Computer software, or simply software, is a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work. This is in contrast to physical hardware, from which the system is built and actually performs the computer science and software engineering, computer software is all information processed by computer systems, programs and data. Bitcoin clients Bitcoin clients Main article and feature comparison: Clients Bitcoin Core - C+ + / Qt based tabbed UI.
Linux/ MacOSX/ Windows. Full- featured thick client that downloads the entire block chain, using code from the original Bitcoin client.
; bitcoind - GUI- less version of the original Bitcoin client, providing a JSON- RPC interface; MultiBit - lightweight thin client for Windows, MacOS. Open source software This section lists free and open- source software that can be installed and managed on a web server. Systems listed on a light purple background are no longer in active development.
This is a list of Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted locally.