Viewer release summaries 2014: week 13

Updates for the week ending: March 30th, 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 to version 3.7.4.288138 (formerly the FmodEX Hotfix RC, dated March 18) on March 24 – core updates: assorted MAINT fixes (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):
    • Merchant Outbox RC updated to version 3.7.5.288408 on March 28th – fixes for accurately detecting Merchant status and improves recovery for Merchant Outbox errors (download and release notes)
    • Google Breakpad RC updated to version 3.7.5.288464 on March 27th (download and release notes)
    • “Project Interesting” RC updated to version 3.7.5.288404 on March 27th – improved scene loading (download and release notes)
    • StatTest RC version updated to 3.7.5.288371 on March 27th – Tthis RC is not intended for formal release, but assists in bug-fix support for Google Breakpad (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • Project Zipper viewer updated to version 3.7.5.288507 on March 28th – faster viewer installation (download and release notes)

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V3-style

  • CtrlAltStudio updated to version 1.2.0.40751 on March 26th – core updates: convergence of release and alpha versions; parity with Facebook through to 4.6.1; small fixes / tweaks (release notes)
  • Kokua updated to version 3.7.4.32111 on March 28th – core updates: parity with LL 3.7.4 code base; attachment inventory edit + assorted TPV and Kokua team updates  (release notes)
  • UKanDo updated to version 3.7.24.27968 on March 25th – core updates: new UI skin & skinning option; revised Preferences floater; revised menus; Kokua scene refresh capability (release notes)

V1-style

  • Cool Viewer updated on March 29th to the following versions: Stable: 1.26.10.16; Experimental: 1.26.11.16; Legacy: 1.26.8.53 – core updates: numerous backports from LL code trees, bug fixes, code-clean-ups (release notes)

Mobile / Other Clients

  • Pocket Metaverse updated to version 1.9.0 on March 31st – core updates: parity with iOS 7; bug fix to address Second Life sign-in problems (release notes)

Additional TPV Resources

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