Gerrit Code Review releases can be downloaded from the download site (.war files only) or from Maven Central (.war files and API artifacts, version 2.9 and later).

Artifacts deployed to Maven Central are signed with the maintainer’s key. Please refer to the list of maintainers’ keys.

The support status of all recent Gerrit versions is summarized here.


  • Rebase merge commits

  • Further improve Suggest Fixes

  • Import changes from other servers

  • List enabled features/experiments via REST API

  • Index management is now more accessible

  • Less email notifications

  • Support project~changeNumber when querying for changes

  • Configurable H2 cache pruning

  • Improved H2 Cache performances

  • Allow fixes in Human comments via Rest API

  • Native log deletion

  • Support for secondary emails

  • Update author and committer from the UI

Release notes for Gerrit 3.10


  • Java 17

  • New stream events

  • New limits

  • New diff3 view

  • Attention-set improvements

  • Indexing improvements

  • Account deletion

  • User Suggested Edits

Release notes for Gerrit 3.9


  • Rebase on behalf of the uploader

  • Rebase a chain of changes

Release notes for Gerrit 3.8

3.7 (EOL)

  • UI mostly migrated to Lit

  • Mention support

  • Full markdown support

  • Bulk actions on search results and dashboard

  • Import of Projects and Changes from other Gerrit servers

  • New command to check project access for other users

Release notes for Gerrit 3.7

3.6 (EOL)

  • Deprecation of Prolog for submit rules and introduction of Submit Requirements

  • Removal of support for CentOS

  • Review labels copied and used from the latest patch-set

  • Performance improvements

Release notes for Gerrit 3.6

3.5 (EOL)

  • Java 8 support dropped

  • Case-insensitive usernames

  • Request cancellation and execution deadlines

  • Performance improvements

Release notes for Gerrit 3.5

3.4 (EOL)

  • Checks UI

  • Unresolved Comments ported to latest patchset

  • JCraft JSch client library is disabled per default

Release notes for Gerrit 3.4

3.3 (EOL)

  • Java 11 by default for Gerrit

  • New logs timestamp format

  • Attention Set

Release notes for Gerrit 3.3

3.2 (EOL)

  • Polymer 3

  • File Uploads in frontend

Release notes for Gerrit 3.2

3.1 (EOL)

  • Support for git protocol V2

  • Polymer 2

  • Mandatory plugins

  • Performance logging and tracing

Release notes for Gerrit 3.1

3.0 (EOL)

  • The GWT UI is removed and PolyGerrit is now the only UI.

  • The database backend for changes, accounts, groups and projects (“ReviewDb”) is removed and all metadata is now stored in git (“NoteDb”).

  • New quota enforcer extension point.

  • Support for signed push with GPG subkeys.

  • New core plugins: delete-project, gitiles, plugin-manager and webhooks.

Release notes for Gerrit 3.0

2.16 (EOL - with exceptions)

  • GWT UI is deprecated, and PolyGerrit is now the default UI.

  • Experimental Dark Mode in PolyGerrit.

  • Inline editing support in PolyGerrit UI.

  • Redesigned UI for PolyGerrit based on material.

  • New configuration option to ignore self-approval on labels.

  • New CommonMark/Markdown parser.

Release notes for Gerrit 2.16

2.15 (EOL)

  • New change workflows for changes not yet ready for full review (formerly Drafts).

  • The new PolyGerrit UI is mature enough for most uses.

  • Account data is stored in NoteDb.

  • NoteDb for change metadata is considered stable, and new sites use it by default.

  • NoteDb migration for change metadata is available.

  • Made several improvements and additions to the documentation to help users find the information they need.

Release notes for Gerrit 2.15

2.14 (EOL)

  • Changes can be assigned to specific users

  • Open and Abandoned changes can be deleted

  • HTML emails and new templating framework

  • Support for receiving review comments by email

  • New Polymer based user interface

  • Support for elliptic curve/ed25519 SSH keys

  • Secondary index with Elastic Search (experimental)

Release notes for Gerrit 2.14

2.13 (EOL)

  • Support for Git LFS

  • Metrics interface

  • Hooks plugin

  • Access control for git submodule subscriptions

Release notes for Gerrit 2.13.

2.12 (EOL)

  • New change submission workflows: ‘Submit Whole Topic’ and ‘Submitted Together’.

  • Support for GPG Keys and signed pushes.

Release notes for Gerrit 2.12.

2.11 (EOL)

  • Issue 505: Changes can be created and edited directly in the browser.

  • Many improvements in the new change screen.

  • The old change screen is removed.

Release notes for Gerrit 2.11.

2.10 (EOL)

  • Support for externally loaded plugins.

  • Customizable My menu.

Release notes for Gerrit 2.10.

2.9 (EOL)

  • The new change screen is now the default change screen.

Release notes for Gerrit 2.9.

Older Releases

Release notes for releases prior to 2.9 can be found on the old documentation site.