Coin tracking for hackers


Coin tracking for hackers

cointop is a fast and lightweight interactive terminal based UI application for tracking and monitoring cryptocurrency coin stats in real-time.

The interface is inspired by htop and shortcut keys are inspired by vim.


This connects to an instance of Cointop using SSH:

In action

Table of Contents

Documentation has been moved to

  • Features
  • Documentation
  • Install
  • Update
  • Getting started
  • Shortcuts
  • Colorschemes
  • Config
  • SSH server
  • FAQ
  • Contributing
  • Social
  • Mentioned in
  • Tip Jar
  • License


  • Shortcut keys: Vim-inspired shortcut keys, custom key bindings configuration
  • Colorschemes: Custom colorscheme configuration, 256-color and 24-bit support
  • Favorites: Save and view favorite coins
  • Portfolio: Portfolio tracking of holdings, view profit & loss
  • Charts: Charts for coin price history and global market graphs
  • Search: Fuzzy searching for finding coins
  • Conversion: Currency conversion
  • Price Alerts: Price alerts with desktop notifications
  • Multiple APIs: Supports multiple coin data APIs; CoinGecko and CoinMarketCap
  • Mouse: Mouse support
  • Offline: Offline cache
  • Fast: Fast sort shortcuts, pagination, chart date range change, auto-refresh
  • Lightweight: It’s very lightweight; can be left running indefinitely



Many thanks to Simon Roberts, Alexis Hildebrandt, and all the contributors that made cointop better.


  • Follow on twitter @cointop
  • Discuss on Discord

Mentioned in

Cointop has been mentioned in:

  • @Ubuntu Twitter
  • Terminals Are Sexy
  • The Changelog News

Tip Jar



Thank you for tips! ?


Released under the Apache 2.0 license.

© Miguel Mota