Welcome to Nxt!

What is Nxt?

Nxt is a modern economic system based on cryptography and blockchain technology.

With Nxt, you can manage and interact with

  • your assets
  • your businesses
  • your customers

in such a way that no trusted third parties are required anymore.

Get it!

  • pre-packaged -

  • dependencies:

    • general - Java 8
    • Ubuntu -
    • Debian -
    • FreeBSD - pkg install openjdk8
  • repository - git clone

Run it!

  • click on the Nxt icon, or start from the command line:
  • Unix: ./
  • Mac: ./run.command
  • Window: run.bat

  • wait for the JavaFX wallet window to open

  • on platforms without JavaFX, open http://localhost:7876/ in a browser

Compile it!

  • if necessary with: ./
  • you need jdk-8 as well

Improve it!

  • we love pull requests
  • we love issues (resolved ones actually ;-) )
  • in any case, make sure you leave your ideas at BitBucket
  • assist others on the issue tracker
  • review existing code and pull requests
  • cf. coding guidelines in

Troubleshooting the NRS (Nxt Reference Software)

  • How to Stop the NRS Server?

    • click on Nxt Stop icon, or run ./
    • or if started from command line, ctrl+c or close the console window
  • UI Errors or Stacktraces?

    • report on BitBucket
  • Permissions Denied?

    • no spaces and only latin characters in the path to the NRS installation directory
    • known jetty issue

Further Reading

  • in this repository:

  • in the wiki:

  • on the forums: