- This is intended to be a reference source for all current public SL viewers / clients of which I’m aware / for which I have information, and is primarily drawn from the Second Life Third-party viewer Directory listing.
- Updates will be made as-an-when I notice / am informed of releases from the various Viewers.
- A weekly summary of changes will be published on the Monday of each week, listing all changes noted during the previous week
- Comments on this page are closed, but can be left on the relevant weekly summary page.
- Updates / releases in the past week are shown in green.
- (32/64) – indicates versions available as 32 or 64 bit; (64) – indicates available as 64-bit only.
- Note that viewers considered as now having been updated recently enough to be fully compatible with Second Life are now listed under a separate heading towards the end of this page.
- Test viewers, preview / beta viewers / nightly builds are not recorded in this page.
LL Official Viewers
Available for: Windows, Mac and Linux* .
This list reflects those viewers available via the first four links in the LL Viewer Resources section, below.
- Release viewer: version version 188.8.131.521282, – formerly the MFA RC viewer, dated April 26, promoted Wednesday, May 4th – NEW.
- Release channel cohorts (please see my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself).
- Project viewers:
LL Viewer Resources
- SL release viewer download page – LL
- SL viewer release notes – LL
- SL Alternate Viewers page – LL
- SL available viewer index – LL
- Starlight alternative viewer skins page (not officially supported by LL)
- Viewer release process overview – this blog
- SL Viewer reviews on this blog
- SL viewer updates in this blog
* Linux requires community contributions to remain current.
Third Party Viewers
- Alchemy Beta Hotfix version 184.108.40.206705 – September 19 – release notes.
- Black Dragon for Windows 64-bit 4.0.5 January 23, 2022 – release notes.
- Catznip version R13.1 – May 8 – release notes.
- Kirstens Viewer S23-6.1610 – May 30 – release notes.
- Kokua: 220.127.116.11589 (non RLV) and 18.104.22.168893 (RLV variants) May 11 (all MFA) – release notes.
- Available for: Windows, Mac and Linux 64-bit.
- Restrained Love Viewer version 2.9.31 May 19 – release notes.
- Cool VL 22.214.171.124 (Stable) and 126.96.36.199 (Experimental), May 11 – release notes.
Mobile / Other Clients
- Group Tools 188.8.131.52 – February 28, 2017 (no release notes).
- MetaChat version 1.2.9137, March 17 – release notes.
- Mobile Grid Client version 1.25.1280 September 23 – release notes.
- Radegast client version 2.39 – February 17 – release notes.