YouTrack 5: Your Language, Your Agile, Your Rules

The intelligent bug and issue tracker and Agile project management tool from JetBrains is now available in French, German, Russian, and Spanish, and adds many Agile and other enhancements

July 25, 2013

Prague, Czech Republic, July 25, 2013 — JetBrains, the creators of IntelliJ IDEA, ReSharper, TeamCity and other intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools for software developers, today announced the availability of a new major release of YouTrack, their innovative issue tracking and Agile project management system.

YouTrack has gained widespread popularity thanks to its keyboard-oriented approach, powerful search queries and command syntax, as well as fully customizable workflows and issue attributes. Agile project management in YouTrack supports Scrum or Kanban workflows.

To make innovative issue tracking even more accessible worldwide, YouTrack 5.0 is now localized into French, German, Russian and Spanish, with additional languages scheduled for future releases. Other important updates include enhanced Agile project planning and a fresh, clean look-and-feel that makes working with issues and projects even more productive.

“We’re excited to introduce the most voted feature in YouTrack’s history — localization. Finally you can track issues in your language,” said Vadim Gurov, YouTrack Team Lead. “On the Agile side of things, we’ve used all the valuable feedback we received since Agile planning was implemented in YouTrack, and took it to the next level. With the latest enhancements, you can now create any kind of Agile board you may need.”

The key new features in YouTrack 5.0 include:

  • Available in French, German, Russian, and Spanish
  • Significant Agile board enhancements:
    • Cross-project Agile board
    • Multiple Agile boards
    • Swimlanes based on attributes
    • Visibility settings per Agile board
    • New backlog management
  • Restyled UI: new full issue screen, create/edit screen, and issues list
  • Sharp-looking “Darcula” TV scheme for Agile board
  • Auto-refreshing Similar Issues tab to avoid duplicates
  • Wiki Markup now supports HTML tags and mentioning users
  • New ‘Clone issue’ command
  • Renewed Screenshot tool

To learn more about YouTrack 5.0 and try it, please visit its official website at

YouTrack is available as a hosted in the cloud service (SaaS), or as a stand-alone web application for download. Both distribution options offer a Free pack/plan accommodating up to 10 users. To use localized YouTrack and enjoy enhanced Agile management for free, download it at or sign up for YouTrack InCloud at

YouTrack InCloud commercial plans start from $20/month. YouTrack Stand-Alone is free for up to 10 users and includes a 1-year subscription for software upgrades. For more details about YouTrack pricing, please see

About JetBrains

JetBrains is a technology-leading software development firm specializing in the creation of intelligent, productivity-enhancing software. The company is widely known for its innovative, award-winning Java™ integrated development environment, IntelliJ™ IDEA (see details on the Web at, ReSharper — a must-have productivity tool for .NET developers (see, and TeamCity — a continuous integration and build management environment (, among others. JetBrains maintains its headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, with its R&D labs located in Russia, Germany, and the United States. For more information see

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