Viewer release summaries: week 44

Updates for the week ending: Sunday November 2nd, 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:, released on October 29th – formerly the HTTP pipelining viewer (release notes)
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • Benchmark viewer RC updated to version on October 30th  – removes reliance on the GPU table for determining the viewer’s initial graphics settings (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • Snowstorm project viewer version released on October 31st  – Japanese input; improved rendering of projectors; fixes for object editing bug when rotating and crash on exit on OSX Yosemite in full screen mode, etc (download and release notes)

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • Alchemy updated to version Beta on October 27th – core: updates: LL HTTP pipelining code; legacy search implementation; world map updates; camera floater improvements, projector improvements, etc. (release notes) – my overview
  • Black Dragon updated to version on October 29th and then to version on October 31st –  core updates (both): LL HTTP pipelining code; Godrays updates; new shadow softening kernel; projector improvements, etc. (release notes)
  • CtrlAltStudio updated to version on November 2nd – core updates: updated to support Oculus SDK 0.4.3, addition of several Oculus display options (release notes)
  • Restrained Love Viewer updated to version 2.9.3 on October 30th – core updates: numerous RLV updates; inclusion of SLS Share 2 features and updated snapshot floater; LL SSA updates (download site)


  • No updates.

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates.

Additional TPV Resources

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