Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. Litecoin is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities. Mathematics secures the network and empowers individuals to control their own finances. Litecoin can be identified on exchanges under currency symbols LTC or XLT.

Litecoin is one of the original crypto currencies.
LTC Coin is compared to BTC or Bitcoin like silver is to gold.

Litecoin can be bought from Coinbase and traded on most any Exchange site.
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Litecoin can be mined for profit.

Litecoin Miners

Software Author Version (Date) Win Linux Description
sgminer veox 4.1.0 (07.02.2014) Yes Yes cgminer 3.7.2 fork, continues GPU/scrypt mining, AMD GPUs only, Win64 Build
cgminer Con Kolivas 4.2.3 (03.04.2014) Yes Yes 3.7.2 is the last version to support GPU/scrypt mining
cpuminer pooler 2.3.3 (27.02.2014) Yes Yes Fastest CPU miner
cudaMiner Christian Buchner (28.02.2014) Yes Yes Fastest miner for NVIDIA GPUs
GUIMiner-scrypt tacotime 0.05 (13.03.2014) Yes No Provides a GUI for cgminer and cudaMiner; not recommended due to lack of back end transparency.
BFGMiner Luke-Jr 3.10.0 (15.01.2014) Yes Yes CPU and GPU miner
MultiMiner nwoolls 2.6.2 (04.02.2014) Yes Yes Provides a GUI for BFGMiner
ScryptMiner GUI Matoking r10 (23.02.2012) Yes Yes GUI for cgminer, no longer maintained, NOT recommended!
Reaper mtrlt 13 Beta 4 (13.04.2012) Yes Yes GPU miner, no longer maintained, NOT recommended!
Rank 5
LTC to USD 46.5219
LTC to USD 0.0117409
24hr Volume (USD) 205743000.0
Market Cap (USD) 2445777583.0
Available Supply 52572607.0
Total Supply 52572607.0
Percent Change (1 hr) 0.14
Percent Change (24 hrs) -0.98
Percent Change (7 days) 7.57