The wallet model stores the wallet in your browser. It is encrypted with a password that you choose, and can be backed up using either a brainkey or an encrypted binary file that contains all the private keys. The wallet model lets you use multiple accounts at the same time.
The wallet model has the best security, but is restricted to your current browser and computer. To migrate the wallet to another browser or computer, you may use the backup file or brainkey.
- Multiple accounts
- Wallet file backup required
- High security
The account model uses a password in combination with your account name to generate your private keys on the fly. It restricts you to only logging in with one account at a time, in return for ease of use and convenience.
The account model lets you login to your wallet from anywhere using only your account name and password.
- Single account
- Easy login
- Moderate security