Install Wallet on Windows
Before you start, the team recommends that you read Getting Started if you haven't already. It's a 30-second read that will save you time.
Mantis is both a graphical wallet and a command-line client. You can download either or both.
This section outlines how to install the Mantis wallet on your Windows machine. If you want the client, follow the client installation instructions.
These are the prerequisites for installing Mantis wallet:
- A Java Virtual Machine (JVM) with version 1.8.x.
To check the JVM version, use
To install Java, follow these instructions. (Note that the Mantis team has not tested the wallet with JVM 1.9 or later versions)
- A minimum of 4GB of memory (RAM)
- 250GB of disk space to ensure fast sync of the node. You will need more than that for the future growth of the chain. You should have an SSD of at least 500GB for full sync.
Installing the wallet
To install Mantis wallet, follow these steps:
Choose and download the Windows 64 bit installer from the wallet release page. the Windows installer is the one with the .exe extension.
Note the checksum.
Remember to run checksum verification on your downloads. Refer to this section for instructions.
The default installation folder is Program Files/Mantis-Wallet. We recommend placing the Mantis files there.
- Now, you can run the wallet by double-clicking its executable or running it through your desktop environment. The installation process adds a shortcut to your start menu.
For information on the available networks, see this page
For the next steps in the story, go to the Learn or How to sections.
Updating the wallet
To update the Mantis wallet, download a new installer and repeat the installation process.