Jaxx Desktop Wallet Review

(Last Updated On: April 27, 2019)

Jaxx is one of the amazing desktop and mobile-based wallet used as of today, the project is new around in 2016 and was developed by a team of Young Entrepreneurs. Jaxx is available on Windows, Mac, and Linux with Mobile versions available for Android and iOS.

Currently, Jaxx has been downloaded more than 1.2 million times on play store, app store and chrome web store.

Jaxx is not open source many people think that Jaxx is open source but it is not, However, the code is open source and developers are given a chance to notify about any Bugs or updates.

USER INTERFACE

One of the foremost impressive feature making JAXX one the most used wallet is the user interface, which consists of a Black theme and easy to use features for both newbies and experienced users. As usual, a user can send, receive or store coins in supported currencies easily.

Even a complete newbie would be able to manage things on Jaxx but that doesn’t mean it is complete basic at all there are all the features in Jaxx necessary to make it a full-time wallet.

Upon clicking the Menu button there are a bunch of options available for Adding or removing currencies, Currency types, Modifying Transaction Fees, Private Keys, Backups, Importing from Backups or paper wallets, setting up pins and much more.

Coin Support

Jaxx does not only support Bitcoin but also more than a dozen alternative coins including Bitcoin, Ethereum, LiteCoin, Dash,  ZCoin, RSK and ETC (Ethereum Classic) as well.

Current update has added more coins to the family like ShipChain (SHIP) was recently added and there is always an option of adding more coins just like Exodus.

ShapeShift Integration

According to a recent news, Jaxx is partnering with Shapeshift and will be integrating its API in Jaxx for an amazing user experience, with this update Jaxx will be able to gain more and more value as it will provide an amazing feature to the users who don’t want to surf online exchanges.

For those who don’t know shapeshift is an online service which allows you to instantly swap/exchange between any cryptocurrency instantly within a few clicks you can convert Bitcoin to Ethereum or vice versa and it supports more than 270 alternative coins, a recent integration of shapeshift was seen in Coinomi which is a multicurrency mobile wallet.

Conclusion

The Jaxx community has grown rapidly and is currently a huge user base for a new project like this, although the project may be new but is completely trustworthy and Legitimate, Jaxx will spread in future and is a worth using wallet as it provides from very basic to the most extended functionality.

However, for larger volumes, users are always adviced to user Hardware wallets as they are the most secure options available, but Jaxx is just an excellent and trusty wallet to use at is secure than using online and web wallets.


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