Top 10 Cryptocurrency Exchanges by CoinTracking Users

The Top 10 Most Active Cryptocurrency Exchanges on CoinTracking

This year marks CoinTracking’s 5-Year anniversary and we couldn’t be more thankful to be a part of the explosive growth of the industry over the years. While we’ve seen more than a few cryptocurrency exchanges come and go, there are many more that have stood the test of time to become some of the most active exchange choices when trading cryptocurrency.

So what better way to celebrate the 337,000 CoinTracking users taking their portfolio game to next level then by sharing the top 10 most actively used cryptocurrency exchanges on the CoinTracking platform.

Based on a snapshot of all exchanges frequentedby CoinTracking users, here’s a list of the ones leading the pack:

 

Poloniex

Location: United States (Wilmington, Delaware)

Overview: A pure crypto-to-crypto exchange, Poloniex was acquired by payments company Circle in 2018. The new owners are hoping to position the exchange as a marketplace for tokens in the future and it has been a safe bet when trading a variety of cryptocurrencies over their past 4 year history.

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Bittrex

Location: United States (Seattle, Washington)

Overview: Launched in 2014, US-based Bittrex has been known for its user-friendly interface and strong security. While Bittrex can be a great option for Bitcoin and Tether trading pairs, the exchange has also been an ideal place for investors trading altcoins like Siacoin, Cardano, and Ethereum, all of which currently lead Bittrex volume.

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Binance

Location: Malta

Overview: Launched in 2017, Binance has blasted onto the cryptocurrency scene. Known for its low trading fees and diverse coin offerings, the exchange allows trades in over 45 coins, including Bitcoin Cash, Dash, EOS, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Neo. With some serious volume, it’s no surprise that Binance tops our active CoinTracking exchange list. Binance has also received good marks for customer support and positive community sentiment.

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Kraken

Location: United States (San Francisco, California)

Overview: Seven-year-old Kraken is regarded as the largest bitcoin exchange based on European volume and liquidity. The site has been particularly strong for international traders looking to trade with the US dollar, Canadian dollar, British pound, Euro and Japanese yen.

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Coinbase

Location: United States (San Francisco)

Overview: Serving 32 countries, Coinbase is one of the largest and most popular Bitcoin Exchanges in the world. Launched in 2012, Coinbase’s strong reputation, VC backing, and constant product innovations have made this exchange the leading option for most new traders looking to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin.

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Bitfinex

Location: Hong Kong

Overview: Although a sometimes controversial cryptocurrency trading platform because of discrepancies in volume, Bitfinex’s massive bitcoin trading volume can’t be overlooked. The exchange has catered toward seasoned cryptocurrency traders and has a variety of advanced functions, security, and trading features.

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Bitcoin.de

Location: Germany

Overview: German-based Bitcoin.de has proven to be a strong option for new bitcoin traders looking to trade on a cryptocurrency exchange. Easy-to-use with the right amount of liquidity and security, this trading platform offers Euro trading that has become quite popular within the region.

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GDAX

Location: United States (San Francisco, California)

Overview: The Coinbase-owned exchange has become a popular platform for experienced traders looking for more advanced features to trade top cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash. GDAX allows trades in close to 30 different fiat currencies, allowing the Coinbase alternative to lead the way for serious traders looking for more functionality.

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Bitstamp

Location: Luxemburg & Slovenia

Overview: Bitstamp, a European-based Exchange, has also been great option for seasoned traders on CoinTracking. While the exchange platform has limited payment methods and high deposit fees on smaller amounts, Bitstamp has been a strong option for traders with larger portfolios.

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Cryptopia

Location: New Zealand

Overview: Cryptopia is has distinguished themselves by providing more unique features like peer-to-peer trades and a marketplace that allows you to buy, sell, or trade items using cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency platform even has mining pools for listed cryptocurrencies.

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While it can be difficult to choose the one cryptocurrency trading exchange that’s right for you, this list is a good jumping off point. Although they are popular among CoinTracking users, it’s always best to do your own due diligence. Weigh the advantages of each based on what currency you’ll be trading with and what features are most important to your trading strategy.

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Keeping all your latest trades and transactions from cryptocurrency exchanges

How to Automatically Import Cryptocurrency Trades from These Popular Exchanges

Keeping all your latest trades and transactions from cryptocurrency exchanges up to date ensures you have the most relevant data to make more informed investment decisions.

CoinTracking has several options to import trade data, but automatic API imports available for PRO and UNLIMITED accounts ensure that transactions on a variety of exchanges populate in your Trade Table without the need of constant manual imports. This gives you a simpler way to maintain and track the performance and value of your entire cryptocurrency portfolio.

While not all exchanges have automatic API imports, there are many popular exchanges that make importing and tracking on CoinTracking that much easier. Here’s a list seven popular exchanges along with a guide on importing transactions that will help you get started:  

 

Bittrex

Note: Bittrex is only importing trades made in the last 30 days.  If you have trades older than thirty days, use the Bittrex CSV Import to supplement.

Step 1: Generate a new API Key and Secret for your Bittrex account.

  1. Log in into your Bittrex account and navigate to Settings -> API Keys.
  2. Create a new Key.
  3. Enable only READ INFO.
  4. Click on Update Keys.

Step 2: Enter the Bittrex job on CoinTracking.

  1. Go to the Bittrex API Import page on CoinTracking.
  2. Enter your API Key.
  3. Enter your Secret.
  4. Select whether you want to check your Bittrex trades automatically or manually.
  5. Select the trade types you want to import.
  6. Enter any relevant optional settings and filters, including a label for future easy sorting and start date.
  7. Select whether you want an email sent to you when a trade takes place.
  8. Start importing!

 

Bitfinex

Step 1: Generate a new API Key and Secret for your Bitfinex Account.

  1. Log in into your Bitfinex account and navigate to Account -> API.
  2. Create a new Key.
  3. Select all Read boxes. (These should be selected by default.) Do not select any Write boxes.
  4. Label the API Key and generate it.

Step 2: Enter the new automatic Bitfinex job on CoinTracking.

  1. Go to the Bitfinex API Import page on CoinTracking.
  2. Enter your API Key.
  3. Enter Your Secret.
  4. Select whether you want to check your Bitfinex trades automatically or manually.
  5. Select the trade types you want to import.
  6. Enter any relevant optional settings and filters, including label and start date.
  7. Select whether you want an email sent to you when a trade takes place.
  8. Start importing!

 

Coinbase 

Step 1: Create a new API Key and Secret for your Coinbase account.

  1. Log in into your Coinbase account and navigate to Settings -> API Access.
  2. Click on '+ New API Key' to create a new key.
  3. Enable all accounts you would like to check. (It’s recommended to check them all.)
  4. Enable all checkboxes with a read permission or at least all boxes shown.

Step 2: Enter a new automatic Coinbase job on CoinTracking.

  1. Go to the Coinbase API Import page on CoinTracking.
  2. Enter your API Key.
  3. Enter your Secret.
  4. Select whether you want to check your Coinbase trades automatically or manually.
  5. Select the trade types you want to import.
  6. Enter any relevant optional settings and filters, including label and start date
  7. Select whether you want to include import comments.
  8. Select whether you want an email sent to you when a trade takes place.
  9. Start importing!

 

Binance 

Step 1: Create a new API Key and Secret for your Binance account.

  1. Log in into your Binance account and navigate to the Security Settings page.
  2. Check only the 'Read Info' permission.
  3. Click on 'API Settings' and create a new key.

Step 2: Enter a new automatic Binance job on CoinTracking

  1. Go to the Binance API Import page on CoinTracking.
  2. Enter your API Key.
  3. Enter your Secret.
  4. Enter your Binance Trade Pairs. It is important to enter all possible pairs since only those will be imported.
  5. Select whether you want to check your Binance trades automatically or manually.
  6. Select the trade types you want to import.
  7. Enter any relevant optional settings and filters, including label and start date.
  8. Select whether you want an email sent to you when a trade takes place.
  9. Start importing!

 

GDAX

Step 1: Create a new API Key and Secret for your GDAX account.

  1. Log in into your GDAX account. Hover the navigation icon and click on API.
  2. Enable only View.
  3. Enter as your passphrase in the box.

Step 2: Enter a new automatic GDAX job on CoinTracking

  1. Go to the GDAX API Import page on CoinTracking.
  2. Enter your API Key.
  3. Enter your Secret.
  4. Select whether you want to check your GDAX trades automatically or manually.
  5. Select the trade types you want to import.
  6. Enter any relevant optional settings and filters, including label and start date
  7. Select whether you want an email sent to you when a trade takes place.
  8. Start importing!

 

Poloniex

Step 1: Create a new API Key and Secret for your Poloniex account.

  1. Log in into your Poloniex account. Select the Settings icon, and click on API KEYS.
  2. Disable both checkboxes Enable Trading and Enable Withdrawals.
  3. Create a new API key for CoinTracking.

Step 2: Enter a new automatic Poloniex job on CoinTracking

  1. Go to the Poloniex API Import page on CoinTracking.
  2. Enter your API Key.
  3. Enter your Secret.
  4. Select whether you want to check your Poloniex trades automatically or manually.
  5. Select the trade types you want to import.
  6. Enter any relevant optional settings and filters, including label and start date
  7. Select whether you want an email sent to you when a trade takes place.
  8. Start importing!

 

Kraken

Note: Kraken only allows 50 entries per 6 seconds, so the API will only import the last 230 trades in one call. If you have more trades then that, use the Kraken CSV import.

Step 1: Create a new API Key and Private Key for your Kraken account.

  1. Log in into your Kraken account and navigate to Settings -> API.
  2. Create a new key and select in the permissions only Query Ledger Entries Query Funds.

Step 2: Enter a new automatic Kraken job on CoinTracking

  1. Go to the Kraken API Import page on CoinTracking.
  2. Enter your API Key.
  3. Enter Private Key.
  4. Select whether you want to check your Kraken trades automatically or manually.
  5. Select the trade types you want to import.
  6. Enter any relevant optional settings and filters, including label and start date
  7. Select whether you want an email sent to you when a trade takes place.
  8. Start importing!

While these are some of the most popular exchanges that allow for API imports, there are many more supported. Just go to the Enter Coins page, scroll down to Automatic API Exchange Import, and you’ll find other exchanges along with a step-by-step guide to get you started importing.

Automatic API imports is one of the many features available for Pro and Unlimited CoinTracking accounts. Upgrade your CoinTracking account today.