The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache
Maven Shade Plugin, version 3.4.0

This plugin provides the capability to package the artifact in an uber-jar,
including its dependencies and to shade - i.e. rename - the packages of some dependencies.


  • Starting from this release you need JDK8 as minimum.
  • Minimum Maven Version 3.1.1.

You should specify the version in your project's plugin configuration:

2  org.apache.maven.plugins
3  maven-shade-plugin
4  3.4.0

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page

Release Notes - Maven Shade Plugin - Version 3.4.0

  • Bug:

    • MSHADE-425 - Maven shade plugin build fails without 'clean' goal
  • Tasks:

  • Dependency upgrades:


-The Apache Maven team