- 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 184.108.40.2065607, formerly the Maintenance RC and dated November 10, promoted November 15 – this viewer now contains a fix for the media issues caused by the Apple Notarisation viewer.
- 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:
- Performance Improvements project viewer updated to version 220.127.116.115672 (dated November 17) November 22.
- Performance Floater project viewer, version 18.104.22.1682625, issued September 2.
- Mesh Optimizer project viewer, version 22.214.171.1242614, issued September 1.
- Legacy Profiles viewer, version 126.96.36.1990519, dated October 26, 2020.
- Copy / Paste viewer, version 188.8.131.523365, dated December 9, 2019.
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 4.0.2 September 17 – release notes.
- Catznip version R12.3 – October 16, 2019 – release notes.
- Kirstens Viewer S23-6.1610 – May 30 – release notes.
- Kokua: 220.127.116.11852 (no RLV) 18.104.22.168074 (RLV variants) August 14 – 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), November 27 – release notes.
Mobile / Other Clients
- Group Tools 126.96.36.199 – February 28, 2017 (no release notes).
- MetaChat version 1.2.9134, November 2 – release notes.
- Mobile Grid Client version 1.25.1280 September 23 – release notes.
- Radegast client version 2.36 – October 21 – release notes.