overwinter hard fork

Faster, Lighter and More Secure: Zcash Completes ‘Sapling’ Hard Fork
October 30th, 2018

A long-awaited ZCash upgrade known as Sapling is here: now transactions are faster and need much less memory than they used to do earlier.

Zcash’s First Successful Hard Fork ‘OverWinter’ Is Here
June 27th, 2018

The Overwinter upgrade brings a range of interesting new features to the ZEC protocol and sets the foundation for the upcoming Sapling hard fork, scheduled ahead this year.