Lightning Apps is a not-for-profit curated directory of Lightning Apps, also called LApps, on the Bitcoin Lightning Network. was created to showcase developed projects built on LND, Eclair and c-lightning.

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LND Lapps:

Lightning Network Daemon

by Lightning Network

The Lightning Network Daemon (lnd) - is a complete implementation of a Lightning Network node and currently deployed on testnet3 - the Bitcoin Test Network. lnd has several pluggable back-end chain services including btcd (a full-node) and neutrino (a new experimental light client). The project's codebase uses the btcsuite set of Bitcoin libraries, and also exports a large set of isolated re-usable Lightning Network related libraries within it.

Lightning Desktop App

by Lightning Labs

The Lightning Desktop App is a cross-platform wallet powered by lnd. The application is under active development and currently only operates on the Bitcoin testnet chain.


by Jack Mallers

The future of bitcoin payments. Trustlessly send and receive bitcoin instantly with minimal fees via the Lightning Network.



Hammercoin is an online, cooperative role playing game, with an economy based entirely on bitcoins. The games takes place on the arid world of Khan, a gigantic desert plagued with ruins and creatures that have taken all over the planet's natural resources. Built block-by-block using the wonderful voxel technique, this game invites you to be part of a group of rebellious warriors who deny to believe on the end of humanity. Together with Master Tyco and the other players, you will be able to explore distant lands, obtain powerful magical objects, fight against hordes of vile creatures and destroy all existent frontiers in order to reveal the mistery that lies on the depths of this desertic lands.


by Alex Bosworth

Read and write articles, with Lightning Network micropayments. Y'alls uses lnd, an Go implementation of the Lightning Network protocol.


by Bitrefill

Bitrefill lets you top up any prepaid mobile phone using bitcoin. We support prepaid SIM cards from over 600 operators in 150 countries. Using Bitcoin allows us to cut costs, and pass the savings on to you. Full privacy and the top up happens as soon as the transaction clears.


by Bitlum

ZigZag enables 10 second asset exchanges with no user registration required, and avoids the typical high blockchain fees by leveraging the power of payment channels

by Alex Bosworth

Lightning Network Custodial Wallet. Send and receive tBTC on the Lightning Network.


by ThunderDice

Win #Bitcoin on the #LightningNetwork! We're spamming ⚡️, one hop at a time. Playing around on TestNet.


by 1ML

Lightning Network Search and Analysis Engine

Lightning Ramp

by Lightning Ramp

Connecting cryptocurrency exchanges to the Lightning Network. In the most current version of Lightning Ramp, Coinbase is integrated. Future releases will integrate with other popular exchanges to allow for a complete freeflow of digital currency. Lightning Ramp provides a powerful combination of security and speed.


by Michael

A simple way to accept tips via the Lightning Network on your website.


by Howard Lee

A Lightning Network light wallet implementation on native iOS using Swift.


Eclair Lapps:



Eclair (french for Lightning) is a scala implementation of the Lightning Network. It can run with or without a GUI, and a JSON-RPC API is also available. This software follows the Lightning Network Specifications (BOLTs).



Virtual coffee shop based on Eclair.



Strike is an easy to use, stripe®-like API for Lightning. Let us handle your Lightning payments, and receive aggregated bitcoin transactions every week, day, or hour! A user-friendly dashboard allows you to monitor your payments in real time.

Lightning Conductor

by Lightning Conductor

We are an organisation that is striving to provide real services to real businesses selling real stuff using the Lightning Network. We are aim to become a trusted partner to those businesses. To start the journey we currently have 2 services available on testnet - see below for details. You should note that these services are not "transactional". I.e. like a shop you need to trust us for the time between you sending the payment and us sending it back to you.


c-Lightning Lapps:


by Blockstream

c-lightning is a standard compliant implementation of the Lightning Network protocol. The Lightning Network is a scalability solution for Bitcoin, enabling secure and instant transfer of funds between any two parties for any amount.

Lightning Charge

by Blockstream

A drop-in solution for accepting lightning payments, built on top of c-lightning. ⚡️ radically low fees ⚡️ nano payments ⚡️ instant confirmations ⚡️

Lightning Publisher for WordPress

by Blockstream

Lightning Publisher for WordPress, a plug-in that can turn anyone into their own publisher by allowing them to collect payments when they share their writing or other blog content on a WordPress system.


by Blockstream

Paypercall fulfills the long-held promise of a next-generation web of micropayments, where web developers can request payments for specific, programmatic API actions. Want to require a micropayment when a user sends an SMS? Want to offer image processing services for a microfee? Paypercall allows developers to do so, and with Lightning’s instant payments, it enables instantaneous access to an API’s functionality.


Pay with Bitcoin Lightning.

Lightning Jukebox

by Blockstream

A Lightning powered Jukebox. Pay with Bitcoin to choose your music from YouTube.

WooCommerce Gateway Plugin for Lightning

by Blockstream

Gateway plugin to accept Lightning payments at WooCommerce stores, based on Lightning Charge.

Blockstream Store

by Blockstream

Powered by Lightning Charge and the WooCommerce Lightning Gateway.


by Blockstream

If Pay Then That. Use Bitcoin Lightning payments as the trigger for IFTTT (If This Then That) actions. Powered by ⚡️ Lightning Charge and paypercall.


by Blockstream

A simple web server for accepting lightning donations. Nanotip generates Lightning invoices on the fly using your Lightning Charge server, allowing users to setup a tip jar that accepts Lightning Network payments. Powered by ⚡️ Lightning Charge.


by Blockstream

A simple Lightning ⚡️ point-of-sale system with a clean & minimal web UI.


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