2016 viewer release summaries: week 4

Updates for the week ending Sunday, January 31st

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 27 – combines the Project Azumarill RC and Vivox Voice RC updates into a single viewer  (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • Black Dragon updated to version on January 26th  – release notes
  • Catznip updated to version R10 on January 30th – core updates: major release bringing Catznip back to to par with recent LL viewer releases – release notes


  • Cool VL Viewer updated as follows: Stable version to and Experimental branch to, both on January 30th (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

  • Group Tools updated to version on January 27 – no release notes available.

Additional TPV Resources

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