2016 viewer release summaries: week 33

Updates for the week ending Sunday, August 21st

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: 4.0.7.318301 (dated dated August 8), promoted August 11 – formerly the Maintenance 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):
    • Visual Outfit Browser viewer updated to version 4.0.8.318686, on August 17 – ability to preview images of outfits in the Appearance floater (download and release notes)
    • VLC Media Plugin Viewer RC updated to version 4.1.1.318504 on August 15 – replaces the QuickTime media plugin for the Windows version of the viewer with one based on LibVLC (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V4-style

  • No updates.

V1-style

  • Cool VL viewer Stable branch updated to version 1.26.18.20 and the Experimental branch updated to version 1.26.19.22, both on August 20th (release notes)

Mobile / Other Clients

Additional TPV Resources

Related Links

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