CGMiner Alternatives

    CGMiner is described as 'cross-platform ASIC Bitcoin miner written in C and based on cpuminer ' and is a Bitcoin Mining Tool in the Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency category. There are seven alternatives to CGMiner for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is MultiMiner, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CGMiner are CashMiningBot (Freemium), cpuminer (Free, Open Source), BFGMiner (Free, Open Source) and Minera (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. MultiMiner is a desktop application for crypto-currency mining and monitoring on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. MultiMiner simplifies switching individual devices (GPUs, ASICs, FPGAs) between crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin.
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    3. This is a multi-threaded CPU miner for Bitcoin. It is written in straight C, with minimal dependencies (libcurl, jansson).


      The developer announced that cpuminer has largely been superceded by CGMiner fork. Last commit was made in July 2016, but last version, 1.0.2, was released in June 2011. It can be still downloaded from GitHub

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    4. BFGMiner is a modular ASIC/FPGA miner written in C, featuring dynamic clocking, monitoring, and remote interface capabilities. BFGMiner is based upon CGMiner , but is designed specifically for ASIC mining hardware.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspberry Pi
      Minera - Web dashboard and monitor system for bitcoin mining controller.
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    5. Bitminter is a Bitcoin mining pool that aims to make it easy for anyone to make bitcoins. Bitminter has it's own custom miner with a clear graphical interface and can work with GPUs and external ASIC devices equally well.
    6. EasyMiner is a graphical open source frontend for mining Bitcoin ,Litecoin or other cryptocurrencies ( UI for minerd.exe or cgminer.exe , cudaminer.exe) Features Free & open source
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