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It’s time to release the newest version of the ARK Desktop Wallet and this one is a BIG one! With the release of v2.4, we are officially debuting one of our most anticipated new developments — the desktop wallet plugin system. The plugin system makes our wallets even more versatile, providing developers and hobbyists with a means to easily develop and deploy additional functionality for the wallet. We can’t wait to see what great ideas you come up with!
The initial implementation of the ARK Desktop Wallet plugin system is complete. The new plugin system gives developers additional ways to expand the usability of the Desktop Wallet and develop innovative ways to interact within the ARK Ecosystem. Plugins are always optional for the user to install. Each plugin is installed on a per profile basis, allowing the ARK Desktop Wallet to remain free of any bloat. This means you get the experience you want, without any of the hassles you don’t.
With the impending release of the ARK Deployer on May 28th, we have expanded and improved bridgechain support inside the Desktop Wallet as well. We have also made all of the necessary changes for the wallet to be compatible with the upcoming Core v2.4 upgrade, ensuring that all of our product releases are in alignment and we are able maintain a smooth transition when the network is updated.
The new wallet is available for download at: https://github.com/ArkEcosystem/desktop-wallet/releases
Note for developers: With the upcoming release of ARK Core v2.5 in June (which will mainly be focused on cleaning up some legacy code alongside API v1), we will be dropping API v1 support in the Desktop Wallet. Please prepare any tools or services that are still utilizing API v1 and update to API v2 prior to that time.
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