How to import private key from Counterwallet to another wallet?

Using your Counterwallet pass phrase you can generate private keys that belong to the wallet and import them to any “open” wallet that allows import of standard Bitcoin private key (privkey). This FAQ explains how to export a private key from your Counterwallet address.

Wallets that are not Counterparty-aware will allow you to access bitcoin stored at the address from which you import a private key. Wallets that are aware will allow you to access XCP and other Counterparty tokens as well. Some choices are reviewed below.

Create a new wallet, import the private key from your Counterwallet address and you’ll be able to access BTC from that address. Optionally (if you intend to use Blockchain Wallet in the future, you can back up your wallet.

LTB Companion Wallet or Tokenly Pockets for Google Chrome

Download LTB Companion Wallet (or Tokenly Pockets) from Github, enable Developer Mode in Chrome and then you can install the extension by loading it from the unzipped directory.

Once you’re done you can access your address by using the same pass phrase that you use for Counterwallet. If you wish you can uninstall the extension at any time.

Bitcoin Core (Bitcoin Qt), Armory, etc.

These are suitable for advanced desktop users. A how-to for Bitcoin Core is available here.

  • If you want to access only BTC, Python and counterparty-clientdo not need to be installed - the standard Bitcoin Core is enough.
  • If you want to access both BTC and Counterparty assets, you need to install Bitcoin Core with addrinex, Python3, Counterparty Server, Counterparty Client (see install guides in other FAQs).
  • If you can find a public Counterparty Server (at the moment one is available at, then only Python3 and Counterparty Client are required.

Please note that the Counterparty Project does not endorse, recommend or “support” any particular 3rd party wallet.