Atlassian releases JIRA 3.5, the professional issue tracking and project management software application, with over a dozen new time-savings features and improvements. This latest version continues Atlassian's tradition of frequent releases and builds upon JIRA's extraordinary ease of use. Over 2,700 organizations in more than 55 countries have selected JIRA for their bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management needs. New features in JIRA 3.5 include bulk workflow transition, bulk assignment of users to groups, a charting plugin for displaying data more graphically, Microsoft Word export, and a Fogbugz importer, and over 50 bug fixes. A complete list of changes can be found at http://www.atlassian.com/c/PR-J/11013/releasenotes.

Anyone can download a JIRA 3.5 evaluation at http://www.atlassian.com/c/PR-J/11014/download. JIRA is free for qualified open source projects and non-profits, and commercial users will benefit from an upfront and no-hassle pricing and licensing policy. JIRA customers with active maintenance can upgrade to the new version at any time.