Updates for the week ending: Sunday October 19th, 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 188.8.131.524959 – no change
- Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
- Browser Fix RC viewer version 184.108.40.2065539 released on October 17th – core updates – SSL 3.0 removal from internal browser due to the POODLE vulnerability (download and release notes)
- HTTP Pipelining RC viewer version 220.127.116.115372 released on October 15th – core updates: Pipelined HTTP Operations for Mesh and Texture Fetches; Inventory Fetch Improvements (download and release notes)
- Maintenance RC viewer version 18.104.22.1684943 – withdrawn from the release channel due to significant issues and a range of attachment bugs which affect it (see my week 41 update from the TPV developer meeting, under “AIS v3 Issues”)
- Project viewers:
- Oculus Rift project viewer updated to version 22.214.171.1245296 on October 13th – core updates: Oculus Rift DK2 support (download and release notes)
LL Viewer Resources
- SL Alternate Viewers wiki page – LL
- Viewer Source Repositories wiki page – LL
- Test Builds wiki page – LL
- Supported Viewers wiki page – LL
- Viewer release process overview – this blog
- SL Viewer updates and reviews on this blog
- No updates.
- Cool Viewer Stable Branch updated to version 126.96.36.199 and Cool Viewer Legacy Branch updated to version 188.8.131.52, both on October 18th – core updates: please refer to the release notes.
Mobile / Other Clients
- No updates.