Preparing for Jira 8.5

This documentation is intended for Jira developers who want to ensure that their existing apps are compatible with Jira 8.5. 

Quick info

Latest version

Here you can find information about the latest EAPs.

Application / DateEAP numberVersion (Maven)Downloads

Jira Core/Software





Source files (Core)

Source files (Software)

Jira Service Desk





Source files

Summary of changes

Jira 8.5 is a Long Term Support release, so it does not contain any changes other than minor fixes and small improvements. 

Change log

Although the Long Term Support release itself doesn't introduce too many features, just to keep everything smooth and stable, there's plenty of features coming from the previous releases. See our change logs for an overview of changes and features introduced since Jira 7.13 LTS.

Testing the upgrade

Looking to check what your upgrade will look like? If you're upgrading from Jira 7.x, there are several things you should know about. Go ahead and check Jira 8.5 Long Term Support release upgrade guide.

Last modified on Feb 23, 2021

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