Viewer release summaries 2014: week 21

Updates for the week ending: Sunday May 25th, 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. This page 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
  • By its nature, this summary presented here will always be in arrears, please refer to the Current Viewer Release Page for more up-to-date information

Official LL Viewers

  • Current viewer release: updated to version – formerly the Maintenance RC – May 19 (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):
    • SL Share 2 RC viewer updated to version on May 22nd – ability to upload Tweets and snapshots to Twitter and / or snapshots to Flickr (download and release notes)
    • SL Zipper RC version on May 21st – faster viewer installation (download and release notes)
    • Sunshine / AIS v3 RC updated to version on May 21st – Stability and performance improvements for SSA – (download and release notes)
    • SL Memplug RC version released on May 19th – core updates: fixes to address memory leaks in the viewer (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • Oculus Rift project viewer version released on May 21st – new controls and viewer options for the Oculus Rift (download and release notes)

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • CtrlAltStudio updated to version for Windows (Mac version unchanged) on May 24th – fix for issues of the XBox controller not being recognised by the viewer (release notes) – review
  • Kokua released an experimental interest list update, version on May 19th (release notes and download)


  • Cool VL viewer updated on May 24th, as follows: Stable: version; Legacy: version – core updates: please refer to the release notes (downloads)

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates

Additional TPV Resources

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