Create a Ripple Account

To create transactions in the Ripple Consensus Ledger, you need a Ripple Account. In this article you will see how to create a Ripple account using the Ripple Desktop Wallet.


Fisrt download our wallet application at

According to your operational system you will have to follow the proper installation instructions:


MAC: Double click on the downloaded file and copy it to the applications folder.


Windows: Download the installer and execute it - ignore the security warnings and open the app. 


Linux: Extract the file in a folder of your choice and execute the file "RippleAdminConsole". You may want to create a shortcut in your desktop to have quick access to the app.


See this video to learn how to create a Ripple account:



After that you will need to activate your account by receiving some XRPs.

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