Today we announce the release of JIRA Client 2.1, and its free edition, JIRA Client Lite 2.1, a new version of our desktop front-ends for Atlassian JIRA.
For this release we have resolved over 150 issues, focusing completely on user interface improvements and bug fixes. We've steered away from adding any new features to make the ones we already have better and more enjoyable.
If you haven't checked out our beta version announcement, here are the brief highlights of what you can do with this release:
Looking under the hood, we've made a lot of bug fixes, optimizations, and improvements:
Since the beta release last December we have fixed a few problems specific to that beta version, and a few general ones including these:
The user interface has also received some extra love:
Starting from this release, JIRA Client leverages the benefits of Java 6. Windows and Linux distributions include bundled Java 6. On Macs, Java 6 is supported on:
You can easily find out whether JIRA Client 2.1 will run on your Mac by launching the Java Preferences application and looking for "Java SE 6" on the "General" tab.
To upgrade from a previous version:
This version may be used in a free 30-day trial mode or with any JIRA Client license key with active maintenance subscription.
ALM Works Team