2019 viewer release summaries week #29

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Updates for the week ending Sunday, July 21st

This summary is generally 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.
  • Note that for purposes of length, TPV test viewers, preview / beta viewers / nightly builds are generally not recorded in these summaries.

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release version 6.2.3.527758, formerly the Rainbow RC viewer dated June 5, promoted June 18 – No change.
  • Release channel cohorts:
    • Love Me Render viewer updated to version 6.2.4.529302, on July 15th.
    • The EEP RC viewer updated to version 6.4.0.529247 on July 15th (dated Friday, July 12th).
  • Project viewers:
    • 360 Snapshot project viewer updated to version 6.2.4.529111, on July 16th.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V5/V6-style

V1-style

  • Cool VL Viewer Stable Branch updated to version 1.26.22.54 and Experimental Branch to version 1.26.23.7, both on July 20th (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

  • Lumiya is currently unavailable through Google Play – see my article and update here. However, it remains available to new users (or can be re-purchased if urgent) via SlideMe.
  • MetaChat updated to version 1.2.9107 on July 21st (profile button hotfix).

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2019 viewer release summaries week #28

Logos representative only and should not be seen as an endorsement / preference / recommendation

Updates for the week ending Sunday, July 14th

This summary is generally 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.
  • Note that for purposes of length, TPV test viewers, preview / beta viewers / nightly builds are generally not recorded in these summaries.

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release version 6.2.3.527758, formerly the Rainbow RC viewer dated June 5, promoted June 18 – No change.
  • Release channel cohorts:
    • Bakes on Mesh RC viewer updated to version 6.3.0.529185 on July 11th.
    • Love Me Render viewer updated to version 6.2.4.529065 on July 9th.
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V5/V6-style

  • Kokua updated to version 6.2.3.45800 (non-RLV) and 6.2.3.45801 (RLV variants) on July 12th (release notes).

V1-style

  • No updates.

Mobile / Other Clients

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2019 viewer release summaries week #27

Logos representative only and should not be seen as an endorsement / preference / recommendation

Updates for the week ending Sunday, July 7th

This summary is generally 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.
  • Note that for purposes of length, TPV test viewers, preview / beta viewers / nightly builds are generally not recorded in these summaries.

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release version 6.2.3.527758, formerly the Rainbow RC viewer dated June 5, promoted June 18 – No change.
  • Release channel cohorts:
    • No updates.
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V5/V6-style

V1-style

  • Cool VL viewer Stable branch updated 1.26.22.53 to version and the Experimental branch updated to version 1.26.23.6, both on July 6th (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

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2019 viewer release summaries week #26

Logos representative only and should not be seen as an endorsement / preference / recommendation

Updates for the week ending Sunday, June 30th

This summary is generally 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.
  • Note that for purposes of length, TPV test viewers, preview / beta viewers / nightly builds are generally not recorded in these summaries.

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release version 6.2.3.527758, formerly the Rainbow RC viewer dated June 5, promoted June 18 – NEW.
  • Release channel cohorts:
    • Umeshu RC viewer updated to version 6.2.4.528492 on Thursday, June 27th.
    • Love Me Render RC updated to version 6.2.4.528505 on Wednesday, June 26th.
    • Bakes on Mesh RC updated to version 6.3.0.528495 on Tuesday, June 25th.
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V5/V6-style

V1-style

  • Cool VL viewer Stable branch updated 1.26.22.52 to version and the Experimental branch updated to version 1.26.23.5, both on June 29th (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

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2019 viewer release summaries week #25

Logos representative only and should not be seen as an endorsement / preference / recommendation

Updates for the week ending Sunday, June 23rd

This summary is generally 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.
  • Note that for purposes of length, TPV test viewers, preview / beta viewers / nightly builds are generally not recorded in these summaries.

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release version 6.2.3.527758, formerly the Rainbow RC viewer dated June 5, promoted June 18 – NEW.
  • Release channel cohorts:
    • Bakes on Mesh RC – temporarily withdrawn due to a significant bug (the viewer remains listed on the various official viewer pages, but cannot be downloaded + attempts to run any downloaded version should force a download of the current release viewer).
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V5/V6-style

V1-style

  • No updates.

Mobile / Other Clients

Additional TPV Resources

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2019 viewer release summaries week #24

Logos representative only and should not be seen as an endorsement / preference / recommendation

Updates for the week ending Sunday, June 16th

This summary is generally 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.
  • Note that for purposes of length, TPV test viewers, preview / beta viewers / nightly builds are generally not recorded in these summaries.

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release version 6.2.2.527338, formerly the Teranino RC viewer, promoted May 22nd – No Change.
  • Release channel cohorts:
    • Love Me Render viewer updated to version 6.2.3.527826 on June 10th.
    • Bakes on Mesh RC viewer updated to version 6.3.0.527701 on June 10th.
  • Project viewers:
    • 360 Snapshot project viewer temporarily withdrawn while awaiting a code base update to bring it to parity with the current release viewer.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V5/V6-style

  • No updates.

V1-style

  • Cool VL viewer Stable branch updated to version 1.26.22.51 and Experimental branch to version 1.26.23.4 on June 15th  (release notes).

Mobile / Other Clients

Additional TPV Resources

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