Pactus 1.0.2 (Istanbul) Released


Pactus Blockchain Version 1.0.2 (Istanbul) is now available for download. This release includes a graphical user interface (GUI) that is suitable for both beginners and experienced users. It also includes a command-line interface (CLI) for advanced users and wallet software that allows users to interact with the blockchain without the need to sync the entire blockchain.

This release is named after the city of Istanbul and it was unanimously selected by Pactus community.

Pactus Version 1.0.2 (Istanbul)


This update fixes a major issue that decreases the number of inbound connections of the nodes over time. We highly recommend all users to upgrade to the new version for better connectivity.


To start using Pactus blockchain, download the latest version from the download page and join the Mainnet.

How to Upgrade

If you are running an older version, close it first. Then uninstall the previous version and install the newer version. If you are using the archived version, simply replace it with the new version.

Change log

This version includes several changes and improvements, such as:


  • sync: fix concurrent map read-write crash (#1112)
  • network: remove disconnected peers from peerMgr (#1110)

You can find the full list of changes on Github, as well as the source code