We're pleased to offer the first release of Hive, a beautiful new wallet for Mac OS X.
Hive was designed to be easy to use, and aims to be an ideal starting point for anyone new to Bitcoin.
Hive has the following features:
- An attractive, people-oriented
- An integrated application platform
- An SPV backend for fast startup.
- Tor support for enhanced anonymity.
- Support for many languages
- Automatic updatesDownload it here
or check our GitHub
Hive is powered by a new version of our BitcoinKit.framework
, updated with bitcoinj support.App Platform
Hive's application platform gives new users a tightly integrated way to discover the best of what's out there: exchanges, merchants, games, and more! Frequently asked questions
Q: Is Hive open source?
A: Yes! The GPL-licensed code is available on GitHub
Q: Is Hive available in languages other than English?
A: Yes! Quite a number of them already, as you can see from this forum post
Q: Is it really
safe for novices to use, right now?
A: Almost certainly not, it may even be dangerous! Besides still having many bugs, Hive at present lacks many basic features. This release should be considered an early version, for testing and development purposes only
Q: How can I build an app for Hive?
A: Please see this forum post
Q: Will you support Windows or Linux?
A: Not unless an exceptional developer steps up. Please contact us
if you have the skills and would like to be involved!
Q: Will you support Android or iOS?
A: Yes to Andorid
, but iOS support is probably off the table due to Apple's general despotism.
Q: How do you make money?
A: Our plan is to take very small fees for transactions that happen within non-charity apps in the App Platform. At present this is not implemented.