2016 viewer release summaries: week 26

Updates for the week ending Sunday, July 3rd

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: 4.0.5.315117 (dated May 11), May 18th – no change: formerly the Quick Graphics RC viewer 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):
    • No updates
  • Project viewers:
    • Oculus Rift project viewer updated to version 4.1.0.317313 on July 1 – Oculus Rift DK2 + CV-1 support (download and release notes) – warning: this update appears to have significant issues: see this comment and those which follow
    • Visual Outfit Browser viewer updated to version 4.0.6.316422, on July 1 – ability to preview images of outfits in the Appearance floater (download and release notes)
    • Project Bento (avatar skeleton extensions) updated to version 5.0.0.317134 on June 30 – bug fixes  (download and release notes)

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V4-style

  • Restrained Life Viewer updated to version 2.9.18 on July first, followed rapidly by version 2.9.18.1 (July 3rd) and 2.9.18.2 (July 4th), both containing bug fixes. For the full set of release notes, please refer to the links above

V1-style

  • Cool VL viewer Stable branch updated to version 1.26.18.13 and the Experimental branch updated to version 1.26.19.15, both on July 3rd (release notes)

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates.

Additional TPV Resources

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