Solana is coming to MetaMask thanks to Snaps

Before MetaMask Snaps, functionality that offers wider wallet customization, Metamask was primarily an EVM-based platform


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Solflare’s Solana wallet is launching on MetaMask Snaps, new functionality from Consensys engineers that allows greater customization for MetaMask wallets.

Solflare’s integration means that SOL and Solana-based NFTs can be directly managed on MetaMask wallets. Solana dapps will also now available on MetaMask.

Solflare co-founder Filip Dragoslavic said the development erases the friction of installing a new wallet, which has stopped many potential Solana users from interacting with the chain. Now, users can simply use MetaMask, which remains the most popular crypto wallet with over 100 million users. 

“Solana has an incredibly vibrant ecosystem of apps of which many are only possible on Solana. This integration could be a game-changer to introduce the biggest user base in Web3 to just try Solana and see for themselves” Dragoslavic said in a statement.

Solflare is just one of 33 other third party developers that have developed Snaps to allow users to customize their notifications, get insights about transactions before they’re signed, and customize their user interface. 

Other Snaps include Bitcoin-based Zion, StarkNet, WalletGuard, Sui Wallet and Aptos.

Read more: MetaMask interoperable with Bitcoin for first time

Currently, the 34 total Snaps that are available were audited and allowlisted by Consensys, MetaMask’s parent company. Eventually, this permissioned framework will become more reliant on a decentralized community, according to Christian Montoya, the senior product owner of MetaMask Snaps.

That community, instead of Consensys employees, will be responsible for vetting and approving new Snaps, Montoya told Blockworks.

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