Top 5 Bitcoin Mining Software of 2018

By Sumedha Bose

Bitcoin Mining is currently one of the most profitable occupations in the world.

Miners all across the world are looking to reap off huge benefits by mining this popular cryptocurrency.

If you know How Bitcoin Mining Works?, you will be aware of the importance of software in the entire process.

Bitcoin mining programming enables one to guide their mining equipment into their mining pool.

This is where the software comes in. It is imperative to use a proper software to facilitate bitcoin mining.

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Here is a list of the,

Top 5 bitcoin mining software of 2019:

CGMiner

It is almost an unanimous opinion of the industry that CGMiner is the best Bitcoin mining software around.

It supports Windows, Mac, Linux, OS X and many other platforms, and hence sees a wider community acceptance.

CGMiner’s best feature is its scalable network scheduler that can scale to hash rate of any size. Additionally it has brilliant failover mechanisms and is compatible with both ASIC and FPGA software.

CGMiner also prevents stale work submission on new blocks and offers complete monitoring, remote interface capabilities, and fan speed control.

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MultiMiner

MultiMiner (famous coin miner) is a desktop-based software that offers a fairly easier interface for miners.

It offers features like automatic detection of network devices and monitoring and control over MultiMiner rigs, remotely. It too supports Windows, Mac, Linux and other such platforms.

With the use of this software, a miner can switch between mining devices like ASICs, FPGAs and between different cryptocurrencies.

The miner gets to decide which cryptocurrency he/she wants to mine.

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BFGMiner

The next on the list is BFGMiner, which is another brilliant mining software that a lot of miners use.

It has attractive features lke network proxy server, built-in-stratum, and a watchdog thread which can restart idle threads when they stop responding, without letting the machine crash.

BGFMiner has offers a number of devices for Bitcoin like Twinfury USB stick miner, Drillbit Thumb and eight and Ztex’s FPGA boards.

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BitMinter

BitMinter is one of the best mining softwares for cross platform mining and offers its own mining pool.

It is compatible with Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X and is based on the Java Network Launch Protocol (JNLP).

One simply has to sign up to the mining pool on BitMinter’s website, and configure their ASIC hardware as per the instructions

BitMinter supports ASIC devices like Butterfly Labs (except Monarch), Block Erupter USB (and other Icarus-compatible hardware), Chili, Red/Blue Fury and Antminer U1/U2.

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Miner-Saver

Miner-Saver is especially ideal for those miners who are on a budget.

Those signing up to Miner-Saver already have access to an existing pool with many users. The payouts are thus divided and distributed amongst the users.

For your referrals, you get bonus hash power. The profits are usually made without any losses since the service doesn’t charge any additional maintenance fees.

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Sumedha Bose

Sumedha uses words as her crutch to get by in life. She takes a keen interest in debating, dancing and destroying the patriarchy in her free time. She can be contacted at [email protected].

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