Release Notes Template

Create release notes when updates to a platform are made to keep your audience updated.

What is Release Notes Documentation?

Release notes explain what new features have been added, what issues have been resolved, what improvements have been made, etc. It's an important way of understanding the current state of a platform and see the past updates and progression that has been made.

Why is Release Notes Documentation Important?

Release notes are an important way of communicating updates that are made to a platform for the end user and the internal team. It's an organized way of showing what's new, what's been fixed, what improvements have been made and share any additional resources and help guides. Release notes should be interlinked allowing users to see the progression of changes made to the platform.

What You Should Include in Release Notes

Release Notes Template

Company / Product Name



New Features: Include the new features that were added during this release.

Fixed Issues: What issues were fixed.

Improvements: Include any enhancements and improvements made (speed, upload time, search, etc.)

Additional Resources: Include any resource manuals, videos, etc.

Benefits of Making Your Release Notes on

Bit is an collaborative interactive modern document platform that allows you to incorporate smart content inside of your documents. Businesses from across the globe are using Bit for fast beautiful documents.

Here are some of the man benefits of using Bit:

  1. Collaborate in real-time
  2. Interlink release notes and other documents
  3. Create fully responsive documents
  4. Create private release notes only visible to yourself or your team
  5. Track engagement on shared release notes with consultants, partners, etc.

How to Make Your Release Notes Interactive

Recommended power links and files you can add to your release notes template:

  • Web links
  • Google Sheets, OneDrive Excel, Airtable
  • GitHub
  • Social Media posts
  • YouTube, Vimeo
  •, Lucidcharts
  • Sketchfab, Figma, Marvel
  • PDFs, PowerPoint in Google Drive/OneDrive
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Release Notes Template

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