Viewer release summaries: week 40

Updates for the week ending: Sunday October 5th, 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 version (no change)
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • New Log-in Screen RC viewer updated to on October 3rd – simple and clean login screen for new users, and a corresponding update for returning users. (download and release notes)
    • Maintenance RC viewer version released on October 2 – a large number of maintenance fixes covering inventory, voice, privacy, rendering, sounds, texture animation and more (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • No Updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • Black Dragon updated to version 2.40.1 Beta on October 2nd – core updates: fixes, revisions, and tweaks resulting from initial 2.4 feedback, including revised world map (change log)


  • Cool Viewer Stable Branch updated to version and Cool Viewer Legacy Branch updated to version, both on October 4th – core updates: please refer to the release notes.

Mobile / Other Clients

Additional TPV Resources

Related Links