Feathercoin is an open source cryptocurrency that was released in 2013. It is an upgraded version of Bitcoin that was designed with the intent to improve on, experiment and affect the blockchain technology in a manner that is not seen in the majority of the altcoins.A fork of Litecoin, Feathercoin remains active regardless of its relatively small trading volume. Although Feathercoin is similar to Litecoin and Bitcoin in many ways, it differs from them in key areas. Feathercoin utilizes the excellent NeoScrypt. It uses cutting-edge faster elements which make Feathercoin ten times faster than Bitcoin. The NeoScrypt algorithm was unique when it was first introduced, but it was later adopted by other cryptocurrencies looking to benefit from its advantages. The main advantages of FeathercoinIt takes about 60 seconds to generate a block. The time necessary to confirm transactions is around one-tenth of the time needed to do it on the Bitcoin blockchain.Miners are rewarded 40 coins for each block.336 million is the maximum number of Feathercoin that can be mined. It is considerably larger amount compared to Bitcoin.Introduced as an alternative to the widely-recognized Bitcoin, Feathercoin is still offered and appears on major digital currency exchanges.