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: 188.8.131.528301 (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 184.108.40.2068969 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
- SL Alternate Viewers wiki page – LL
- Viewer Source Repositories wiki page – LL
- Test Builds wiki page – LL
- Supported Viewers wiki page – LL
- Starlight alternative viewer skins page (not officially supported by LL)
- Viewer release process overview – this blog
- SL Viewer updates and reviews in this blog
- 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
- Cool VL viewer Stable branch updated to version 220.127.116.11 and the Experimental branch updated to version 18.104.22.168, both on August 20th (release notes)
Mobile / Other Clients
- No updates.