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An Early Access Preview (EAP) release is a public development release leading up to the official release of a JIRA version. Development releases are a snapshot of our work in progress, primarily focused on allowing JIRA plugin developers to test and fix their plugins in advance of an official release.

Do not use in production

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EAP releases should not be used in production environments as they are not officially supported.

Please also take note of the following information:

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  • EAP Releases are Not Safe — EAP releases are snapshots of the ongoing JIRA development process. As such:
    • While we try to keep these releases stable, they have not undergone the same degree of testing as a full release.
    • Features in development releases may be incomplete, or may change or be removed before the next full release.
  • No Upgrade Path — Because EAP releases represent work in progress, we can not provide a supported upgrade path between EAP releases, or from any EAP to the eventual final release. Thus, any data you store in a JIRA EAP release may not be able to be migrated to a future JIRA release.

The following EAP releases are currently available for download. Your help with testing them is very appreciated! Please log the bugs you find on http://jira.atlassian.com in the "JIRA" project.

EAP Releases

Related Information

Beta Releases

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You may also be interested in the JIRA Beta Releases, which are early releases intended for the general public as well as developers.

Latest Beta Release: