Updates for the week ending: Sunday December 14th, 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: 188.8.131.527128 (no change) – release notes
- Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
- Maintenance viewer RC updated to version 184.108.40.2067296 on December 10 – core updates: a broad range of fixes for for voice, rendering, avatar distortion, inventory, sounds, the viewer UI, and more, plus a series of fixes for avatar attachments (download and release notes)
- HTTP Pipelining RC viewer updated to version 220.127.116.117272 on December 10 – core updates: reduced pipelined texture and mesh fetching timeout so that stalled connections fail quickly allowing earlier retry. Timeout value changed from 150 seconds to 60 seconds (download and release notes)
- Project viewers:
- No updates.
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
- CtrlAltStudio Oculus Alpha updated to version 18.104.22.168224 on December 12th – core updates: a new Mac build and parity with the Oculus Rift SDK 0.4.4 (release notes)
- Firestorm updated to version 22.214.171.124969 on December 10th with a hotfix release (126.96.36.199974) on December 11th – core updates: many new features and updates, fixes and improvements (change log).
- Cool VL Viewer stable branch updated to version 188.8.131.52 and Cool VL viewer legacy branch updated to version 184.108.40.206, both on December 13th (release notes).
Mobile / Other Clients
- LightSight updated to version 220.127.116.11 on December 13 – core updates: unknown, no details given.