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What is Avalanche® Warp Messaging (AWM)?
What is Avalanche® Warp Messaging (AWM)?
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Written by Amanda
Updated over a week ago

Avalanche® Warp Messaging (AWM) is the newest feature included in Banff 5 (AvalancheGo v1.9.5) released on December 22nd, 2022. AWM brings fast, reliable native communications to all Avalanche Subnets.

AWM allows for native communication between any 2 blockchains on different Subnets, including the passing/verifying of arbitrary messages to and from each other without the need for a bridge. It is compatible with both Subnets and Elastic Subnets.

For a technical deep dive into Banff 5 and an example of the first use of AWM between two Subnets, please check out this Medium article.

For more technical information on AvalancheGo releases, please review the Release Notes.

For any additional questions, please view our other knowledge base articles or contact a support team member via the chat button. Examples are for illustrative purposes only.

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