Getting Started


BitShares Core is the BitShares blockchain implementation and command-line interface. The web wallet is BitShares UI.

Visit to learn about BitShares and join the community at

NOTE: The official BitShares git repository location, default branch, and submodule remotes were recently changed. Existing repositories can be updated with the following steps:

git remote set-url origin
git checkout master
git remote set-head origin --auto
git pull
git submodule sync --recursive
git submodule update --init --recursive


See BitShares system requirements.

Build and Run BitShares-Core in WSL (Installation Option)

Known issues

Next Step…

BitShares offers many features, after the bitshares-core installation, you might think what’s the next step? The below is a short contents guide that you might be interested to look into. Also, visit Developers Guide and FAQs.

If you want to…

Know more about how BitShares Works

Create a BitShares GUI wallet

Know how to Backup/Restore (GUI)

Use BitShares API

Learn BitShares system components

Know BitShares other languages’ supports

Know about BSIPs