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Simple Private Money


About Masari

Masari is a privacy-centric innovative cryptocurrency that allows users to send money around the globe with low fees very quickly.

Masari ($MSR) is a proof of work peer-to-peer internet currency using the well researched and cryptographically sound CryptoNote and RingCT protocols. This means that every transaction origin, amount, and destination is obfuscated by default.

Masari is an open source project that is fully decentralized, similar to bitcoin. With several CryptoNote firsts such as uncle mining via the SECOR protocol, a fully client side web wallet, and PoW sharding via the blocktree protocol, Masari is a fast, fungible, secure, private and soon-to-be scalable currency.

Masari, a scalable cryptocurrency


Scalability initiatives include the SECOR and Blocktree protocols

Masari, community funded and developed cryptocurrency

Community Developed

Developed and funded by community volunteers

Masari, a simple privacy-centric cryptocurrency


Cross-platform supported and easy to use


External resources that provide a type of utilization to Masari.


Release files and wallets from the Masari team


Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Current version: Dandy Dromedary

Official SHA256 Hash:

Windows Command Line Interface (CLI)

Current version: Dandy Dromedary

Official SHA256 Hash:


Linux Command Line Interface (CLI)

Current version: Dandy Dromedary

Official SHA256 Hash:


Apple Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Current version: Dandy Dromedary

Official SHA256 Hash:

Apple Command Line Interface (CLI)

Current version: Dandy Dromedary

Official SHA256 Hash:


Use Masari on your mobile Android device. Download from the Play Store!

Current version: 1.2.0 Mobile Wallet

Research Corner

The Masari Research Corner researches innovation in privacy and cryptocurrency technology within the context of advancing Masari's protocol

WWHM Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm

Abstract: This paper details the cryptocurrency Masari's implementation and transition to a Weighted-Weighted Harmonic Mean difficulty adjustment algorithm in order to smoothly adjust its difficulty target so that the chain maintains a steady two-minute block time. The original idea for this algorithm comes from Tom Harold and was modified by Scott Roberts. The original C++ implementation was done by Thaer Khawaja of the Masari Core Team. This implementation has since been adopted by several other cryptocurrency projects, and has paved the way for other difficulty adjustment algorithms such as LWMA.

Simple Extended Consensus Resolution: Uncle Mining On The Blockchain

Abstract: Since Bitcoin's inception and introduction of cryptocurrency, alternative iterations of permissionless decentralized peer-to-peer electronic cash have been developed. However, most of these systems have the same blockchain properties that subsequently retain similar on-chain scalability limitations to Bitcoin. With the introduction of the SECOR protocol, we propose a simple version of Uncle Mining, serving the purpose of faster block emission rates while further securing the network by rewarding miners for otherwise-orphaned blocks, solving in part some of the inherent scalability limitations of blockchain technology. These added properties are achieved by introducing block weight and differentiating it from block difficulty in a hash-based proof-of-work (PoW) system that achieves consensus via the heaviest chain in the network.

CryptoNote Blocktree: Partially Asynchronous Metablock Consensus

Abstract: One of the biggest problems to Blockchain scalability is block size, where too large a block will have propagation time and centralization concerns, while one too small will cause a network's failure to converge on a main chain. In practice, one can argue a lower bound of approximately 15 seconds, given proper management of orphaned blocks and a small upper bound on block size [1]. Therefore, in order to increase transaction throughput while maintaining the secure concept of a Proof of Work (PoW) block in a permissionless decentralized network, one must be able to mine multiple blocks in parallel. This paper proposes Blocktree, a tree-partitioned structure that would fundamentally extend that of the Blockchain's linear nature.