Lightning wallet focused on user experience and ease of use
Zap is a free Lightning Network wallet focused on user experience and ease of use, with the overall goal of helping the cryptocurrency community scale Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
We have an active slack channel where you can join the discussion on development, design and product.
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If you discover or learn about a potential error, weakness, or threat that can compromise the security of Zap, we ask you to keep it confidential and submit your concern directly to the Zap security team.
Download the latest release for your appropriate OS and follow the instructions below.
Once you have the .tar.gz file downloaded, simply double click on the file to unzip.
Navigate to the newly extracted folder, then drag-and-drop the
Zap.app file to the
Unmount the image and navigate to
Finally, double click on the
Once you have the .exe file downloaded, simply double click on the file.
Once you have the .zip file downloaded, simply double click the file to unzip or run the following command:
Once you have the .deb file extracted, you can install Zap by double clicking on the file or through the
sudo dpkg -i file.deb
If this is your first time installing zap, you may have some unmet dependencies. This can be resolved with the following command:
sudo apt-get -f install
To run Zap you can either navigate through the GUI or run the following command:
Once you have the .AppImage file extracted, you can either double click the file or by running in the cli:
If you would like to install from source, run a full bitcoin node, or connect to a custom lnd instance please see the advanced usage page.
A good product not only has good software tests but also checks the quality of the UX/UI. Putting ourselves in the shoes of a user is a very important design principle of Zap.
Hey! Do you like Zap? Awesome! We could actually really use your help!
Open source isn't just writing code. Zap could use your help with any of the following:
- Finding (and reporting!) bugs
- New feature suggestions
- Answering questions on issues
- Documentation improvements
- Reviewing pull requests
- Helping to manage issue priorities
- Fixing bugs/new features
If any of that sounds cool to you, feel free to dive in! Open an issue or submit a pull request.
If you would like to help contribute to the project, please see the Contributing Guide
This project exists thanks to all the people who contribute.
This project is open source under the MIT license, which means you have full access to the source code and can modify it to fit your own needs. See LICENSE for more information.
MIT © Jack Mallers