Viewer release summaries: week 42

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 – 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 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 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      • Maintenance RC viewer version – withdrawn from the release channel due to significant issues and a range of attachment bugs which affect it (see my week 41 update from the TPV developer meeting, under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 on October 13th – core updates: Oculus Rift DK2 support (download and release notes)

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • No updates.


  • Cool Viewer Stable Branch updated to version and Cool Viewer Legacy Branch updated to version, both on October 18th – core updates: please refer to the release notes.

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates.

Additional TPV Resources

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