There are a number of ways to obtain cardano-wallet.
cardano-wallet backend is included in the Daedalus installation. This is convenient if you already have Daedalus installed, but the version of
cardano-wallet may not be the latest.
Pre-built binaries from GitHub release page
Release builds of
cardano-wallet for Linux, macOS, and Windows are available at: https://github.com/input-output-hk/cardano-wallet/releases
These release bundles include the recommended version of
cardano-node, according to the release matrix.
Direct download URLS
The release packages can be downloaded directly from the github servers using a command-line tool like
cURL. For example, one can download and unpack a pre-packaged linux binary for
curl -L https://github.com/input-output-hk/cardano-wallet/releases/download/v2020-04-07/cardano-wallet-v2020-04-07-linux64.tar.gz | tar xvz
Compile from source
If you feel brave enough and want to compile everything from sources, please refer to Building, or the equivalent documentation in each source repository (instructions often appear in
As a pre-requisite, you may want to install and configure Nix or cabal, depending on your weapon of choice.