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Jira vs Zenkit: 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 Zenkit? Project management made easy. Different tools suit different tasks, just like different people feel comfortable with different tools. Whether you're scheduling meetings, tracking your project's progress, brainstorming new design ideas, or crunching numbers, there's a view for you.

Jira belongs to "Issue Tracking" category of the tech stack, while Zenkit can be primarily classified under "Project Management".

"Powerful" is the top reason why over 294 developers like Jira, while over 2 developers mention "Free" as the leading cause for choosing Zenkit.

Decisions about Jira and Zenkit
Jakub Olan
Node.js Software Engineer · | 4 upvotes · 143.4K 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 Zenkit
  • 304
    Powerful
  • 253
    Flexible
  • 148
    Easy separation of projects
  • 111
    Run in the cloud
  • 104
    Code integration
  • 56
    Easy to use
  • 50
    Run on your own
  • 37
    Great customization
  • 37
    Easy Workflow Configuration
  • 25
    REST API
  • 11
    Great Agile Management tool
  • 7
    Integrates with virtually everything
  • 4
    Confluence
  • 3
    Sentry Issues Integration
  • 2
    Complicated
  • 4
    Free
  • 4
    Easy to use
  • 4
    Great for collaboration
  • 4
    Clean interface
  • 3
    Quick and simple task creation
  • 1
    Desktop App
  • 1
    Great MindMap view
  • 1
    IOs and Android Apps
  • 1
    Highly Cross-compatible
  • 1
    Following, commenting and mention (@) on tasks
  • 1
    Flexible
  • 1
    One click to switch 5 views
  • 1
    Calendar Sync
  • 1
    The 'Favorites' option

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Cons of Jira
Cons of Zenkit
  • 6
    Rather expensive
  • 3
    Large memory requirement
  • 1
    Difficult to simplify

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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 Zenkit?

Different tools suit different tasks, just like different people feel comfortable with different tools. Whether you're scheduling meetings, tracking your project's progress, brainstorming new design ideas, or crunching numbers, there's a view for you.

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