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Online Webwallet for Counterparty.

Originally based off of Carbonwallet (however virtually all the original code has been removed or rewritten).

Production Systems


  • Deterministic wallet addresses (BIP 32-based)
  • Supports the majority of Counterparty functionality
  • Fully-AJAX driven
  • Anonymous
  • Runs in the browser, with keys created in memory
  • Multi-sig

Browser Support


  • Chrome 23+ (preferred browser)
  • Firefox 25+
  • Safari 7+
  • Opera 15+

Notably, Internet Explorer is not supported, due to its lack of full Content-Security-Policy support (even with IE 11).


  • IOS Safari 7+
  • Android Browser 4.4+
  • Chrome for Android 33+
  • Chrome for iOS 35+
  • Firefox for Android 26+

Build Instructions

Before running the build system:

sudo npm install -g grunt-cli bower browserify

To build:

cd src
bower install
cd vendors/bitcoinjs-lib
npm install
browserify --standalone bitcoinjs src/index.js | uglifyjs -c --mangle reserved=['BigInteger','ECPair','Point'] -o bitcoinjs.min.js
cd ../../../
npm install

To (re)build the static (i.e. minified) site:

grunt build

To regenerate dependencies hash file (

grunt freeze

To enable localizations (optional):

  1. Create an account on Transifex
  2. In your home directory, create a file named
    and put your Transifex username and password into it in this format:
  3. Run
    grunt build
    to download translations
  4. Add the languages you want to support to
    in counterwallet.conf.json - you can use counterwallet.conf.json.example as a template. The template file contains only the setting relevant to languages and does not replace the rest of variables required in that file (refer to Federeated Node documentation for additional details about

Setting up your own Counterwallet Server

See this link for more info.


The easiest way to develop locally is to install Federated Node in Docker environment. If you already have Bitcoin Core addrindex, Counterparty Server and Counterblock, then Counterwallet can be manually installed using either of these approaches:

  • Stand-alone Docker environment: refer to docker\ in the Counterwallet source code.
  • Manually: example based on the Docker template for Counterwallet on Ubuntu 16.04 is provided below.

Manual installation in local environment (Ubuntu 16.04):

  1. Clone repository and
    into result folder
  2. NodeJS 9.x + NPM installation (if you don't have it):
    curl -sL | sudo -E bash -
    sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
  3. Dowload dependencies in the root folder:
    npm install
  4. Build:
    npm run build
    . The application will be stored in the
  5. Configure: Copy
    to .
    • Notice the
      parameter in JSON file. It's responsible for API endpoint(s). By default it's
  6. Run:
    npm run serve
  7. Use: Visit


  • the
    speeds up the process and avoids having to do
    grunt freeze
    everytime you make a change to a dependency during development
  • If you want to test your local version on another device (or let another person test something) use to setup a tunnel to your local environment
  • If you want to use HTTPS, refer to additional steps required in the Counterwallet Docker start script

Note concerning
npm install

npm install
triggers a
which is configured to do
grunt build
and will bork if you haven't done a
grunt freeze
after making changes to dependencies. You can use
npm update
to circumvent this during development.

Running tests in browser

You can run tests in your browser by doing the above steps and; - open a seperate terminal and [from the root of the project, not from

serve -p 3001
(different port) - visit

Running tests from CLI (using phantomjs headless browser)

  • npm test

Development without a full node

To work on counterwallet without running a full node and supporting services locally, please see the scripts located in the local development folder.


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