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The XRP Ledger: A Scalable, Sustainable Blockchain

The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is a decentralized, public blockchain led by a global developer community.

It’s fast, energy efficient, and reliable. With ease of development, low transaction costs, and a knowledgeable community, it provides developers with a strong open-source foundation for executing on the most demanding projects—without hurting the environment.

Why developers choose the XRP Ledger

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  • Public and Decentralized Structure Icon

    Public and Decentralized Structure

    Open source, open to anyone to build on, maintained by the community

  • Streamlined <br class='until-sm'/>Development Icon

    Streamlined
    Development

    Tools and documentation that speed development and reduce time to market

  • High <br class='until-sm'/>Performance Icon

    High
    Performance

    Capable of settling thousands of transactions in seconds

  • Low Cost Icon

    Low Cost

    At fractions of a penny per transaction, costs are inexpensive enough to enable a wide variety of use cases

  • Vibrant Community Icon

    Vibrant Community

    Developers, validators, users, and businesses make the XRP Ledger better every day

  • Proven Reliability Icon

    Proven Reliability

    8+ years of consistent performance over more than 63 million ledgers

Activate the power of the XRP Ledger and find the building blocks for your next innovation

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Our Shared Vision for XRPL’s Future

Together, we're building the greenest infrastructure to drive blockchain innovation that doesn't sacrifice utility or performance, to bring the developer community's vision to life.

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Explore what the community is building to enable new features and use cases on XRPL

Preview New Features
  • In Development

    Smart Contracts

    Hooks are small, efficient WebAssembly modules designed specifically for the XRPL. Check out the hooks amendment and public testnet that enable smart contract functionality.

  • In Development

    Non-Fungible Tokens

    Lower fees, faster transactions, and custom token functionality make the XRPL ideally suited for building an ecosystem for NFTs. Explore proposed standards for issuing NFTs.

  • In Development

    Sidechains

    Extend, experiment, and specialize a custom sidechain based on the XRPL's proven blockchain technology. Learn more about the vision of sidechains.

XRPL.org: by the community, for the community

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