Bitcoin Core Bitcoin Core
Founded 2009
Type Bitcoin Full node software
Maintainer Wladimir J. van der Laan

Bitcoin Core

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

Bitcoin Core developers

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

Active: Gavin AndresenJeff GarzikJonas SchnelliPieter WuilleWladimir van der Laan

Retired: Gregory MaxwellMartti MalmiSatoshi Nakamoto

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This article was last modified on 2 February 2016, at 07:48 GMT.