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Introducing Asteroid, the easiest Bitcoin and Litecoin miner for the Mac. Utilizing a full complement of OS X technologies alongside the ironclad cgminer backend, you can be mining cryptocurrencies at top speed in mere minutes.


  • easy install, clean unified UI with full retina graphics
  • pre-configured with settings for the most popular pools, just enter your login and go
  • crowdsourced settings, so you get the best hashrates as found by other Asteroid users
  • live coin balances
  • monitor from your smartphone with MobileMiner
  • uses keychain to keep your

What's New in Asteroid

Version 0.9.7:
  • Live coin balance monitoring
  • Added new mining engine, sgminer, for scrypt mining
  • Can now pick which kernel to use for scrypt mining
  • Improvements and bugfixes to community scrypt settings
  • Full support for multiple GPUs
  • Mac OS X Notification Center support
  • Updated mining engine to cgminer 3.12.3
  • Devices remember on/off

Requirements for Asteroid

  • OS X 10.8 or later
  • USB-based mining device (optional)
  • AMD/ATI or nVidia discrete graphics card (optional)
  • Intel Integrated Graphics HD4000 or higher (optional)
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Asteroid User Discussion

1.7 4
Current Version (0.x)
Downloads 7,622
Version Downloads 6,117
Date 17 Feb 2014
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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