2018 viewer release summaries week #2

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Updates for the week ending Sunday, January 14th

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, dated November 17, promoted November 29th – formerly the “Martini” Maintenance RC – No Change.
  • Release channel cohorts (please see my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • Nalewka Maintenance RC updated to version on January 10, 2018.
    • Alex Ivy RC viewer was updated to version on January 9th, 2018.
    • Wolfpack RC viewer withdrawn.
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • Black Dragon updated to version 2.9.9 on January 9th, 2018 and then 2.9.9B on January 10th, 2018 (change log).


  • Cool VL Viewer stable branch updated to version and experimental version to both on January 13, 2018 (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

  • MetaChat updated to version 1.2.2 on January 12th 2018 (release notes).

Additional TPV Resources

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