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NameCoin is described as 'Namecoin is a distributed domain name system based on the Bitcoin technology. Namecoin extends Bitcoin to add transactions for registering, updating and transferring domain names. Namecoin provides an alternative to the existing domain name system (DNS), in which names can be' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to NameCoin for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Bitcoin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NameCoin are Monero, Litecoin, cjdns and OpenNIC.

NameCoin alternatives are mainly Cryptocurrency Coins but may also be Dynamic DNS Services or Money Transfer Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NameCoin.
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  1. Bitcoin icon

    Bitcoin

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    70 alternatives to Bitcoin 

    Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer digital currency. Peer-to-peer (P2P) means that there is no central authority to issue new money or keep track of transactions. Instead, these tasks are managed collectively by the nodes of the network.

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    This alternative is disputed. Bitcoin is still a legitimate alternative to NameCoin, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    NameCoin is for Domain Name System Bitcoin is for value system and currency

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    NameCoin is not a currency.

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    Monero

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    60 alternatives to Monero 

    Monero is a digital currency that is secure, private, and untraceable. It is open-source and freely available to all. With Monero, you are your own bank. Only you control and are responsible for your funds, and your accounts and transactions are kept private from prying eyes.

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    1.  Privacy focusedMonero is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  DecentralizedMonero is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    NameCoin is not a currency.

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    Litecoin

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    87 alternatives to Litecoin 

    Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant payments to anyone in the world. It differs from its parent Bitcoin in that can be efficiently mined with consumer-grade hardware.

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    cjdns

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    29 alternatives to cjdns 

    Cjdns is a networking protocol and reference implementation, founded on the ideology that networks should be easy to set up, protocols should scale up smoothly, and security should be ubiquitous.

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    1.  Decentralizedcjdns is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    OpenNIC

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    38 alternatives to OpenNIC 

    OpenNIC is a user-owned and controlled alternate network information center/alternative DNS root which lists itself as an alternative to ICANN and its registries.

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    No-IP

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    35 alternatives to No-IP 

    No-IP allows you to create up to 3 free Dynamics DNS hosts for private use. You will need to register for a free account, and either update your IP address via their web interface or download their Windows client.

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    Web interface for adding a new dynamic DNS host
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    Dogecoin

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    73 alternatives to Dogecoin 

    Dogecoin is an open source, decentralized, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency, favored by Shiba Inus worldwide.

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    1.  DecentralizedDogecoin is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  8. Dyn icon

    Dyn

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    43 alternatives to Dyn 

    Using Dyn’s dynamic DNS eliminates the headache and human error associated with tracking ever-changing IP addresses and allows you to avoid the alternative of purchasing pricey static IPs.

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    Discontinued

    This service was discontinued and replaced by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in May of 2020.

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    Dynu Dynamic DNS

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    35 alternatives to Dynu Dynamic DNS 

    Dynu offers free dynamic DNS service for yourname.dynu.com and yourname.com. It has a simple API(update URL) and offers free update client software.

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    DASH

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    87 alternatives to DASH 

    DASH is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that uses a system called Darksend to add privacy to transactions.

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    1.  DecentralizedDASH is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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