The International eXchange Coin (IXC)
iXcoin is the first Bitcoin clone, created in May 2011 just a few weeks after the distributed DNS Namecoin. The iXcoin fork of Bitcoin was created by Thomas Nasakioto in May 2011.
IxCoin official website with client download links: http://www.ixcoin.co/
Always remember to use the latest IXC client from the official website.
IxCoin specifications and differences from Bitcoin:
- sha-256 algo
- 21 million total coins
- 96 coins per block
- Shorter maturity period – all 21 million iXcoins will have been
generated by 2015
- iXcoin maturity will be reached ~18 years before Bitcoin’s. By
mid-2013, the number of IXC and BTC will reach parity (for a brief
- new blockchain
IXC forum: http://ixc.boards.net/
IxCoin can be merged mined with Bitcoin and other important sha-256 altcoins with ASIC miners. Recommened merged mining pool for IXC: http://mmpool.bitparking.com/register