New features in JIRA Software
See what's new in the latest, greatest version of JIRA Software
View code in context with syntax highlighting
JIRA comments and descriptions now support code formatting and syntax highlighting in over 32 popular programming languages, ensuring collaboration among engineers is more seamless than ever.
Surface dev and build status in more places
Keep your team up-to-date in realtime by surfacing the development status and build status of every issue in JIRA's issue navigation.
Split issues with a click
Divide any JIRA ticket into two or more smaller, more manageable work items. You can even estimate and re-estimate these tasks as you go.
Move work to done in bulk
Move multiple cards at the same time by pressing control/command to bulk move effortlessly.
Link projects and source code
Pair any JIRA Software project to its corresponding Bitbucket or GitHub repository with a click and join the hundreds of thousands of teams releasing 14% more often and closing 23% more issues.
Get full context at a glance
Our redesigned agile cards are cleaner, easier to read, and display the most important information that every team member needs at his or her fingertips.
Move work to done on Android
With JIRA Software for Android, your single source of truth is always in your pocket. Track team progress in real time, join the conversation from anywhere, and capture and assign issues on the go.
Prioritize your Kanban backlog
Ensure your Kanban team is always working on the highest priority issues with the new Kanban backlog. Faster and easier prioritization of work items means that the most important work is always ready to be tackled next.
Move work to done on iOS
With JIRA Software for iPhone, your single source of truth is always in your pocket. Track team progress in real time, join the conversation from anywhere, and capture and assign issues on the go.
Keep your eye on the goal
Add a sprint goal to each sprint to remind your team of the big picture and the larger objective at hand.
Invite your team with a click
JIRA administrators can now add new team members into any project in seconds, directly from the sidebar.
Get started your way
JIRA Software's new onboarding experience gives you a direct path to the project that's right for you. Choose from sample data, imported data, or a brand new project and have your team up and running in seconds.
Delegate sprint management
New sprint permissions in JIRA Software give team leads, scrum masters, and end users more control. By adding new levels of permissions, those working in sprints can be more agile and work the way they want.
Add context to flagged issues
The new flag and comment feature brings flagging and commenting into a single action, so team members always have context around why an issue is flagged.
Organize large bodies of work
To keep you organized, completed and closed epics, or epics from other projects, no longer appear in the epic link field when you use the epic link dropdown.
Backlog for kanban boards
Teams working in kanban now get a dedicated backlog view, allowing them to plan and prioritize with the structure of scrum, but move issues through development with the fluidity of kanban. Sub-tasks are also visible in the new backlog view.
Delegate issue screen management
Project administrators can now add, remove, edit or reorder field and tabs within a non-shared issue screen, giving them more control over their processes while reducing requests on global admins.
Edit issues in agile boards
Reduce context switching and save time by editing issues from your agile board or backlog. We've made editing issue fields consistent so that you can edit fields and drag and drop attachments without having to view the issue in a new window.
Configure Versions and Components
Perform all actions related to Versions and Components configuration - search, create, view, update, delete - in one place. Make changes directly from the Release and Components pages, and drag and drop versions in the Releases section to help you sort and prioritize work.
Delegate workflow management
Project administrators can now create, edit or delete transitions, or add a status to a non-shared or non-default workflows, giving them more control over their processes while reducing requests on global admins.
Rich text editor
Create, edit and format issue descriptions and comments the way you want them with rich text editor. If you're copying and pasting from another application or adding tables to an issue description, easily do so without using Wiki markup.
Export issues directly to CSV
Save yourself time and effort in post-processing with the flexible file type that's compatible with just about every application - CSV. Import and export file types are now consistent so you can trust that the data will be brought over successfully.
JIRA Software 7.2
JIRA Software 7.2 empowers project admins to configure projects faster by providing a single page for performing all actions related to Versions and Components. Reduce context switching and save time editing issues from your agile board or backlog. Plus, get started right away with the new and intuitive onboarding experience.
JIRA Software 7.1
Put more control of projects into the hands of every member of your software team. With new sprint permissions teams can work faster and share sprint responsibilities. A new flag and comment feature promotes best practices around communication. Plus other new features that make life easier and improve the way your team works.
JIRA Software 7.0
By merging JIRA's powerful workflow engine with the most important elements of agile development, like flexible scrum and kanban boards, and real-time reporting, JIRA Software sets a new standard for great software development.