Viewer release summaries 2014: week 30

Updates for the week ending: Sunday July 27th, 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 Release: updated to version on July 22nd (formerly SL Maintenance RC – almost 40 MAINT fixes from the Lab “to make your Second Life smoother”) – release notes
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • Group Ban RC viewer updated to version  released on July 22nd – allows certain group members to ban avatar from a group or from joining a group  When an existing group member is banned, they are also automatically ejected from the group (download and release notes)
    • Library Refresh RC viewer version released on July 23rd – contains an update to a large set of libraries used by the viewer to provide security, stability and consistency improvements to this and future viewers (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • Oculus Rift project viewer version updated to version on July 22nd – parity with the current release viewer code base (download)

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • Dolphin viewer released a beta version on July 26th – core updates: SSA, fitted mesh, interest list updates, mesh uploader, sailor’s mini-map, machinima toolbar, inventory filters and worn tab – work in progress viewer refresh – download and  release notes


  • Cool VL viewer updated on July 26th – Stable release to version and Legacy version – core updates: please refer to the release notes

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates

Additional TPV Resources

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