Pactus 0.16.0 Released


Pactus Blockchain Version 0.16.0 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 version allows users to create new addresses for both validators and accounts. The networking module has been improved, and users can now set limits on the number of connections. A random crash on the agreement protocol has been fixed in this version.

New address dialog


This version has been implemented for Testnet-2 and is being prepared for the upcoming Mainnet launch. To start using Pactus Blockchain Testnet-2, download the latest version from the download page and join the Testnet.

These guides can help you to download, install and configure your node:

How to Upgrade

If you are running an older version, shut it down. Uninstall the previous version and install the newer version. If you are using the archived version, simply use the new version.

Change log

This version includes several changes and improvements, such as:


  • gui: display network ID (#780)
  • create new validator address (CLI and GUI) (#757)
  • add community bootstrap nodes to testnet config (#764)
  • network: implementing connection manager (#773)
  • network: adding bootstrapper mode to the network config (#760)


  • network: redefine the network limits (#788)
  • consensus: not increase the vote-box power on duplicated votes (#785)
  • network: close connection when unable to get supported protocols (#781)
  • network: enabling peer exchange for bootstrappers (#779)
  • network: set connection limit for the resource manager (#775)
  • sync: peer status set to known on sucessfull handshaking (#774)
  • consensus: strong termination for the binary agreement (#765)
  • consensus: not increase the voting power on duplicated binary votes (#762)


  • network: refactoring peer manager (#787)

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