sent.

7. Return to Changelly’s page and go to the ‘History’ tab. You will see that your transaction is waiting for payment. Wait a little....

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This Bitcoin and Litecoin convertor is up to date with exchange rates from July 14, 2017.

Enter the amount to be converted in the box to the left of Bitcoin. Use "Swap currencies" to make Litecoin the default currency. Click on Litecoins or Bitcoins to convert between that currency and all other currencies.

The Bitcoin is the currency in no countries. The Litecoin is the currency in no countries. The symbol for BTC can be written BTC. The symbol for LTC can be written LTC. The exchange rate for the Bitcoin was last updated on July 14, 2017 from The exchange rate for the Litecoin was last updated on July 14, 2017 from The BTC conversion factor has 6 significant digits. The LTC conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

BTC rate
July 14, 2017 LTC rate
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Print the charts and take them with you in your purse or wallet while you are traveling.

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By maintaining full compatibility with the Bitcoin API, Litecoin is very easy to integrate into existing applications that already offer Bitcoin support. One of the main advantages offered by the Litecoin network is faster transaction confirmation, making it ideal for small-size purchases.

If you are a developer using Bitcoin, it is extremely easy to enable support for Litecoin transactions.

If you are a merchant, you can easily integrate Litecoin into your web site or application using existing 3rd party shopping cart plugins.

If your business already supports Litecoin, you can register it to be included in this site's index.

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Reap the benefits of additional traffic by being listed in our merchant index. Once you integrate, do not forget to place the Litecoin Accepted Here image in your site.


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BTC-e is one of the most well-known cryptocurrency exchanges on the Internet and features in the Bitcoin Price Index. In light of difficulties in withdrawing funds from Mt. Gox, more people are turning to the Bulgaria-based exchange to buy and sell digital coins. We take a look at just what you can do with this exchange.

To start with, BTC-e has a good range of trading options. On the fiat side users can trade for US dollars (USD), Russian Roubles (RUR), and Euros (EUR).

The range of digital currencies is even larger with: Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Namecoin (NMC), NovaCoin (NVC), Terracoin (TRC), PPCoin (PPC), and Feathercoin (FTC). The allowed trading pairs are shown in the table below:

The main page of the site, the trading interface, gives you a candle chart of the selected trading pair.

All trading pairs are displayed through HTML buttons, and include the current exchange rate. Each of them updates in real time, and if you watch for long enough...

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Bitcoin gambling has taken off like a rocket in 2017 and one of the main reasons is because making deposits with this cryptocurrency is one of the most secure ways to make transactions online today. One of the main reasons is because it has the same security as major banks and government financial institutions while providing total anonymity at all times.

When you make bitcoin deposits, a unique key using an advanced encryption algorithm is generated. This algorithm scrambles the code which contains all of your account information to include deposits and makes this information unreadable. With this key, there is no way a third-party can track your payment information or make any possible attempt to steal your money.

How It Works

If you are not already familiar with bitcoin and how to make a transaction, you will be happy to know that it is quite easy to set up. In order to start making a deposit, you must first set up an online bitcoin wallet to manage all of...

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Keep an eye on the Bitcoin price, even while browsing in other tabs. Simply keep this site open and see the live Bitcoin price in the browser tab. (Note: Some mobile browsers don’t yet support this feature.)

See how many bitcoins you can buy. Enter an amount on the right-hand input field, to see the equivalent amount in Bitcoin on the left.

See the value of your Bitcoin holdings. Enter the number of bitcoins you have, and watch their value fluctuate over time.

Compare Bitcoin to gold and other precious metals by checking out the converters for Bitcoin to gold, Bitcoin to silver, Bitcoin to platinum, and Bitcoin to palladium.

Try it on your phone or tablet—this site is designed with mobile devices in mind.

Convert in terms of smaller units e.g. microbitcoins (µ), millibitcoins (m). Toggle using keyboard shortcuts: 'u', 'm', and 'k'.

Bookmark your preferred currency e.g. Bitcoin to Euro, or Bitcoin to British Pound. This site currently...

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How leveraged bitcoin trading works

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We offer two forms of leveraged bitcoin trading: CFDs and spread bets. You can use both to open short positions as well as long: so if bitcoin’s price drops, your position increases in value. Our spreads start at just 10 points, and you don’t have to trade bitcoin against USD, with GBP, EUR, JPY and CNH also...

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What is Litecoin?
Litecoin is a cryptocurrency that uses an alternative, memory hard hashing algorithm called scrypt that was devised by mathematics' prodigy Colin Percival. The algorithm utilizes SHA256 and a stream function called salsa20 to force devices that mine it to either use a lot of memory or use dramatically more ALU cycles to perform a hash. With the parameters used in Litecoin's implementation of scrypt (N = 1024; p = 1; r = 1), each thread uses approximately 64-128 KB depending on the settings for lookup_gap and thread_concurrency in the mining program when mining with a GPU. Because GPUs have such fast memory (bandwidth in the hundreds of GB/s) and roughly 128-512 KB of RAM per stream processor, they are ideal for mining Litecoin. This requirement for fast memory in order to mine quickly results in Litecoin being FPGA and ASIC resistant; although ASICs may one day come out for Litecoin, they are not expected to garner the same performance increases as for Bitcoin...
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