|Type||Bitcoin Full node software|
|Maintainer||Wladimir J. van der Laan|
Bitcoin Core (formerly Bitcoin-Qt) is a Bitcoin client, maintained by the Bitcoin Core developers led by Wladimir J. van der Laan. It is based on the original reference code by Satoshi Nakamoto1. Bitcoin-Qt has been rebranded to Bitcoin Core since version 0.9.0.2
The Bitcoin Core developers are a team of developers who have write access to the Bitcoin Core repository on GitHub.3 Although any person can suggest contributions to the code, the proposed changes can only be inserted by a Core developer.
Bitcoin Core developers with commit access