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Below are viewers that have both a grid selector and a "Grid Manager". It enables you to select one of the many [[Grid List|grids]], including a grid or region on localhost (your own PC). There is also a UI interface to allow you to modify or add connection settings to these grids.
 
Below are viewers that have both a grid selector and a "Grid Manager". It enables you to select one of the many [[Grid List|grids]], including a grid or region on localhost (your own PC). There is also a UI interface to allow you to modify or add connection settings to these grids.
  
* [http://hypergrid.org/metropolis/wiki/en/index.php/Downloads Hippo Viewer] - a fork of version 1.23 of the Linden Client with OpenSimulator specific enhancements
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* [http://alchemyviewer.org/ Alchemy Viewer] - v3 based TPV with full OpenSimulator support written from the ground up and geared towards hypergrid.
* [http://imprudenceviewer.org/ Imprudence] Innovative viewer with a high focus on OpenSimulator (good [[OSSL]] support). Highly popular amongst users on [[Grid List/OSGrid|OSGrid]].
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* [http://sldev.free.fr/ Cool VL Viewer] - the oldest of all actively maintained Third Party Viewers (former name: Cool SL Viewer) OpenSimulator is fully supported.
* [http://www.phoenixviewer.com/ Phoenix Viewer] Based on the now discontinued Emerald Viewer (which was based on the 1.23 LL viewer), one of the most popular viewers. Combines many improvements and features from different viewers. (Not fully supported)
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* [http://hypergrid.org/metropolis/wiki/en/index.php/Downloads Hippo Viewer] - a fork of version SL Viewer 1.23 with OpenSimulator specific enhancements.
* [http://www.singularityviewer.org/ Singularity] - A V1 based viewer, with all the good stuff from v2/3 added. Supports [[Mesh]], [[OSSL]], [[LightShare]], Alpha, Tattoos and Physics, multiple attachments per joint, multiple clothing layers, inventory links, etc...
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* [http://www.phoenixviewer.com/ Firestorm viewer] - v3 based TPV, the successor to Phoenix. The most widely used viewer on Second Life. OpenSimulator is fully supported with its own version.
* [http://sldev.free.fr/ Cool VL Viewer] - the oldest of all actively maintained Third Party Viewers (former name: Cool SL Viewer), fully OpenSimulator compatible. It also got support for [[Mesh]], Alpha, Tattoos and Physics, multiple attachments per joint, multiple clothing layers, inventory links, etc...
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* [http://kokuaveviewer.org/ Kokua] - v3 based successor of Imprudence.
* [http://www.phoenixviewer.com/ Firestorm viewer] v3 based TPV, touted as Phoenix's successor.
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* [https://radegast.life Radegast Metaverse Client] - Light-client based on the libopenmetaverae project. Opensimulator is fully supported.
* [https://bitbucket.org/Zena_Juran/zen-viewer Zen viewer] A Second Life® and OpenSim V3-Viewer for the Windows OS.
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* [http://www.singularityviewer.org/ Singularity] - A Snowglobe-based viewer with many current features backported. The most widely used viewer for OpenSimulator.  
* [http://lumiyaviewer.com Lumiya viewer] - A Second Life and OpenSimulator viewer for Android.
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* [https://bitbucket.org/dayturn/dayturn-windows/downloads/ Dayturn-windows] - A OpenSim compatible viewer.
  
= Viewers with Grid Selector Only =
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= Bento Viewers =
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Singularity Alpha
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http://alpha.singularityviewer.org/alpha/
  
These viewers don't have a Grid Manager, but you can a grid from a list, including localhost. You may need to manually edit a configuration file in order to connect to grids that are not originally included.
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Singularity Nightly Builds
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https://virtual-nexus.xyz/down/
  
* [http://imprudenceviewer.org/ Kokua] v2/3 based successor of Imprudence. Currently in alpha/experimental stage.
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Alchemy Viewer 5 Beta
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https://alchemyviewer.org/pages/downloads.html
  
= Viewers without Grid Selector =
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Firestorm Viewer 6
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http://www.firestormviewer.org/downloads/
  
'''Note: After LL 3.3.4, the --loginuri parameter was removed from the official Linden viewer.  There is now no simple way to use this viewer to log in to OpenSimulator.'''.  You will need to launch this viewer with a --loginuri command line parameter to connect to OpenSimulator grids. See [http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Viewer_parameters] for the syntax of this command, or visit the support section on the homepage of your preferred grid.
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Dayturn-windows
 
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https://bitbucket.org/dayturn/dayturn-windows/downloads/
* [http://secondlife.com/support/downloads/ Second Life Viewer]
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= Text-only Viewers =
 
= Text-only Viewers =
 
These are lightweight viewers, which either do not offer a graphical component or where the graphical component is not used by deault. The function of these viewers however is to connect to a grid, chat, manage inventory, etc. Useful on systems with low specifications or for bringing an alt online without having your main avatar log out, or to quickly take care of messages, inventory, etc.
 
These are lightweight viewers, which either do not offer a graphical component or where the graphical component is not used by deault. The function of these viewers however is to connect to a grid, chat, manage inventory, etc. Useful on systems with low specifications or for bringing an alt online without having your main avatar log out, or to quickly take care of messages, inventory, etc.
  
* [http://radegast.org Radegast Metaverse Client] Works with OpenSim-based grids, as well as with SL. Has Windows, MacOS and Linux versions.
 
 
* [https://bitbucket.org/jchauhan/jopenmetaverse JOpenMetaverse] Purely Java based OpenSim client core library.  Windows, MacOS,, Linux and Android Compatible. Please see [http://www.slideshare.net/jchauhan/jopenmeraverse-introduction jopenmetaverse introduction]
 
* [https://bitbucket.org/jchauhan/jopenmetaverse JOpenMetaverse] Purely Java based OpenSim client core library.  Windows, MacOS,, Linux and Android Compatible. Please see [http://www.slideshare.net/jchauhan/jopenmeraverse-introduction jopenmetaverse introduction]
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* [http://www.metabolt.net/ METAbolt] - METAbolt is a non-graphical (text based) viewer. It's light weight and cross grid, which means it will work in Second Life™ as well as other grids that are based on OpenSIM. The viewer is Open Source so it's free. Currently METAbolt is only available for Windows platforms.
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* [http://www.mobilegridclient.com/ Mobile Grid Client] - A Second Life and OpenSim (Open Simulator) messaging client for your Android powered device (mobile phone, cell phone, tablet...).
  
 
= Inactive Viewers =
 
= Inactive Viewers =
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* [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/idealistviewer/ Idealist viewer]
 
* [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/idealistviewer/ Idealist viewer]
 
* [http://3di-rei.org/ 3Di viewer]
 
* [http://3di-rei.org/ 3Di viewer]
* [[Xenki]], an XBAP 3D application intended to be a browser add-on for OpenSimulator.
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* Xenki, an XBAP 3D application intended to be a browser add-on for OpenSimulator.
 
* [http://lookingglassviewer.org/wiki/Main_Page Looking Glass viewer], Discontinued. Only OSGrid, ScienceSim and localhost are available from the list.
 
* [http://lookingglassviewer.org/wiki/Main_Page Looking Glass viewer], Discontinued. Only OSGrid, ScienceSim and localhost are available from the list.
* [http://dolphinviewer.eregion.de/ Dolphin Viewer] v3 based viewer, but v1 and v2 based versions are also available. Contains modifications which are useful for building, sailing, and for using vehicles. '''No longer supports OpenSimulator with new versions due to LL licensing changes and code constraints. Last version 3.3.19 that works with OpenSimulator still available.
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* [http://imprudenceviewer.org/ Imprudence] Innovative viewer with a high focus on OpenSimulator.
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* [http://www.phoenixviewer.com/ Phoenix Viewer] Based on the now discontinued Emerald Viewer. Combines many improvements and features from different viewers.
  
 
= Feature Table =
 
= Feature Table =
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== Active viewers ==
  
 
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| '''Viewer<br />Name'''
 
| '''Viewer<br />Name'''
| Based on Version
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| Based on
 
| Grid<br />Selector
 
| Grid<br />Selector
 
| Grid<br />Manager
 
| Grid<br />Manager
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| [[:Category:OSSL|OSSL]]<br />support
 
| [[:Category:OSSL|OSSL]]<br />support
 
| LightShare [[#note1|[1]]]
 
| LightShare [[#note1|[1]]]
| Parcel<br />Windlight [[#note2|[2]]]
 
 
| Multiple<br />Attachments
 
| Multiple<br />Attachments
 
| Multiple<br />Clothing<br />Layers
 
| Multiple<br />Clothing<br />Layers
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| [[Media_On_A_Prim|MOAP]] support
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| [[Varregion|Varregion]] support
 
| Operating System
 
| Operating System
 
| '''Notes'''
 
| '''Notes'''
 
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| [http://realxtend.wordpress.com/download/ RealXtend Naali]
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| [http://www.singularityviewer.org/downloads Singularity]
| n/a
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| Snowglobe
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]]
 
| [[#note3|[3]]]
 
|-
 
| [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/opensim-viewer/frs/ Hippo Viewer]
 
| v1
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| [[#note4|[4]]]
| &nbsp;
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|-
 
|-
| [http://wiki.kokuaviewer.org/wiki/Downloads Imprudence]
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| [http://www.alchemyviewer.org/ Alchemy]
| v1
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| Snowstorm
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | x
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|frameless|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| &nbsp;
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| [[#note4|[4]]]
 
|-
 
|-
| [http://www.phoenixviewer.com/ Phoenix Viewer]
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| [http://sldev.free.fr/ Cool VL Viewer]
| v1
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| Snowglobe
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
 
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
 
| &nbsp;
 
| &nbsp;
 
|-
 
|-
| [http://www.singularityviewer.org/downloads Singularity]
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| [http://wiki.kokuaviewer.org/wiki/Kokua:Experimental Kokua]
| v1
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| Snowstorm
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| &nbsp;
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]] [[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| [[#note3|[3]]]
 
|-
 
|-
| [http://sldev.free.fr/ Cool VL Viewer]
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| [https://bitbucket.org/dayturn/dayturn-windows/ Dayturn]
| v1
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| Snowstorm
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]] [[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]]
 
| &nbsp;
 
| &nbsp;
 
|-
 
|-
| [http://wiki.kokuaviewer.org/wiki/Kokua:Experimental Kokua]
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| [http://www.phoenixviewer.com/ Firestorm viewer]
| v2/3
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| Snowstorm
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
 
| [[#note4|[4]]]
 
|-
 
| [http://lookingglassviewer.org/wiki/Download Looking Glass viewer]
 
| ?
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]]
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| &nbsp;
 
| &nbsp;
 
|-
 
|-
| [http://secondlife.com/support/downloads/ Second Life Viewer]
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| [http://radegast.org/wiki/Radegast_Download Radegast Metaverse Client]
| v2/3
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| libomv
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" |
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | Text client<br />with graphical<br />component
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| [http://www.phoenixviewer.com/ Firestorm viewer]
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| v2/3
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| '''Viewer<br/>Name'''
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| Based on Version
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| Grid<br/>Selector
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| Grid<br/>Manager
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| Graphical
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| Mesh
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| [[:Category:OSSL|OSSL]]<br/>support
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| LightShare [[#note1|[1]]]
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| Parcel<br/>Windlight [[#note2|[2]]]
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| Multiple<br/>Attachments
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| Operating System
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| '''Notes'''
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:'''Notes'''
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* '''<span id="note1">#1</span>''' LightShare is a method for altering WindLight settings on a parcel or region by means of a script. See [[Lightshare]].
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* '''<span id="note3">#3</span>''' Data based on Kokua-3.5.2 [http://wiki.kokuaviewer.org/wiki/Kokua:Experimental], may soon be out of date.
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* '''<span id="note4">#4</span>''' Singularity is based on modern v2/v3 code, but has the look and feel of v1.
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== Viewers which are inactive or do not currently support OpenSimulator ==
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| Based on
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| Grid<br />Selector
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| Grid<br />Manager
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| Graphical
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| Mesh
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| [[:Category:OSSL|OSSL]]<br />support
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| LightShare [[#note1|[1]]]
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| Multiple<br />Attachments
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| Multiple<br />Clothing<br />Layers
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| Varregions
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| Operating System
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| '''Notes'''
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|-
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| [http://wiki.kokuaviewer.org/wiki/Downloads Imprudence]
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| Snowglobe
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|frameless|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| [http://realxtend.wordpress.com/download/ RealXtend Naali]
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| Snowglobe
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 +
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 +
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 +
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]]
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| [[#note3|[3]]]
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|-
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| [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/opensim-viewer/frs/ Hippo Viewer]
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| Snowglobe
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
 
| &nbsp;
 
|-
 
| [http://radegast.org/wiki/Radegast_Download Radegast Metaverse Client]
 
| n/a
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | Text client<br />with graphical<br />component
 
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 +
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
 +
| &nbsp;
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|-
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| [http://lookingglassviewer.org/wiki/Download Looking Glass viewer]
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|
 +
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
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| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]]
 
| &nbsp;
 
| &nbsp;
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/idealistviewer/ Idealist viewer]
 
| [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/idealistviewer/ Idealist viewer]
| ?
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|  
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="text-align:right;" | &nbsp;
 
| style="text-align:right;" | &nbsp;
 
| [[#note5|[5]]]
 
| [[#note5|[5]]]
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]]
 
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]]
 
| &nbsp;
 
| &nbsp;
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| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
 
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
| style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" | ?
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| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="text-align:right;" | &nbsp;
 
| style="text-align:right;" | &nbsp;
 
| [[#note5|[5]]]
 
| [[#note5|[5]]]
|-
 
| [http://dolphinviewer.eregion.de/download-and-install/ Dolphin Viewer]
 
| v1/2/3
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √ (v2/3)
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:red;text-align:center;" | X
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
 
| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √ (v2/3)
 
| style="text-align:right;" | [[Image:Windows_logo.png|24px|frameless|Windows version available]][[Image:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
 
 
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* '''<span id="note1">#1</span>''' LightShare is a method for altering WindLight settings on a parcel or region by means of a script. See [[Lightshare]].
 
* '''<span id="note1">#1</span>''' LightShare is a method for altering WindLight settings on a parcel or region by means of a script. See [[Lightshare]].
* '''<span id="note2">#2</span>''' The Parcel Windlight referred to here, is a Phoenix/Firestorm feature which lets parcel owners define a windlight setting which is to be applied to a user's viewer if the viewer supports it, and if the visitor has enabled that feature. See [http://wiki.phoenixviewer.com/doku.php?id=parcelwl the Parcel WL article on the Phoenix wiki] for more info.
 
 
* '''<span id="note3">#3</span>''' RealXtend requires an additional module to be active on OpenSimulator. See [[ModRex]].
 
* '''<span id="note3">#3</span>''' RealXtend requires an additional module to be active on OpenSimulator. See [[ModRex]].
* '''<span id="note4">#4</span>''' Data based on Kokua-3.0.0-WIP [http://wiki.kokuaviewer.org/wiki/Kokua:Experimental], may soon be out of date!
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* '''<span id="note4">#4</span>''' After LL 3.3.4, the --loginuri parameter was removed from the official Linden viewer. There is now no simple way to use this viewer to log in to OpenSimulator.
* '''<span id="note5">#5</span>''' Only source code is provided. No precompiled binaries!
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Latest revision as of 00:54, 8 October 2019


If you find a viewer which can connect to OpenSimulator then please add it to the bottom of the appropriate list.

Contents

[edit] Viewers with Grid Selector and Grid Manager

Below are viewers that have both a grid selector and a "Grid Manager". It enables you to select one of the many grids, including a grid or region on localhost (your own PC). There is also a UI interface to allow you to modify or add connection settings to these grids.

  • Alchemy Viewer - v3 based TPV with full OpenSimulator support written from the ground up and geared towards hypergrid.
  • Cool VL Viewer - the oldest of all actively maintained Third Party Viewers (former name: Cool SL Viewer) OpenSimulator is fully supported.
  • Hippo Viewer - a fork of version SL Viewer 1.23 with OpenSimulator specific enhancements.
  • Firestorm viewer - v3 based TPV, the successor to Phoenix. The most widely used viewer on Second Life. OpenSimulator is fully supported with its own version.
  • Kokua - v3 based successor of Imprudence.
  • Radegast Metaverse Client - Light-client based on the libopenmetaverae project. Opensimulator is fully supported.
  • Singularity - A Snowglobe-based viewer with many current features backported. The most widely used viewer for OpenSimulator.
  • Dayturn-windows - A OpenSim compatible viewer.

[edit] Bento Viewers

Singularity Alpha http://alpha.singularityviewer.org/alpha/

Singularity Nightly Builds https://virtual-nexus.xyz/down/

Alchemy Viewer 5 Beta https://alchemyviewer.org/pages/downloads.html

Firestorm Viewer 6 http://www.firestormviewer.org/downloads/

Dayturn-windows https://bitbucket.org/dayturn/dayturn-windows/downloads/

[edit] Text-only Viewers

These are lightweight viewers, which either do not offer a graphical component or where the graphical component is not used by deault. The function of these viewers however is to connect to a grid, chat, manage inventory, etc. Useful on systems with low specifications or for bringing an alt online without having your main avatar log out, or to quickly take care of messages, inventory, etc.

  • JOpenMetaverse Purely Java based OpenSim client core library. Windows, MacOS,, Linux and Android Compatible. Please see jopenmetaverse introduction
  • METAbolt - METAbolt is a non-graphical (text based) viewer. It's light weight and cross grid, which means it will work in Second Life™ as well as other grids that are based on OpenSIM. The viewer is Open Source so it's free. Currently METAbolt is only available for Windows platforms.
  • Mobile Grid Client - A Second Life and OpenSim (Open Simulator) messaging client for your Android powered device (mobile phone, cell phone, tablet...).

[edit] Inactive Viewers

  • RealXtend - a fork of the 1.23 Linden Client that has specialized features (not fully supported.)
  • Idealist viewer
  • 3Di viewer
  • Xenki, an XBAP 3D application intended to be a browser add-on for OpenSimulator.
  • Looking Glass viewer, Discontinued. Only OSGrid, ScienceSim and localhost are available from the list.
  • Imprudence Innovative viewer with a high focus on OpenSimulator.
  • Phoenix Viewer Based on the now discontinued Emerald Viewer. Combines many improvements and features from different viewers.

[edit] Feature Table

[edit] Active viewers

Viewer
Name
Based on Grid
Selector
Grid
Manager
Graphical Mesh OSSL
support
LightShare [1] Multiple
Attachments
Multiple
Clothing
Layers
MOAP support Varregion support Operating System Notes
Singularity Snowglobe Windows version availableMacOSX version availableLinux version available [4]
Alchemy Snowstorm x Windows version availableMacOSX version availableLinux version available [4]
Cool VL Viewer Snowglobe X Windows version availableMacOSX version availableLinux version available  
Kokua Snowstorm Windows version available Linux version available [3]
Dayturn Snowstorm Windows version available MacOSX version available  
Firestorm viewer Snowstorm Windows version availableMacOSX version availableLinux version available  
Radegast Metaverse Client libomv X Text client
with graphical
component
X X  ? X Windows version availableLinux version available  


Notes

  • #1 LightShare is a method for altering WindLight settings on a parcel or region by means of a script. See Lightshare.
  • #3 Data based on Kokua-3.5.2 [1], may soon be out of date.
  • #4 Singularity is based on modern v2/v3 code, but has the look and feel of v1.

[edit] Viewers which are inactive or do not currently support OpenSimulator

Viewer
Name
Based on Grid
Selector
Grid
Manager
Graphical Mesh OSSL
support
LightShare [1] Multiple
Attachments
Multiple
Clothing
Layers
Varregions Operating System Notes
Imprudence Snowglobe X X X X X Windows version availableMacOSX version availableLinux version available  
RealXtend Naali Snowglobe  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? X Windows version availableMacOSX version available [3]
Hippo Viewer Snowglobe X X X X X Windows version availableLinux version available  
Looking Glass viewer X  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? X Windows version available  
Idealist viewer  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? X   [5]
3Di viewer Browser  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? X Windows version available  
Xenki Browser  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? X   [5]  


Notes

  • #1 LightShare is a method for altering WindLight settings on a parcel or region by means of a script. See Lightshare.
  • #3 RealXtend requires an additional module to be active on OpenSimulator. See ModRex.
  • #4 After LL 3.3.4, the --loginuri parameter was removed from the official Linden viewer. There is now no simple way to use this viewer to log in to OpenSimulator.
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