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Bitcoin Knots

Bitcoin Knots is a full Bitcoin client and builds the backbone of the network. It offers high levels of security, privacy, and stability. It includes more advanced features than Bitcoin Core, but they are not as well-tested. It uses a lot of space and memory.

Features:

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Bech32

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Bech32:
Bech32 is a special address format made possible by SegWit (see the feature description for SegWit for more info). This address format is also known as 'bc1 addresses'. Some bitcoin wallets and services do not yet support sending and/or receiving to or from Bech32 addresses.
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Full Node

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Full Node:
Some wallets fully validate transactions and blocks. Almost all full nodes help the network by accepting transactions and blocks from other full nodes, validating those transactions and blocks, and then relaying them to further full nodes.
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Legacy Addresses

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Legacy Addresses:
Most wallets have the ability to send and receive with legacy bitcoin addresses. Legacy addresses start with 1 or 3 (as opposed to starting with bc1). Without legacy address support, you may not be able to receive bitcoin from older wallets or exchanges.
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SegWit

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SegWit:
Some wallets support SegWit, which uses block chain space more efficiently. This helps reduce fees paid by helping the Bitcoin network scale and sets the foundation for second layer solutions such as the Lightning Network.

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Control over your money

This wallet gives you full control over your bitcoins. This means no third party can freeze or lose your funds. You are however still responsible for securing and backing up your wallet.

Full validation

This wallet is a full node that validates and relays transactions on the Bitcoin network. This means no trust in a third party is required when verifying payments. Full nodes provide the highest level of security and are essential to protecting the network. However, they require more space (over 200GB), bandwidth, and a longer initial synchronization time.

Complete transparency

This wallet is open-source and built deterministically. This means any developer in the world can audit the code and make sure the final software isn't hiding any secrets.

Vulnerable environment

This wallet can be loaded on computers which are vulnerable to malware. Securing your computer, using a strong passphrase, moving most of your funds to cold storage, or enabling two-factor authentication can make it harder to steal your bitcoins.

Improved privacy

Prevents spying on your payments

This wallet makes it harder to spy on your balance and payments by rotating addresses. You should still take care to use a new Bitcoin address each time you request payment.

Avoids disclosing information

This wallet does not disclose information to peers on the network when receiving or sending a payment.

Tor can be used

This wallet lets you setup and use Tor as a proxy to prevent attackers or Internet service providers from associating your payments with your IP address.

Full control over fees

This wallet gives you full control over fees. This means that this wallet allows changing the fees after funds are sent using RBF or CPFP. This wallet also provides fee suggestions based on current network conditions so that your transactions are confirmed in a timely manner without paying more than you have to.

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