Viewer release summaries 2014: week 9

Updates for the week ending: March 2nd, 2014

This summary is published every Monday and is a list of SL viewer / client releases (official and TPV) made during the previous week. When reading it, please note:

  • It is based on my Current Viewer Releases Page, a list of  all Second Life viewers and clients that are in popular use (and of which I am aware), and which are recognised as adhering to the TPV Policy
  • By its nature, this summary will always be in arrears
  • The Viewer Round-up Page is updated as soon as I’m aware of any releases / changes to viewers & clients, and should be referred to for more up-to-date information
  • The Viewer Round-up Page also includes comprehensive links to download pages, blog notes, release notes, etc., as well as links to any / all reviews of specific viewers / clients made within this blog.

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release updated on February 25 to version 3.7.2.286707 (formerly the HTTP RC) – core updates: DNS look ups changed; improvements to mesh uploads / downloads (download page, release notes)
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • “Project Interesting” RC updated on February 26th to version 3.7.3.287127 – core updates: more viewer-side control of which objects are loaded in memory at any given time; more aggressive scene caching; faster scene load when visiting a region never previously visited; expanded performance metrics (download and release notes)
    • Maintenance RC updated on February 27th to version 3.7.3.287263 – core updates: assorted MAINT fixes (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • Project Zipper viewer version 3.7.2.286810 released on February 25th – faster viewer installation (download and release notes)

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V3-style

  • UKanDo updated to version 3.7.2.27938 on February 27th – core updates: parity with LL code base through to 3.7.2; RLV updated to 2.8.5.10; added inventory Worn Items and inventory quick filters and Expand and Collapse folder buttons; re-work of Preferences>UKanDo Tabs; LL default skin download added; assorted fixes  (release notes)

V1-style

  • No updates

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates

Additional TPV Resources

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