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Open Source JIRA Alternatives

The best open source alternative to JIRA is Redmine. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to JIRA and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to JIRA are GitLab, Taiga.io, Wekan and OpenProject.

JIRA alternatives are mainly Project Management Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or Kanban Boards. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of JIRA.
This page was last updated Jun 29, 2022
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  1. Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.

    Redmine vs JIRA opinions
    Most users think Redmine is a great alternative to JIRA.

    It is really open and flexible.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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    Redmine is not cloud based

    Negative comment about 5 years ago
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    One of the most important features of Jira as an issue track is, that I can very easy add a screenshot to the bug description (wysiwyg, copy-paste).

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    Redmine is a free opensource It's really easy to use Security is fine You can also use it to manage project and collaborative

    Positive comment almost 4 years ago
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  2. GitLab is a on-premise or hosted Git repository management tool. It also includes code reviews, issue tracking, wikis, and continuous integration.

    GitLab vs JIRA opinions
    Some users think GitLab is a great alternative to JIRA, some don't.
    FelschR

    GitLab comes with some great project management tooling. Sure, it's not as powerful as JIRA's, but it isn't totally bare-bones either. Some of the supported features are: Issues, Boards, Requirements, Epics, Milestones, Roadmaps, Burndown Charts, Time Tracking

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    apple to banana, not the same thing to compare

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    It's not task control tool.

    Negative comment almost 2 years ago
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    This is for version control, ci/cd, not task tracking

    Negative comment about 2 years ago
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    GitLab doesn't track workflow or tasks.

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    keltroth

    GitLab is an alternative to GitHub, not Jira. It's not a issue manager with workflow.

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  3. Taiga.io

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Django
    • AngularJS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron

    Taiga is the easy and intuitive yet powerful agile project management tool for multi-functional teams. Taiga has a best in class Sprint task board, and you can seamlessly migrate to Kanban if needed.

    Taiga.io vs JIRA opinions
    Most users think Taiga.io is a great alternative to JIRA.

    No time tracking. No time format for custom fields. No statistic and analyzing features.

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    cryoff

    Simple interface, embedded knowledge base, easy basic configuration

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  4. Wekan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • Sandstorm.io
    • UberSpace
    • Cloudron

    Wekan, formerly LibreBoard, is an open-source and collaborative Trello -like kanban board application.

    Most users think Wekan is a great alternative to JIRA.
  5. OpenProject is an open-source project management software with a wide set of features and plugins. It supports project timelines / Gantt charts, issue tracking, wiki, document management, time and cost reporting, code management, Scrum and much more.

    OpenProject vs JIRA opinions
    Most users think OpenProject is a great alternative to JIRA.

    Out of the list of alternatives, it matches quite a few criteria:

    • Free, selfhostable
    • Docker install is a single image with very little configuration needed
    • Feature rich
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  6. Kanboard is a free and open source Kanban project management software.

    Kanboard vs JIRA opinions
    Most users think Kanboard is a great alternative to JIRA.

    Very easy to use, simple interface, lightweight footprint, lots of tools and options, includes plugins. Works incredibly well for a free tool.

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  7. Phabricator is a collection of open source web applications that help software companies build better software.

    Discontinued

    Effective June 1, 2021: Phabricator is no longer actively maintained.https://admin.phacility.com/phame/post/view/11/phacility_is_winding_down_operations/

    Almost everyone thinks Phabricator is a great alternative to JIRA.
  8. Trac

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Trac uses a minimalistic approach to web-based software project management. Our mission is to help developers write great software while staying out of the way.

    Most users think Trac is a great alternative to JIRA.
  9. Focalboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Focalboard is an open source, self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana.

    Focalboard vs JIRA opinions
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    phongluunng

    Focal board only have kanban while jira have more function

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  10. Open source Trello-like kanban board. Based on Restya platform.

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