Viewer release summaries 2014: week 15

Updates for the week ending: April 13th, 2014

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
  • By its nature, this summary will always be in arrears
  • The Viewer Round-up Page is updated as soon as I’m aware of any releases / changes to viewers & clients, and should be referred to for more up-to-date information
  • The Viewer Round-up Page also 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.

Official LL Viewers

  • Release viewer: updated to version 37.5.288464 (formerly the Google Breakpad RC) April 7  (download page, release notes)
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • Sunshine / AIS v3 RC updated to version 3.7.5.288822 on April 11 – Stability and performance improvements for SSA; Stability and performance improvements for SSA (download and release notes)
    • Interest List RC updated to version 3.7.6.288879 on April 11 – improvements to how the viewer and server work together to know what scene objects to draw (download and release notes)
    • Maintenance RC viewer version 3.7.6.288799 released on April 9 – some 54 MAINT fixes (download and release notes)
    • VoiceMO RC viewer version 3.7.6.288881 released on April 9 – combines the Voice RC viewer and the Merchant Outbox RC viewer (download and release notes)
    • Voice RC and Merchant Outbox RC removed as a result of the VoiceMO RC release
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers

V3-style

  • No changes from week 13.

V1-style

  • Cool Viewer updated on April 12th to the following versions: Stable: 1.26.10.18; Experimental: 1.26.11.18; Legacy: 1.26.8.55 – core updates: ALL: backport of Firestorm feature to prevent your avatar from turning around when selecting an object; bug fixes, code clean-up; Stable & Legacy: Backported the AISv3 protocol from Experimental; Ecperimental: AIS v3 code enabled by default; new XUI-based file (and directory) selector (release notes)

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates.

Additional TPV Resources

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