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cashaddrjs v0.3.12

Bitcoin Cash cashaddr address format support for Node.js and web browsers.

CashAddr.js: The new Bitcoin Cash address format for Node.js and web browsers.

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JavaScript implementation for the new CashAddr address format for Bitcoin Cash.

Compliant with the original CashAddr specification which improves upon BIP 173.

Note: This is a JavaScript implementation of the CashAddr format specification. If you are looking for a general purpose Bitcoin Cash address translation library, check out the easy-to-use and well-tested BchAddr.js.


Using NPM

$ npm install --save cashaddrjs

Using Bower

$ bower install --save cashaddrjs


You may also download the distribution file manually and place it within your third-party scripts directory: dist/cashaddrjs-0.3.12.min.js.


In Node.js

const cashaddr = require('cashaddrjs');
const address = 'bitcoincash:qpm2qsznhks23z7629mms6s4cwef74vcwvy22gdx6a';
const { prefix, type, hash } = cashaddr.decode(address);
console.log(prefix); // 'bitcoincash'
console.log(type); // 'P2PKH'
console.log(hash); // Uint8Array [ 118, 160, ..., 115 ]
console.log(cashaddr.encode(prefix, type, hash)); // 'bitcoincash:qpm2qsznhks23z7629mms6s4cwef74vcwvy22gdx6a'

Note: This is a JavaScript implementation of the CashAddr format specification. If you are looking for an easy-to-use and well-tested library to translate between different formats, check out BchAddr.js.


Script Tag

You may include a script tag in your HTML and the cashaddr module will be defined globally on subsequent scripts.

    <script src=""></script>


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