Bitcoin Wallet


bitcoin-wallet - manual page for bitcoin-wallet v0.28.5


Bitcoin ABC bitcoin-wallet version v0.28.5

bitcoin-wallet is an offline tool for creating and interacting with Bitcoin ABC wallet files. By default bitcoin-wallet will act on wallets in the default mainnet wallet directory in the datadir. To change the target wallet, use the -datadir, -wallet and -testnet/-regtest arguments.


bitcoin-wallet [options] <command>



Print this help message and exit


Specify data directory


Use the eCash prefixes and units (default: true)


Specify wallet name

Debugging/Testing options:


Output debugging information (default: 0).


Send trace/debug info to console (default: 1 when no -debug is true, 0 otherwise).

Chain selection options:


Use the chain <chain> (default: main). Allowed values: main, test, regtest


Use the test chain. Equivalent to -chain=test.



Create new wallet file


Get wallet info


Attempt to recover private keys from a corrupt wallet


Copyright (C) 2009-2023 The Bitcoin developers

Please contribute if you find Bitcoin ABC useful. Visit <> for further information about the software. The source code is available from <>.

This is experimental software. Distributed under the MIT software license, see the accompanying file COPYING or <>

This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit <> and cryptographic software written by Eric Young and UPnP software written by Thomas Bernard.