2016 viewer release summaries: week 3

Updates for the week ending Sunday, January 24th

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:, January 15 – no change download page, release notes
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • HTTP updates and Vivox RC viewer updated to version on January 19 – combines the Project Azumarill RC and Vivox Voice RC updates into a single viewer  (download and release notes)
    • Quick Graphics RC viewer updated to version on January 20 – 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:
    • Project Bento (avatar skeleton extensions) version released on January 20 – adds 90+ bones to the existing avatar skeleton (download and release notes).

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • No updates.


  • Cool VL Viewer updated as follows: Stable version to and Experimental branch to, both on January 23rd, 2016 (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates.

Additional TPV Resources

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