Crypto tracker app – Blockfolio & Bit Worth
Why do you need a tracking app? Why not just coinbase?
If you have several alts across different exchanges or have crypto in wallets instead of on a single exchange then you need a crypto tracker app.
There are several free options available
Most have IOS and Android version available
Coin Cap – Since 2016
Crypto Pro – Since 2016
HODL real-time cryptocurrency
Coin stats – If you have more than 5,000 in crypto they charge for using it
Blockfolio tracer app includes the following features for bitcoin and altcoin portfolios
Overview of crypto portfolio
Percentage of holdings
Total $$ holdings
Price of crypto
Portfolio without prices
Drill down into each crypto
Coinbase – not reliable
Options for different timelines
Comprehensive list of currencies
Supports several different fiat exchanges
Has News integrated
Are these apps good to use? Is it safe?
I am personally not comfortable having all of this information available for some company to consume and most likely profit from it. Unfortunately for the type of functionality giving up this information is the price you pay to use it.
How can I get around it?
Some people divide their investments by a certain number to make it look like you have smaller amounts than actual
Things I don’t like
Constantly refreshing the app. This is a personal problem, but many others have the same issue
Prices on exchange are not the same as app – typically some discrepancy between the exchange and the app
Blockfolio had some scaling issues back in December. Seem to have been resolved now
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store