Getting Started




CLI Tools

BitShares-Core has prepared three CLI wallet tools. You can find the latest cli tool files in BitShares-Core Release page.

  • BitShares-Core CLI Tools

    • BitShares-Core-x.x.xxxxxx-Linux-cli-tools.tar.gz

    • BitShares-Core-x.x.xxxxxx-macOS-cli-tools.tar.gz


Use Windows SubSystem for Linux


  • BitShares requires a 64-bit operating system to build, and will not build on a 32-bit OS.
  • BitShares now supports Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • BitShares now supports OpenSSL 1.1.0

Build Script:

git clone
cd bitshares-core
git checkout master # may substitute "master" with current release tag
git submodule update --init --recursive
cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RelWithDebInfo .

Upgrade Script (prepend to the Build Script above if you built a prior release):

git remote set-url origin
git checkout master
git remote set-head origin --auto
git pull
git submodule update --init --recursive # this command may fail
git submodule sync --recursive
git submodule update --init --recursive