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Author Topic: Client suited to cold storage of plain text addresses and keys  (Read 913 times)
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January 25, 2016, 02:17:36 AM
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Hey everyone,

Periodically (been a couple of years I think..) I check the contents of the addresses I have coin in. I store them in encrypted containers. I do this because over the longer term I want the the address details to be completely detached from the need to use any one client should it sease development. But I like to validate the keys and perhaps send coin between them. What's the best client which allows the closest to:

- importing many addresses and keys
- showing a list of the value of coins in each of those addresses
- moving coin between them without sending change to other addresses (which aren't backed up)

Thanks for your help!
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January 25, 2016, 12:29:42 PM
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Pretty much any client suits your first two requirements. Armory suits your third requirement, or at least it's easier to control change with Armory. There may be other options, but I think Armory is a pretty good one in order to achieve what you want.
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January 25, 2016, 11:23:01 PM
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Great - thank you! You've saved me a lot of time on experimenting. It's always the subtleties of using the clients that catch me out when I jump back in.
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