Your private keys are encrypted and never leave your computer.


Your wallet can be recovered from a secret phrase.

Instant On

Electrum is fast, because it uses servers that index the Bitcoin blockchain.

No Lock-In

You can export your private keys and use them in other Bitcoin clients.

No Downtimes

Electrum servers are decentralized and redundant. Your wallet is never down.

Proof Checking

Electrum Wallet verifies all the transactions in your history using SPV.

Cold Storage

Keep your private keys offline, and go online with a watching-only wallet.


Split the permission to spend your coins between several wallets.


Electrum supports third-party plugins: Multisig services, Hardware wallets, etc.

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About Electrum

Electrum was created by Thomas Voegtlin in November 2011.
Since then, various developers have contributed to its source code.

Developers with Github write access


This website is hosted by Electrum Technologies GmbH
Electrum Technologies was founded by Thomas Voegtlin in 2013.
Its mission is to develop, package and distribute Electrum software, and to provide services to Bitcoin users and businesses.


Electrum Technologies GmbH
Borsigstr. 9
10115 Berlin - Germany


Electrum is Free Software, released under the GNU General Public Licence version 3.