2016 viewer release summaries: week 39

Updates for the week ending Sunday, October 2nd

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

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • Black Dragon updated to version 2.5 “Ending Dragon” on September 30th, said to be the final update (release notes)
  • Kokua forked development paths between Second Life and OpenSim with the following releases:
    • Version for SECOND LIFE, released on Saturday, October 1st (release notes)
    • Version OS- for OPENSIM, released on September 26th (release notes)


  • Cool VL viewer Stable branch updated to version and the Experimental branch updated to version, both on October 1st (release notes)

Mobile / Other Clients

Additional TPV Resources

Related Links


2 thoughts on “2016 viewer release summaries: week 39

  1. I don’t wanna be that guy but… isn’t Bento version 5.0, making it Viewer 5 (V5)… my Viewer has Bento support (and its version number), doesn’t that make it a V5 Style Viewer? I know i’m counting peas here but… just saying.


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