Daedalus and Yoroi

DAEDALUS WALLET

Daedalus wallet is a desktop, full-node hierarchical deterministic (HD) wallet for ada cryptocurrency, bundled with full Cardano node. It stores the entire history of Cardano blockchain and validates all blocks and transactions for fully trustless and autonomous operation. 

Daedalus wallet runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. 

Daedalus wallet takes some time to download and the blockchain takes some time to sync since it creates a local copy of the blockchain

No, not yet. Do not download any mobile version of Daedalus.

YOROI WALLET

Yoroi is a lite hierarchical deterministic (HD) wallet for ada cryptocurrency, running as a Chrome or Firefox extension. It connects to a full Cardano node hosted by a third party (Emurgo).

Runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux, as well as iOS and Android. 

Yes, it is on iOS and Android. 

Yes. Yoroi allows for instant initial setup, quick and easy operation with minimum usage of system resources. 

DAEDALUS Key Features

  • Easy installation with one-click setup of bundled Cardano node
  • Locally stored wallets and encrypted private keys, not shared with third-party servers
  • Trustless operation with locally running full Cardano node which independently validates full transaction history of the blockchain
  • Supports Cardano network by participating in Cardano protocol
  • Wallet backup and restoration using mnemonics phrases
  • Supporsts staking 
  • Complete autonomy without reliance on third-party servers and services
  • Paper wallet generator for offline storage of funds

YOROI Key Features

  • Instant initial setup
  • Locally stored wallets and encrypted private keys, not shared with third-party servers
  • No blockchain synchronization needed for quick and easy operation
  • Wallet backup and restoration using mnemonics phrases
  • Low system resource consumption, minimal usage of storage space and bandwidth
  • Supports staking 
  • Paper wallet generator for offline storage of funds

Daedalus vs Yoroi Comparison