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Free Jira Slack Integration in 2022


If you are a small team looking for a free Jira Slack integration or a large team evaluating a mature but affordable one, you are at the right place.


Troopr (offers free tier) and Native Jira Bots (official Jira Cloud and Jira Server Slack bots) are your options as of August 2021. These solutions are our focus of comparison here.


Comparison of free tiers


Free tier user restriction


Troopr - Limited to 25 users

Native Jira bot - No user restrictions


Free tier feature limitations


Troopr - Fair usage limitations

Native bot - No limitations


Key feature comparison


Features of Troopr and Native Bot

Issue creation


Create Jira issues from Slack in seconds. Open the issue creation form instantly or convert any Slack message into issues. Assign, comment, watch, update status, set priority, link issues directly from Slack.


Create issues from Slack using commands and buttons - Yes (Troopr), Limited*1 (Native Jira Bot)

Convert Slack messages to Jira issues - Yes (Troopr), Limited*2 (Native Jira Bot)

Take actions on created issues directly from Slack - Yes (Troopr), Limited*3 (Native Jira Bot)

Setup personal defaults for issue creation - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Setup channel defaults for issue creation - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)




Issue unfurl and search


Find Jira issues by issue-key/ keywords and unfurl the issue context anywhere in Slack. Discuss and take action on the unfurled issues in Slack.


Search Jira issues by issue key and unfurl using command- Yes (Troopr), Yes (Native Jira Bot)

Search Jira issues by keyword and unfurl using command - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Auto unfurl issues when mentioned in Slack chat - Yes (Troopr), Yes (Native Jira Bot)

Take actions on unfurled Jira issues directly in Slack - Yes (Troopr), Limited*4 (Native Jira Bot)


Issue notifications


Get notified on Jira events in Slack. Be it either on DMs or project channels (private and public). Promptly discuss and act on the notifications.


Setup personal Jira notifications in Slack - Yes (Troopr), Limited*5 (Native Jira Bot)

Setup channel notifications in Slack - Yes (Troopr), Limited*6 (Native Jira Bot)

Group the notifications for less clutter - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Take actions on Jira notifications in Slack - Yes (Troopr), Limited*7 (Native Jira Bot)


Issue listing


See the list of issues associated with you in Slack. Be it either list assigned/watched/reported. Filter the list based on common parameters. And promptly act on the issues.


See paginated list of issues - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Filter Jira issues by status/assignee/JQL - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Switch issue list to actionable mode to take actions in Slack directly - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)


Smart Nudges


Schedule smart notifications based on custom and complex aggregation rules. For example, alerts for


  • Issues missing updates

  • Overdue issues

  • Issues missing estimates


Promptly discuss and act on the issues.


Scheduled smart nudges for custom rules - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Scheduled list of overdue issues in Slack - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Scheduled list of stale issues in Slack - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)


Automated reports


Automate delivery of Jira progress reports like burndown, issues breakdown charts in Slack by Jira Slack integration. Promptly discuss and act on the issues.


Scheduled Jira reports in Slack - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

On-demand Jira reports in Slack - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)



Integrated team Check-ins


Conduct team meetings deeply in Slack by Jira Slack integration. The team responses are deeply in sync with Jira to pull the activity logs, provide contextual information and automatically keep the Jira projects updated without having to leave Slack


Jira integrated standup meetings in Slack - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Jira integrated retrospective meetings in Slack - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)

Jira integrated planning poker in Slack - Yes (Troopr), No (Native Jira Bot)



*1- Do not support custom issue and field types in issue creation

*2- Do not support file attachments in issue creation

*3 - Supports only watch, assign, comment and transition actions for created issues in Slack

*4 - Supports only watch, assign, comment and transition actions for unfurled Jira events in Slack

*5 - Do not support configuration for custom delivery frequency (Personal notifications)

*6 - Do not support configuration for custom delivery frequency (Channel notifications)

*7 - Supports only watch, assign, comment and transition actions for notified Jira events in Slack


Cost of upgrade


Small team (upto 25 users)


Troopr - free

Native bot - free



Growing team (upto 250 users)


Troopr - $49

Native bot - free


Large enterprises


Troopr - priced based on number of users in your Jira. See here

Native bot - free


Choosing the right solution for your business


Choosing the right solution depends on your team requirements. The good news is both the solutions are free and easy to try. From there it is all about determining the one that works for your business.


Why choose Troopr




Getting started with Troopr


To start your Troopr free evaluation (no credit card required), install Troopr to your Slack workspace by clicking this link. It takes less than 5 minutes.


Once you have installed Troopr, you can connect Troopr to your Jira instance by following 4 simple steps


Troopr Jira slack integration is compatible with all features available for Jira Cloud, Server and Data Center.

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