What is Raiden?

The Raiden Network is an off-chain scaling solution, fast, low-fee and scalable token transfers. It’s complementary to the Ethereum blockchain and works with any ERC20 compatible token.

Welcome to the Raiden docs 2.0!

This documentation is still work in progress. If you can't find what you are looking for in here, don't worry! In this case that part of content hasn't been reworked yet, but can be found in the Raiden documentation 1.0.

New to Raiden?

If you’re new to Raiden and just want to install it and try it out, go to the

Afterwards you can do token transfers using the Raiden WebUI

Developing on Raiden?

If you want to use Raiden for your project the following links have relevant documentation:

Contributing to Raiden?

If you are looking to get an in-depth understanding of Raiden or if you're interested in contributing to Raiden, a good start is to:

Need help?

If you run into problems or discover bugs, you can:


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