How to generate EOS private and public key pairs

Your private keys is the most important thing on EOS. Please don't put your keys on any website and ideally you should generate your EOS keys offline.

Important Notes:

- None of the websites here are endorsed by EOS Authority
- Make sure you store the EOS private and public key safe
- Only use the EOS private key on tools you trust
- We will never ask for your private key on a website.

Here are popular sources for private key generation:

1. EOS authority website (Quick but web based)
2. Scatter

3. Greymass

4. SimplEOS

5. Ledger (with EOS)

The EOS public key starts with EOS.
An EOS private key starts with 5 and is 51 characters long