GUIMiner - a CPU/GPU for Windows


GUIMiner is a graphical frontend for mining Bitcoin, providing a convenient way to operate Bitcoin miners from a graphical interface. It supports both AMD and NVIDIA GPUs, as well as CPU mining. You can choose between pooled mining and solo mining – the software embeds a list of mining pools to choose from.



There's no need to enter connection details manually, unless you want to.


Displays hash rate, total shares accepted/invalid, and total shares in the past hour.


Do it from within the GUI, at participating pools.


The tray icon can be hovered to show statistics, and miners can be paused from the tray context menu.

General information on GUIminer

GUIminer is one of the most convenient tools to effortlessly start mining Bitcoin in Windows. GUIminer’s simple and easy-to-use graphical interface allows you to have full control over the Bitcoin mining process without the need to enter complex commands or constantly edit configuration files. GUIminer is the ideal mining SOFTWARE for Windows for both beginners and professionals. The program provides many useful features that will help any user to get the maximum amount of Bitcoins, with minimal effort. GUIminer supports most popular for Bitcoin mining, including OpenCL Miner for AMD GPUs, CUDA Miner for Nvidia, CGminer for any ASIC Miner, and even Ufasoft Miner for CPU-mininga GUIminer not only supports various Bitcoin miners, but also allows you to use multiple miners at the same time. After completing the configuration of the miners, you can also set up “AutoPlay”, which will allow you to start mining Bitcoin when the program starts.

How to use:

Extract the archive to anywhere (your desktop is fine) and double click the guiminer executable. If you have OpenCL set up correctly this should launch the GUI. If you get an error about OpenCL, you need to install an OpenCL package from your GPU vendor. For AMD/ATI cards you can get OpenCL here.

Once the GUI is running, choose a pool and register if necessary from the pool website, then press “Start mining” to begin.