Updates of Easy Redmine

Easy Redmine is continuously developed in order to make Redmine the best open source project management software.

We plan to stay compatible with the basic Redmine in order to provide community users the possibility of upgrading and getting professional services.

This system is designed to balance the contradictive needs for stability and innovation.

The release cycle comprises of

  • bug fixes (patches) - every week. Only bug-fixes with little impact on general functionality. Version labeling: 10.6.1
  • minor versions (with new features) - every month (around the 22nd). Bug-fixes with higher impact on general functionality, changes and new features. Autumn edition (September) contains bigger, more interesting features and more significant changes. Version labeling:10.6.0
  • major versions - every year (spring). General technological shifts, design refresh, new plugins. Version labeling: 11.0.0

Updates for Server solution 

  • free updates for 3 months after the purchase 
  • further updates are paid and can be purchased for a minimum period of 1 year
  • updates are always available for download in the Client zone

Product updates is not a mandatory service (server licence for any given version is perpetual). However, if updates are requested, the service has to be paid for the whole time of product ownership.

Updates for Cloud solution

  • cloud hosting includes updates
  • applications on cloud are updated automatically (during night hours of datacenter local time)
  • disabling automatic updates is possible only as a customized solution
  • minor and major updates (see above) are announced in advance via in-app notification

Changelog is available here. Release notes containing notable changes are gathered in the Knowledge base.

Easy Redmine product lifecycle

  2021 2022 2023
  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Easy Redmine 12                        
Easy Redmine 11                        
Easy Redmine 10                        


Stages of the Easy Redmine lifecycle:

Early release – SW version is available for voluntary early adopters under enhanced support conditions.

General availability – Actual version. Regular feature update is targeted to this version. Full support.

LTS (long term support) – User support and occasional bug resolution updates are provided. No feature requests or customizations available. Providable on cloud.

Eternal – Best effort support provided. Without bug fixing, due to deprecation of the required third party components. Providable on cloud only as a customized solution in isolated environment.

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