Where do I get Bitcoins?

For example at an online marketplace like,

Or privately from person to person through,

Or you can just offer your labour, goods or services for payment in Bitcoin instead of euros.

What software should I use?

The Bitcoinkiez support team recommends the following clients.

For PCs and laptops running GNU/Linux, Windows or MacOSX: the original client (bitcoin-qt) from

For Android smartphones or new BlackBerries: the Bitcoin-Wallet by Andreas Schildbach (Android, BB10).

Or a fast, server-based online wallet:

More information on the Bitcoinkiez support line or at any of our workshops. (Download PDF)