2016 viewer release summaries: week 34

Updates for the week ending Sunday, August 28th

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):
    • No updates.
  • Project viewers:
    • Project Bento (avatar skeleton extensions) updated to version 5.0.0.318969 on August 25th – avatar vertical position update; SLM files are by default not created or used; show bones display uses colours differently; animation of collision volumes fixed  (download and release notes).

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V4-style

  • Black Dragon updated to version 2.5 Delta on August 26, followed by version 2.5 Delta 2 on August 28th – follw the respective links for the release descriptions

V1-style

  • Cool VL viewer Stable branch updated to version 1.26.18.21 and the Experimental branch updated to version 1.26.19.23, both on August 20th (release notes)

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates.

Additional TPV Resources

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