The technology that allows Counterparty nodes to communicate with each other via the Bitcoin blockchain.
Create your own digital tokens in a matter of seconds, which can represent anything and are easily exchanged peer-to-peer.
XCP is Counterparty’s currency, and powers smart contract execution and token issuance.
Secure, fast, and user-friendly web, browser and mobile wallets that provide all the power of Counterparty.
Counterparty smart contracts are Bitcoin aware and can also interact directly with Counterparty tokens.
Currently under development, payment channels support will allow rapid exchange of assets and are compatible with the Lightning Network.
Custom named assets can be created for a small anti-spam fee and numerical assets are free to create.
Exchange assets trustlessly using the Counterparty’s DEx (Decentralized Exchange).
Secure & Open Source
All Counterparty software is open source and has been formally reviewed by several well-known Bitcoin security experts since it’s release in January 2014.
Developing on Counterparty
Like Bitcoin, Counterparty is open source, with no profit model. Our extensive documentation shows you how to write smart contracts and build services on Counterparty’s APIs.