cpuminer is a multi-threaded, highly optimized CPU miner for Litecoin, Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies. Currently supported algorithms are SHA-256d and scrypt(1024, 1, 1).
It supports the getwork mining protocol as well as the Stratum mining protocol, and can be used for both solo and pooled mining.
Notice: Please see here to understand why this package is recognized as a threat by some antivirus software: https://github.com/pooler/cpuminer/issues/13
- Highly optimized for x86, x86-64 and ARM architectures
- Automatically uses SSE2, AVX and AVX2 instructions where available
- Supports the Stratum mining protocol
- Lightweight, only depends on libcurl and jansson
- Tested on a wide variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, OS X, a few BSDs, Solaris and AIX
Faster GPUMiner: sourceforge.net/projects/gpuminer
GUI for CPUminer is available here sourceforge.net/projects/cpuminer-pro/