The Edgecase Bitcoin Storage Toolset (EBST)
is designed for a single competent user who is comfortable with using a terminal and wants to understand how Bitcoin actually works (i.e. generate an address or make a transaction directly, rather than have these operations performed invisibly within a consumer application).
If you have a Windows 10 laptop, you can use:
Recipe for storing bitcoin on an online Windows 10 laptop
If you have a Macbook or a Linux laptop:
- You can use the linked recipe without going through the Windows-specific setup. You should already have a Terminal program and Python 2.7. If you don't have Python 2.7, you will need to install it first.
How to test a Bitcoin address