Bitcoin Core 23.0 Release – What’s New?

A new version of the original Bitcoin software client created by Satoshi Nakamoto has been released today.

Bitcoin Core 23.0 has been worked on by 132 developers for approximately seven months to bring tangible improvements to the Bitcoin Core portfolio, peer-to-peer communication and networking, rate estimation and more.

This article explores some of the key changes.

Portfolio updates

Touch root support

Bitcoin Core now allows the user to choose the new Taproot address type when creating a new wallet. While not the default, as many wallets in the ecosystem still can’t send to a Taproot address, the user has the option to create Taproot receive addresses in newly created wallets.

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