With the advent of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on the market today, the thoughts of growing your own virtual coins have certainly crossed the minds of many computer users. A new Windows 10 app called Litecoin Miner lets you mine Litecoin currency on your own.
Litecoin Miner is made by GroupFabric Inc, and it’s a free Windows 10 app that works across Windows 10 machines. It certainly won’t make you rich overnight, but it lets users mine the alternative to Bitcoin, while their computers are running and processing in the background.
How It Works
With Litecoin Miner, users just simply download and install the app, and then start performing complex calculations called hashes. These in turn has a chance to yield the valuable Litecoins as a result, and this results in the virtual currency being born.
Secondly, the app lets you join mining pools to increase the chances in earning Litecoins. Group efforts like this help the overall productivity of the Litecoin’s in growing and calculations figured out, and mining pools pay for high values hashes, known as shares.
Mining Pool Support & Thoughts
The Litecoin Mining application supports a wide variety of different mining pools in the app. It supports WeMineLTC, GHash.IO, Give Me Coins, LtcRabbit.com, LiteGuardian, litecoinpool.org, Coinotron, and a few others in the works.
The app itself has had a few updates since the incarnation of the app, and the real-time stats and address generating features make it worth checking out. It’s easy to use, does GPU and CPU mining, and submits the calculations fairly quickly. That with a large Litecoin support group already established, it can be an adventurous app and thing to try.
If you’ve been interested in mining your own virtual currency, Litecoin Miner might be a great choice. It’s free to try out, and you can start mining Litecoin’s in the privacy of your own home right away.