Resource List

This section houses example code for those looking to build on lnd. Please let us know if something is missing!

Lightning Nodes


Non-custodial wallets

Custodial & Other Wallets

  • Bitcoin Beach Wallet - available in Google Play

  • Bridge Wallet - Available on Google Play and on the App Store

  • Strike - available in Google Play, the Apple AppStore and Chrome

  • Wallet of Satoshi - available in Google Play and the Apple AppStore

  • Bottlepay - available in Google Play and the Apple AppStore

  • Mash - lightning wallet that integrates directly into sites, apps and launching shortly in browser extension, mobile app form.

  • Alby (Github) - connect various wallet interfaces to this browser extension for web-native payments. And login with lightning. Available for Firefox, Chrome, Brave and others

Lightning node interfaces

  • Zeus - available in Google Play, F-Droid and the Apple AppStore

  • Ride the Lightning - runs on your personal computer, accessible through your browser


  • 1ML - Lightning network and node statistics

  • ACINQ - Geographical distribution of Lightning nodes

  • Amboss - Detailed information on channels and fee rates

  • Cheese Robot - Telegram bot with Lightning Network explorer capabilities

  • Lightning Terminal - Evaluating channels and peers

  • LNnodeinsight - Analytics from the perspective of your own node

  • VR Explorer - the Lightning Network... in VR!


  • Boltwall - paywall and authentication using LSATs built with Node.js and Typescript

  • Lightning Faucet - opens a payment channel with the target user

  • Lightning Terminal - a browser-based interface for managing channel liquidity

  • LNBig Server - lnbig autopilot and rebalancing engine

  • Ride the Lightning - node management via Node.js

  • Shockwallet - decentralized social network enabled by GUN db and lnd

  • Sphinx Relay - e2e encrypted group chat enabled by a Node.js wrapper around lnd

  • Thunderhub - node management via a NextJS server handling a backend Graphql server and frontend React App

  • TLV shop - webshop with no browser, shopping cart, checkout page, nor credit card required

  • LightningStamp - create timestamped proofs of existence for your files (OpentimeStamps or Chainpoint)

  • Mash - monetize your apps by integrating an open consumer lightning wallet, paywalls, and payment faciliation mechanisms with a few snippets of code

  • sms4sats - send text messages and receive sms for online services on the web and via API

  • lightsats - Onboard newbies with lightning tips

  • LNURL Auth For WordPress - Login to WordPress with Bitcoin Lightning

Software bundles that include Lightning

Developer Libraries & Tools

  • Balance of Satoshis - Command line tool for working with lnd balances

  • Chantools - Helper functions that can be used to rescue funds locked in lnd

  • ln-service - Node.js REST interface to lnd

  • LNbits - Simple Python server that provides an account system, extension framework, and more on top of lnd

  • lndhub - Wrapper for lnd that provides separate accounts for users sharing a node

  • lsat-js - A javascript library for working with LSATs

  • Polar - One-click Bitcoin Lightning networks for local app development and testing

  • WebLN - A library for secure communication between Lightning apps and user nodes

  • Dazaar - A library to sell data over a P2P network.

  • rebalance-lnd Python script for circular rebalancing in LND

  • Faraday - A suite of tools built to help node operators and businesses run lnd, the leading implementation of the Lightning Network

Wikis, Guides & Resources

Payment processors

Exchanges & Brokerages

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