2018 viewer release summaries week #5

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Updates for the week ending Sunday, February 4th

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 January 9th, promoted January 16th formerly the Alex Ivy 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 viewer version, January 31, 2018.
    • Media Update RC viewer version, released January 30, 2018.
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • Black Dragon for Windows 64-bit updated to version 3.0.1 on February 1st and then to 3.0.2. on February 4th (release notes).


  • Cool VL Viewer Stable branch updated to and Experimental branch updated to, both on February 3rd (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

  • MetaChat updated to version 1.2.21 on January 22nd, 2018.

Additional TPV Resources

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