Here is a list of the most popular cryptocurrency algorithms and a few coins that use these algorithms.

There are many more coins using these algorithms. See the full list

  1. SHA256: Bitcoin, Mastercoin, MazaCoin, Namecoin, NuBits, Peercoin, BitcoinDark, Scotcoin, Nubits, CarpeDiem, Paccoin, Tigercoin, Mazacoin, eMark, Titcoin, Neoscoin, Saffroncoin, Curecoin, Zetacoin, Acoin, TEKcoin, Unobtanium, Blakecoin, Reikicoin, Ixcoin, Bytecoin
  2. Scrypt: Auroracoin, Coinye, Synereo, Syscoin, GameCredits, Dogecoin, Litecoin, Potcoin, Starcoin, Teslacoin, Nucoin, Topcoin, Pesetacoin, Smartcoin, Xivra, Zedcoin, Stockcoin, Foxcoin, Worldcoin, Reddcoin
  3. Scrypt Adaptive-N: Vertcoin, Execoin, Parallaxcoin, SiliconValleycoin, GPUcoin
  4. Scrypt-Jane (Scrypt-Chacha): Yacoin, Ultracoin, Velocitycoin
  5. Skein: SkeinCoin, DigiByte, Myriad-scrypt, AuroraCoin, GiveBackCoin, NigeriaCoin, Xedoscoin
  6. X11: Dash, Crevacoin, Cryptcoin, Fuelcoin, Startcoin, Crevacoin, Adzcoin, Influxcoin, Cannabiscoin, Darkcoin, Hirocoin, X11coin, Smartcoin, Goldblocks,
  7. X13: Cloakcoin, Sherlockcoin, Boostcoin, Ambercoin, Navcoin, QiBuck, Networkcoin, Marucoin, X13coin
  8. X15: X15Coin, BitBlock
  9. Groestl: Groestlcoin, Securecoin, Myriad-Groestl
  10. Quark: BitQuark, Diamondcoin, Animecoin
  11. Qubit: Geocoin, DGB-Qubit, Myriad-Qubit
  12. NeoScrypt: Feathercoin, Phoenixcoin, Orbitcoin, UFOcoin
  13. SHA-3 (Keccak): Maxcoin, Slothcoin, Cryptometh, NexusNiro
  14. Blake-256: Dirac, Electron, BlakeBitcoin, Blakecoin, Photon
  15. Ethash: Krypton, Shift, Expanse, EthereumClassic, Ethereum
  16. Lyra2REv2: Monacoin, Vertcoin
  17. Chacha: Ultracoin