Libre to Proton Keys

How to migrate between the two

Bitcoin Libre uses 12 word mnemonics. Proton wallet uses 51 character private keys. It’s not difficult to go from Libre to Proton.

The test example

For the purpose of this example, we will use the test account test123123. This was generated on Libre using the following 12 words

coral shiver autumn notable place scrub window unable march panther need option

This corresponds to the account test123123 on the proton blockchain. You can verify this here:

Now, how to generate the proton private key for this example?

Step1: Use Ian Coleman’s Utility:

Step 2: Note the derived address

the private key is the derived address m/44'/194'/0'/0/0

Step3: Test in Anchor wallet

It works!

The reverse? Hard.

Not easy going from an EOSIO address to the 12 keywords…