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wif

Bitcoin Wallet Import Format (WIF) decoding/encoding module

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WIF

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js-standard-style

Bitcoin Wallet Import Format encoding/decoding module.

Example

var wif = require('wif')
var privateKey = Buffer.from('0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000001', 'hex')
var key = wif.encode(128, privateKey, true) // for the testnet use: wif.encode(239, ...
// => KwDiBf89QgGbjEhKnhXJuH7LrciVrZi3qYjgd9M7rFU73sVHnoWn

var obj = wif.decode(key)
// => {
//	version: 128,
//	privateKey: <Buffer 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 01>,
//	compressed: true
//}

wif.decode(key, 0x09)
// => Error: Invalid network version

// alternative syntax
wif.encode(obj)
// => KwDiBf89QgGbjEhKnhXJuH7LrciVrZi3qYjgd9M7rFU73sVHnoWn

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Last updated on 29 Aug 2023

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