Apart from bitcoin, I know few other crypto currencies (by this I mean currency which works in a similar way to bitcon). They are:

  • namecoin
  • lightcoin
  • ripple

I also heard about SolidCoin, but as far as I understood it is already dead.

Is this everything or am I missing something

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    Not that I can think of. There are a lot of websites that claim to be about an alternative cryptocurrency, but are actually spam or one-man-projects that never took off. Commented May 2, 2013 at 23:57

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The bitcoin wiki has a list:


There is a forum dedicated to alternative coins at bitcointalk:


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