WalletKeyTool – Import and Export private keys

wallet-key-tool is a handy GUI application for editing the contents of various wallet files (.dat / .key / .aes.json / .txt / .wallet). What wallet-key-tool can do: add or remove keys; reading one format and exporting to another; moving keys between different wallets, etc.

How to use Wallet Key Tool

IMPORTANT! The Wallet Key Tool requires java (v7.0 +) to work.

Through a graphical interface (GUI)

  1. On Windows, you probably just need to double-click the .exe \ .jar file and it will launch (if you have Java installed, the GUI will not work without it).
  2. Whatever open file with Bitcoin wallet: select “load wallet” and select your wallet. then the program will ask for a password (if the wallet / wallet file is encrypted). After entering the password, all public and private keys will be displayed in the main menu of the program.

Through the command line (CLI)

On systems that have a command line interface (this also works on Windows, it’s a little harder to find there, they really hate their own users), you can also start it by running the following command:

java -jar wallet-key-tool.jar

This will open a GUI window that you can interact with, information and error messages will be printed to stderr. If you want to increase the log level, start it like this:

java -Dorg.slf4j.simpleLogger.defaultLogLevel=TRACE -jar wallet-key-tool.jar

Note: the -D option must come before the -jar option, it is passed directly to java. Valid log levels are ERROR, WARN, INFO, DEBUG, TRACE, default is INFO, if you want to see stack traces use TRACE.

If you just want to dump the contents of the wallet to the console without interacting with the GUI, you can pass the filename to it, if you do, it will not try to open the GUI, it will just dump the contents of the wallet. to standard exit and exit. Note that the format of the dump is still subject to change, keep this in mind when writing a parser for it.

java -jar wallet-key-tool.jar <filename>

The program will ask for a password if the file is encrypted. If you want to avoid prompting for a password, you can specify the password using the –password = “my pass phrase” switch (you need quotes if it contains spaces). An example of a session in the console (I didn’t enter the passphrase, I just hit Enter, so no private keys were decrypted):

java -jar build/libs/wallet-key-tool.jar /home/bernd/Schotter/Schotter.wallet
[main] INFO org.multibit.store.MultiBitWalletProtobufSerializer - Loading wallet extension org.multibit.walletProtect.2
Wallet is encrypted. Enter passphrase:
no passphrase entered, will skip decryption

Read more articles about cryptocurrencies and mining at CRYPTO-WALLETS.ORG.

The Telegram channel about cryptocurrency and mining Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero and other altcoins @cryptomineg https://t.me/cryptomineg.

  • COINOMI WALLET: how to set up, use, download, review

    COINOMI WALLET: how to set up, use, download, review

    Coinomi Wallet is a mobile wallet specifically designed to store multiple types of cryptocurrencies and is as easy to use and access as possible. Coinomi is considered one of the most secure mobile wallets currently available, as it offers advanced security and boasts that it has never been hacked. It offers unmatched compatibility and support between SegWit-enabled blockchains. It also easily incorporates both Shapeshift and Changelly. Coinomi is also popular because of its token selling mechanism and airdrop for all users who are active on the network.

  • DAEDALUS WALLET: Download wallet and blockchain Cardano ADA

    DAEDALUS WALLET: Download wallet and blockchain Cardano ADA

    DAEDALUS WALLET is an open source ADA wallet built to grow alongside the Cardano blockchain. ADA is Cardano’s cryptocurrency. Daedalus is a secure ADA cryptocurrency wallet. Download and install a wallet so you can keep your ada secure. The Daedalus wallet is a product of the Cardano Foundation released back in September 2015. They focused on presenting it as being able to securely store your private keys. This web tool is hierarchically deterministic (HD), which enhances its security to the level desired by the user. Such a multi-platform representative of one coin reduces your security worries. More details will be explained later in the article and it is also easy to follow the detailed installation guide.

  • WASABI WALLET 2.0: Download for Windows/Linux/MacOS

    WASABI WALLET 2.0: Download for Windows/Linux/MacOS

    Wasabi Wallet 2.0 is a Bitcoin wallet based on the popular Wasabi Wallet . Wasabi Wallet allows light wallet users to maintain their privacy without a trusted third party. Wasabi 2.0 takes things to the next level, not only making Bitcoin privacy faster and cheaper. Wasabi announced Wallet 2.0. According to the developers, Wallet 2.0 will help bitcoin scale faster, as […]