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Dash Core version

Release is now available from:

This is a critical bugfix release.

Please report bugs using the issue tracker at github:

Upgrading and downgrading

How to Upgrade

If you are running an older version, shut it down. Wait until it has completely shut down (which might take a few minutes for older versions), then run the installer (on Windows) or just copy over /Applications/Dash-Qt (on Mac) or dashd/dash-qt (on Linux).

Downgrade warning

Downgrade to a version <

Because release included the per-UTXO fix which changed the structure of the internal database, you will have to reindex the database if you decide to use any pre- version.

Wallet forward or backward compatibility was not affected.

Downgrade to,

Downgrading to these versions does not require any additional actions, should be fully compatible.

Notable changes

Fix crash bug with duplicate inputs within a transaction

There was a critical bug discovered in Bitcoin Core's codebase recently which can cause node receiving a block to crash Change log

See detailed set of changes.


Thanks to everyone who directly contributed to this release, as well as everyone who submitted issues and reviewed pull requests.

Older releases

Dash was previously known as Darkcoin.

Darkcoin tree 0.8.x was a fork of Litecoin tree 0.8, original name was XCoin which was first released on Jan/18/2014.

Darkcoin tree 0.9.x was the open source implementation of masternodes based on the 0.8.x tree and was first released on Mar/13/2014.

Darkcoin tree 0.10.x used to be the closed source implementation of Darksend which was released open source on Sep/25/2014.

Dash Core tree 0.11.x was a fork of Bitcoin Core tree 0.9, Darkcoin was rebranded to Dash.

Dash Core tree 0.12.0.x was a fork of Bitcoin Core tree 0.10.

Dash Core tree 0.12.1.x was a fork of Bitcoin Core tree 0.12.

These release are considered obsolete. Old release notes can be found here: