To install Bitcoin, you can download it for free on officiel Bitcoin website bitcoin.org
. Bitcoin is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Once Bitcoin is installed, you must wait until the synchronization ends with the network. A progress bar appears at the bottom of your software to tell you the percentage completed. It disappears when your software is ready to use.
If you have a limited Internet connection, you might want to be aware that Bitcoin needs to download more than 2GB of data during the initial operation.