New Release 4.5.1-1

This is a required update for all testnet nodes, and is highly recommended for mainnet nodes if you were using the deprecated getaddressesbyaccount RPC method.

New Release 4.5.1-1

New Release 4.5.1

TL;DR: This is a required update for all testnet nodes, and is highly recommended for mainnet nodes if you are […]

New Release 4.5.1

New Release 4.5.0

The code preparations for the Network Upgrade 5 consensus rules are finished and included in this release. The following ZIPs […]

New Release 4.5.0

ECC timeline updates and planning for 2022

And we’re planning for a big January release of the Halo Arc product suite, including the NU5-compatible Zcashd, an updated ECC Reference Wallet, updated mobile wallet SDKs, and features that will enable Zcash to be Shielded by Default.

ECC timeline updates and planning for 2022

New releases to help enable Zcash Shielded by Default

We’re introducing “auto-shielding” in our mobile wallet SDKs and unified addresses at the Zcash protocol level. In supporting wallets, these two features ensure your Zcash transaction and balance information is automatically encrypted — Shielded by Default — in the latest, most secure shielded pool.

New releases to help enable Zcash Shielded by Default

New Release 4.4.1

The 4.3.0 release included a change to prevent redundant getheaders P2P requests, to reduce node bandwidth usage. This behaviour could be disabled by setting the config option -nooptimize-getheaders.

New Release 4.4.1

New Release 4.4.0

zcashd can now be configured to optionally expose an HTTP server that acts as a Prometheus scrape endpoint. The server will respond to GET requests on any request path.

New Release 4.4.0

New Release 4.3.0

The latest release includes traffic improvements, a reworked library and other updates.

New Release 4.3.0

Bringing Halo 2 to Zcash

As the first implementation of Halo within Zcash, this would serve as a catalyst for Zcash user confidence and scalability, while making the protocol more attractive, faster and less expensive for others to build on.

Bringing Halo 2 to Zcash

Technical explainer: Halo on Zcash

The Halo 2 zero-knowledge proving system, invented and developed at Electric Coin Co. (ECC), eliminates the trusted setup, reducing the attack surface of the Zcash protocol and improving assurance about ZEC supply integrity.

Technical explainer: Halo on Zcash

New Release 4.2.0

New release 4.2.0 removes the zcashd dependency upon libsodium for ed25519 signature checks and instead uses the Rust implementation in ed25519-zebra, which has been active for signature verification since the Canopy upgrade.

New Release 4.2.0

New Release 4.1.1

This is a hotfix release that addresses a performance regression in v4.1.0. It is recommended that either v4.0.0 or this […]

New Release 4.1.1