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Jira Software release notes provide information on the features and improvements in each release. This page includes release notes for platform releases and feature releases (you'll find bug fix release notes after opening one of the versions below).

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Change log

Too many release notes? Take a look at our Upgrade matrix to get a quick roll-up of the most important changes in the latest versions.

Upcoming bugfix releases

Our bugfix releases follow a predefined, monthly schedule. This makes it easier for you to plan your next upgrade. New bugfix versions are released for three Jira feature versions: Latest version, Jira 8.13 LTS, and Jira 8.5 LTS. We may occasionally skip a bugfix release if it isn’t needed. All bugfix releases include security and regular bug fixes.

Estimated release timeframes

  • 16-23 August, 2021
  • 13-20 September, 2021
  • 18-25 October, 2021

Jira Software 8 release notes

Jira Software 7 release notes


Long Term Support releases

An Atlassian Long Term Support release is a feature release that gets backported critical security updates and critical bug fixes during its entire two-year support window. If you can only upgrade once a year, consider upgrading to an LTS release. Learn more

Developer releases

If you are looking for the release notes for the latest EAP (Early Access Program) release, see Jira EAP releases (Jira developer documentation) instead.

Earlier releases

Last modified on Jul 22, 2021

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