Last Updated on February 15, 2024
We think cointop is a magical terminal-based utility. Simple, fast, and a great tool to constantly monitor a cryptocurrency portfolio. It works on really low powered computers such as the Raspberry Pi Zero.
It’s lacking some features, but hopefully as the project evolves the feature-set will improve.
One of the advantages of terminal programs is that they are typically very frugal with your system resources. Memory usage of cointop is minimal, with ps_mem reporting memory usage around 51MB of RAM.
There’s fast pagination, 256-color support, and auto-refresh functionality with data polled once a minute (this can be changed in the config file, or from the command-line). There’s options to hide the chart view, top marketbar, and the bottom statusbar. You can also only show the table.
This is a cross-platform tool that runs under Linux, macOS, *BSD, and Windows.
Developer: Miguel Mota
License: Apache License 2.0