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@ripcurlx ripcurlx released this May 6, 2021 · 187 commits to master since this release

A newer version is already available! Please don’t use this version anymore.

This is a follow-up release that updates a mempool explorer address and filters out banned seednode address with a wrong format.

For more details please see

Here are the release notes from v1.6.3:

Release notes

This release ships the remaining functionality to create BSQ SegWit transactions to save on mining fees. You can also now easily create copies of existing (and past) offers. This release also leverages a new build system using an up-to-date Java runtime (Java 15) and UI library (JavaFX 15) that produces binaries that should be more reliable. And as always...there are many bug fixes and refinements. ​


Bug fixes


Development & Documentation


No new assets.


Url of the signing key (Christoph Atteneder):
Full fingerprint: CB36 D7D2 EBB2 E35D 9B75 500B CD5D C1C5 29CD FD3B

Import the key:
curl | gpg --import
GPG prints a confusion warning: "This key is not certified with a trusted signature!" - See for background information what it means.

How to verify signatures?
gpg --digest-algo SHA256 --verify BINARY{.asc*,}
Replace BINARY with the file you downloaded (e.g. Bisq-1.6.4.dmg)

Known issues with installation


There is a known issue with Anti Virus software. We got several reports from users running into different problems. Either the AV software blocks Bisq or Tor, delete files in the data directory [2] or app directory [1]) or cause such a long delay at startup that Tor gets terminated and a file remains locked which can cause that Bisq cannot be started afterwards. To resolve that you need to restart Windows then the lock get released. We are working on solutions to fix those issues.

If you use Crypto currencies on your Windows system be aware that Windows is much more vulnerable to malware than Linux or OSX. Consider to use a dedicated non-Windows system when dealing with cryptocurrencies.

[1] Application directory (contains application installation files):

[2] Data directory (contains all Bisq data including wallet):
C:\Users<username>\AppData\Roaming\Bisq\btc_mainnet\tor (you can delete everything except the hiddenservice directory)


Hint for Debian users:
If you have problems starting Bisq on Debian use: /opt/bisq/bin/Bisq

If your Linux distro does not support .deb files please follow this instruction:

cd ~/Downloads  
mkdir tmp  
cd tmp   
ar x ../Bisq-64bit-1.6.4.deb  
sudo tar Jxvf data.tar.xz  
sudo cp -rp opt/Bisq /opt/

That instruction is not tested on many different distros. If you encounter problems please report it in a Github issue so we can improve it.


Thanks to everyone who directly contributed to this release:

A special thanks to our first time contributor:

As well as to everyone that helped with translations on Transifex.

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