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The Particl Project is committed to providing everyone with privacy, security, resistance to censorship, and freedom in this digital age.
Particl Desktop is a standalone, multi-purpose desktop application capable of hosting multiple functionalities at once and delivering a streamlined user-experience when interacting with Particl's services and applications.
Particl Desktop provides easy access to the Particl Blockchain and the SMSG protocol, hosts Particl coin (PART) related wallets, gives users access to the Particl Marketplace and the encrypted chat application. Additionally, Particl Desktop supports a bot framework to optionally integrate interactions with third-party services within a user-friendly interface. Particl Desktop generally refers to Particl’s flagship application.
With Particl Desktop, you get access to a decentralized platform delivering the following to you:
For non-developers curious to explore a new world of commerce, binaries can be downloaded and installed. It is the easiest way to get started.
There currently is an open testnet phase for the upcoming "Particl V3" release. Feel free to test the new version; we happily look forward to your feedback.
NB!! Requires access to the private fork of this repo in order to obtain the latest build changes.
Clone the repo & fetch the dependencies:
git clone https://github.com/particl/particl-desktop cd particl-desktop yarn install
Note: The most recent development happens on the
devbranch. Keep in mind that the development currently happens on a private fork of this repo. This repository is the user interface that works in combination with our
In the project's folder:
ng serveto start the dev server and keep it running
yarn run start:electron:dev -testnet --devtoolsto start Particl Desktop on testnet (the daemon will be updated and launched automatically)
-testnet– for running on testnet (omit for running the client on mainnet)
-reindex– reindexes the blockchain (in case you're stuck)
--devtools– automatically opens Developer Tools on client launch
You can directly interact with the daemon ran by the Electron version:
./particl-cli -testnet getblockchaininfo
Building for Windows requires the 32-bit libraries to be available:
sudo apt-get install gcc-multilib sudo apt-get install g++-multilib
yarn run package:win– Windows
yarn run package:mac– macOS
yarn run package:linux– Linux
Restart the app with
yarn run start:electron:dev -testnet --devtools -reindex
Delete the marketplace testnet
database folder and restart the app:
Particl is a security and privacy oriented project. As such, a permanent bug bounty program is put in place in order to encourage the responsible disclosure of any bug or vulnerability contained within the Particl code and reward those who find them.
Particl Desktop is released under GNU General Public License v2.0.