2015 viewer release summaries: week 14

Updates for the week ending: Sunday, April 5th, 2015

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 updated to version on March 24th (formerly the Avatar Hover Height viewer) download page, release notes, wiki page, AHH overview
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • HeatWave RC viewer version, released on April 3rd – core updates: the same fixes and improvements as the Maintenance release, with an additional fix for a URI parsing issue (download and release notes)
    • Maintenance RC viewer updated to version .7.27.300323 on March 31 – core updates: multiple fixes and improvements (download and release notes)
    • Tools Update project viewer version updated on March 30th – core updates: builds Windows and Mac viewers using the new tool chain and autobuild process and also incorporates the revised viewer log-in screen (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • Attachment fixes project viewer (Project BigBird), version, released on April 1 – core updates: a number of fixes for various attachment issues (download and release notes)
    • Avatar Layer limits project viewer updated to version – allows users towear up to 60 wearable layers (jackets, shirts, tattoo, alpha, etc.) in any combination  (download and release notes)

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers



  • Cool VL Viewer Stable branch updated to version, Experimental to version and Legacy branch to, all on April 4th (release notes)

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates.

Additional TPV Resources

Related Links