2016 viewer release summaries: week 1

Updates for the week ending Sunday, January 10th

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: 4.0.0.309247, December 17th – no change
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • Project Azumarill (HTTP updates) RC viewer updated to version 4.0.1.309333 on January 6th – a complete replacement of the under the hood HTTP infrastructure within the viewer (download and release notes)
    • Maintenance RC viewer updated to version 4.0.1.309460 on January 5th – core updates: some 38 fixes and improvements, including updates for some regressions introduced into the viewer with the current release viewer (download and release notes)
    • Quick Graphics RC viewer updated to version 4.0.1.309320 on January 5th – provides the new Avatar Complexity options and the new graphics preset capabilities for setting, saving and restoring graphic settings for use in difference environments / circumstances (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V4-style

  • No updates.

V1-style

  • Cool VL Viewer updated as follows: Stable version to 1.26.16.7 and Experimental branch to 1.26.17.5, both on January 9th, 2016 (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

  • Group Tools version 2.2.35.0, originally issued December 12, re-issued January 5 with a request for a clean install.

Additional TPV Resources

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