Your private keys are encrypted and never leave your computer.


Your funds can be recovered from a secret phrase.

Instant On

Electrum is fast, because it uses servers that index the Bitcoin blockchain.

No Lock-In

You can export your private keys and use them in other Bitcoin clients.

No Downtimes

Electrum servers are decentralized and redundant. Your wallet is never down.

Proof Checking

Electrum Wallet verifies all the transactions in your history using SPV.

Cold Storage

Keep your private keys offline, and go online with a watching-only wallet.


Split the permission to spend your coins between several wallets.


Electrum supports third-party plugins: Multisig services, Hardware wallets, etc.

Download Electrum

Latest release: Electrum-3.3.6

Release notes
Sources and executables are signed by ThomasV.
Windows builds are reproducible, and signed by several developers. See the list here

Sources and Binaries

Python (3.6.1 and higher) Electrum.tar.gz
Linux Appimage
Windows (7 and higher) (download from MEGA) Standalone Executable
Windows Installer
Portable version (security advice)
(10.11 and higher)
Executable for OS X
Android (5.0 and higher) APK, also available on Google Play

Installation from Python sources

Linux Install dependencies: sudo apt-get install python3-pyqt5
Download package: wget
Verify signature: wget
gpg --verify Electrum-3.3.6.tar.gz.asc
Run without installing: tar -xvf Electrum-3.3.6.tar.gz
python3 Electrum-3.3.6/run_electrum
Install with PIP: sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools python3-pip
python3 -m pip install --user Electrum-3.3.6.tar.gz[fast]
Install PyQt5
In the electrum directory, run 'python3 run_electrum'
Install href=""> Homebrew
Install dependencies 'brew install qt5 pyqt5 gettext'
In the electrum directory, run &#'python3 run_electrum'





Electrum Servers

About Electrum

Electrum was created by Thomas Voegtlin in November 2011.
Since then, various developers have contributed to its source code.

Developers with Github write access


This website is hosted by Electrum Technologies GmbH
Electrum Technologies was founded by Thomas Voegtlin in 2013.
Its mission is to develop, package and distribute Electrum software, and to provide services to Bitcoin users and businesses.


Electrum Technologies GmbH
Paul-Lincke-Ufer 8d
10999 Berlin - Germany


Electrum is Free Software, released under the MIT Licence.