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Convert hash160 hex strings to bitcoin bae58 address
package main
import (
const hash160Length = 40
func main() {
if len(os.Args) < 2 {
log.Fatal("Please provide filename with one hash160 hex strings on each line")
arg := os.Args[1]
// Open the file.
file, err := os.Open(arg)
if err != nil {
// Create a new Scanner for the file.
scanner := bufio.NewScanner(file)
// Loop over all lines in the file
for scanner.Scan() {
line := scanner.Text()
// Check if length is correct
if len(line) != hash160Length {
// Decode, and ignore errors
decoded, err := hex.DecodeString(line)
if err != nil {
base58 := base58.CheckEncode(decoded, 0x00)
fmt.Printf("%s\n", base58)
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