MinerGate is described as 'Software and mining pool for mining multiple altcoins (Monero, Ethereum, Zcash, AEON, dashcoin) based on current exchange rate and benchmark of your hardware. The main difference from competitors - sleek interface' and is a Bitcoin Mining Tool in the Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MinerGate for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. Most alternatives are Bitcoin Mining Tools and Crypto Exchanges. The best alternative is NiceHash, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MinerGate are MultiMiner (Free, Open Source), Cudo Miner (Free), Kryptex (Free) and Awesome Miner (Freemium).
ForkDelta is a decentralized Ethereum Token Exchange with the most ERC20 listings of any exchange. ForkDelta currently acts as an open source, updated interface for EtherDelta's smart contract with an active and public development team.
Bitcoin miners perform complex calculations known as hashes. Each hash has a chance of yielding bitcoins. The more hashes performed, the more chances of earning bitcoins. Most people join a mining pool to increase their chances of earning bitcoins.