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Jira vs YouTrack: What are the differences?

What is Jira? The #1 software development tool used by agile teams to plan, track, and release great software. Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster..

What is YouTrack? The issue tracker designed for agile software teams. A project management tool that can be adapted to your processes to help you deliver great products. Track tasks and bugs, plan sprints and releases, create workflows, and customize for your business processes.

Jira and YouTrack can be categorized as "Issue Tracking" tools.

Pinterest, Twitter, and reddit are some of the popular companies that use Jira, whereas YouTrack is used by Impossible Software, Covve, and WESEEK, Inc.. Jira has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2128 company stacks & 1530 developers stacks; compared to YouTrack, which is listed in 22 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

Decisions about Jira and YouTrack
Jakub Olan
Node.js Software Engineer · | 4 upvotes · 222.8K views

YouTrack feels much more lightweight than Jira and additionally have all of features that Jira have, of course lacks at some analytics features, but it's more powerful at permission management and agile workflow. Additionally YouTrack have awesome integration with other JetBrains products such as incoming JetBrains Space and all other IDEs such as GoLand.

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Pros of Jira
Pros of YouTrack
  • 307
    Powerful
  • 253
    Flexible
  • 148
    Easy separation of projects
  • 113
    Run in the cloud
  • 105
    Code integration
  • 57
    Easy to use
  • 51
    Run on your own
  • 38
    Great customization
  • 38
    Easy Workflow Configuration
  • 26
    REST API
  • 11
    Great Agile Management tool
  • 7
    Integrates with virtually everything
  • 6
    Confluence
  • 3
    Sentry Issues Integration
  • 2
    Complicated
  • 2
    Cheap and well featured
  • 0
    Good looking, well done, comfortable
  • 0
    Cheap

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Cons of Jira
Cons of YouTrack
  • 8
    Rather expensive
  • 5
    Large memory requirement
  • 2
    Slow
  • 1
    Cloud or Datacenter only
  • 1
    Poor ecosystem integrations (ex. Slack)

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What is Jira?

Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.

What is YouTrack?

A project management tool that can be adapted to your processes to help you deliver great products. Track tasks and bugs, plan sprints and releases, create workflows, and customize for your business processes.

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Bugzilla
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