In this list, you can find the most popular decentralized exchanges in the crypto ecosystem with fees and token listings.
You can use the decentralized exchanges below to trade cryptocurrencies based on various blockchains such as Ethereum, EOS, TRON and Binance Chain, without giving up control of your cryptocurrencies.
In decentralized exchanges, you are the one who is responsible for the security of your tokens to a large extent. Chances are you will not get hacked or have any problem while using decentralized exchanges if you use some common sense.
But, as crypto is full of risks including hacking attacks, you should consider getting a hardware wallet like Ledger Nano X or Trezor Model T especially if you will trade large amount of cryptocurrencies which will protect your private keys while you trade on DEXs.
Ethereum-based decentralized exchanges
IDEX is a hybrid, semi-decentralized exchange and has over 450 trading pairs. IDEX has its own utility tokens which are IDEX and IDXM. IDEX is a staking token which users can stake and earn fees collected by IDEX. IDXM, similar to Binance’s BNB token, is used for reducing trading fee and such purposes.
IDEX fees: 0.2% for the market taker and 0.1% for the market maker + gas fee
Stablecoins listed on IDEX: DAI, PAX, TGBP, USDS, WBTC
See IDEX volume and market listings on CoinMarketCap: IDEX
IDEX verification tiers and requirements:
Tier 1 Verification – Name, email, date of birth and country is required, daily withdrawal limit of $5000 USD, unlimited trades.
Tier 2 Verification – An address, a passport (or other approved ID) and a selfie in addition to tier 1 data is required, unlimited trades and withdrawals.
ForkDelta is forked version of EtherDelta with improvements in the back-end and a new token listing system. It currently uses EtherDelta’s original smart contract.
You can trade many Ethereum tokens by creating or importing an Ethereum wallet on ForkDelta in a decentralized manner. ForkDelta also supports Ledger Nano S.
ForkDelta fees: 0.3%+ gas fee
Stablecoins listed on ForkDelta: DAI
KyberSwap is a platform based on Kyber’s protocol which you can use to swap between 70+ tokens. You can connect to KyberSwap with MetaMask, Ledger and Trezor hardware wallets, keystore files and private keys.
Kyber enables decentralized atomic token swaps with its on-chain liquidity protocol. In addition to KyberSwap, the list of other products including wallets, websites, and applications which are powered by Kyber can be found on Kyber’s official site.
Trading limits on KyberSwap
- US$50,000 (daily) for non-KYC users.
- Zero fees and gas for those who hold at least 2000 KNC.
- 0.1% in limit order fees and no gas for those who hold less than 2000 KNC.
Stablecoins listed on KyberSwap: DAI, WBTC, WETH, TUSD, USDC, DGX, EURS and PAX
4- token.store ETH
token.store ETH or The Token Store is a decentralized Ethereum exchange built on smart contracts. It consists of a brokerage page in which orders are pooled from different DEXs and its own exchange. A total of 314 tokens listed on token.store ETH can be seen on the exchange.
token.store ETH fees: 0.30% for the market taker and 0% for the market maker + gas fee
Token Store stats such as number of users and volume can be tracked on: Dapp.com
Uniswap is a decentralized, automated liquidity protocol for Ethereum-based tokens. The protocol provides an interface called Uniswap Exchange for the exchange of ERC-20 tokens.
Uniswap defines itself as a public good, so there is no platform fee, instead the trading fee is distributed to those who provide liquidity to Uniswap. And, there is no token that belongs to the platform.
Supported wallets: MetaMask, Coinbase Wallet, Portis, Fortmatic, WalletConnect.
Uniswap fees: 0.30%.
EOS-based decentralized exchanges
Newdex is the world’s first EOS decentralized exchange. It displays order information on chain to provide users with a transparent and real-time checkable exchange data. Embedded in many wallets including TokenPocket and MEET.ONE, Newdex also supports cross-chain trading.
Newdex fees: 0.1%
Newdex market listings can be seen here
WhaleEx is a decentralized exchange based on EOS, the platform is also available on iOS and Android and supports Chinese, English and Korean languages.
WhaleEx uses multisignature smart contract for decentralized asset custody, so any change made to the smart contract and asset needs the approval of more than one party.
Users can trade crypto assets without paying any fee on WhaleEx by staking WAL tokens.
Chaince is a semi-decentralized exchange with a centralized trading module. It provides full support for airdrops on the EOS blockchain and with many marketing activities, Chaince positions itself as position as the most influential platform on the EOS blockchain.
Chaince fees: Service fees
EOSDAQ is a decentralized exchange for EOS native tokens. As a on-chain DEX, EOSDAQ’s priority is to provide transparency and security through smart contracts and collaboration with top security companies and experts.
Listed tokens and fee structure can be seen on EOSDAQ.
DEXEOS is the world’s first EOS-based decentralized exchange. It does not require users to provide any personal information or complete KYC process. DEXEOS users can also stake CPU and NET.
For listed tokens and other information, refer to DEXEOS
EOSLocally is a trustless P2P trading platform for EOS, powered by smart contracts. Users can buy and sell EOS tokens without trusting third parties. There is 0.99% fee for users who buy EOS on the platform. You can refer to this page for details regarding EOSLocally fees and VIP levels.
TRON-based decentralized exchanges
TronTrade is a decentralized exchange for trading TRC10 and TRC20 tokens. TronTrade is the first exchange to support TRC10 tokens, besides being committed to innovation, TronTrade provides users with a user-friendly UI and a support team available 24/7 on Telegram.
Kiwidex is a decentralized exchange on the TRON blockchain. A wide variety of TRC10 and TRC20 cryptocurrencies can be traded on Kiwidex. Kiwidex also provides multi-terminal support, covering iOS, Android and H5.
3- Poloni DEX (TRXMarket)
Poloni DEX (TRXMarket) is a TRON-based decentralized exchange with zero trading fee. Listed TRC10 or TRC20 tokens and trading pairs can be seen on the exchange. In terms of trading volume, TRXMarket has been one of the leading decentralized exchanges on the TRON network.
TRXMarket was acquired by the US-based cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex and rebranded as Poloni DEX.
Binance DEX is a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange built on Binance Chain and developed by Binance, which allows the trading of digital assets issued on Binance Chain.
Binance DEX fees:
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For a complete guide for creating a Binance Chain wallet, trading on Binance DEX and the fees, please refer to the guide below:
Waves Decentralized Exchange
Waves DEX is a decentralized exchange that allows users to trade Waves-based tokens as well as other major cryptocurrencies and fiat assets via different gateways.
Waves DEX has Ledger support and is suitable for trading bots by offering real time access to market data.
Waves DEX fees: 0.003 WAVES per order filled
Waves DEX trading volume and listed cryptocurrencies: Waves DEX on CoinMarketCap
Bisq – Decentralized Bitcoin exchange
Bisq is an open source, peer-to-peer, decentralized Bitcoin exchange. It is a desktop application running on Windows, Mac, Debian/Ubuntu, Arch Linux and Red Hat/Fedora, using a peer-to-peer network over Tor.
Users need to download the application to their computer to use Bisq.
As an entirely decentralized Bitcoin exchange with its Bisq DAO went live a short time ago, besides not holding any Bitcoin or fiat currency and not intervening in any transactions between traders, Bisq aims at becoming a self-sustaining and censorship-resistant decentralized exchange.
Bisq trading volume and listed cryptocurrencies: Bisq on CoinMarketCap
For other details: Bisq FAQ
Decentralized exchange stats – Users, volume & orders
Decentralized exchanges are much more transparent and reliable compared to centralized ones. You can use various websites to track DEX stats and charts.
Check out the article below for DEX trackers:
Decentralized exchange ecosystem keeps growing. We’ll be regularly updating this list of decentralized exchanges with new high-volume decentralized exchanges and information to guide you to enjoy more secure and transparent trading experience with decentralized exchange platforms.