4

I'm considering working on a bitcoin project that will need to generate wallet files. I'm not looking to create receipt addresses that a customer can send funds to for an existing wallet. Instead, I need to generate numerous wallet files, each with preferably only 1 payment address, that can be distributed across multiple locations.

Can this easily be done from a daemon command or with an existing API? If there is an API for this, any language is fine, though I would prefer Python.

  • 1
    Related: pywallet – Nick ODell Feb 4 '13 at 22:38
  • Thanks Nick ODell. Post an answer and I'll give you a +1. – RLH Feb 5 '13 at 12:08
5

For MultiBit you could use the command line utility called WalletTool that Mike Hearn wrote. You can use it to create bitcoinj wallets (which is what MultiBit uses). There is a description of it here: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=43616.msg1451177#msg1451177

You could wrap calls to it in your favourite scripting tool fairly easily I imagine.

  • And what about armory?? Also I can't even find WalletTool... link? – B T May 26 '13 at 17:19
3

You can try this utility called pywallet. You don't need to run pywallet from the command line though - just put it in the same directory, do import pywallet, and you can use any of the functions in there. You should try running it from the command line first though, because it'll show you any missing dependencies.

Functions you might find interesting:

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.