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{{thirdparty}}{{Warning|The contents in this section may have some non-objective explanations. Use these informations at your own risk.}}  
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If you find the viewer program which can connect to OpenSim, feel free to add it to the list.
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If you find a viewer which can connect to OpenSimulator then please add it to the bottom of the appropriate list.
  
===Viewers with Grid Selector and Grid Manager===
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= Viewers with Grid Selector and Grid Manager =
  
Following is the viewers which has both grid selector and "Grid Manager". It enables you to select one of the famous grids or grids on the localhost. Their UI interface also allows you to modify the connection settings.
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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.
  
* [[RealXtend]] - a fork of the 1.23 Linden Client that has specialized features (not fully supported.)
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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://mjm-labs.com/viewer/ Hippo Viewer] - a fork of version 1.23 of the Linden Client with OpenSim specific enhancements
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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://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://hypergrid.org/metropolis/wiki/en/index.php/Downloads Hippo Viewer] - a fork of version SL Viewer 1.23 with OpenSimulator specific enhancements.
* [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://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://www.singularityviewer.org/ Singularity] - A V1 based viewer, with the all the good stuff from v2/3 added. Supports [[Mesh]], [[OSSL]], [[LightShare]], multiple attachments, and more.
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* [http://kokuaveviewer.org/ Kokua] - v3 based successor of Imprudence.
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* [https://radegast.life Radegast Metaverse Client] -  Light-client based on the libopenmetaverae project. Opensimulator is fully supported.
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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.
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* [https://bitbucket.org/dayturn/dayturn-windows/downloads/ Dayturn-windows] - A OpenSim compatible viewer.
  
===Viewers with Grid Selector===
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= Bento Viewers =
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Singularity Alpha
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http://alpha.singularityviewer.org/alpha/
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Singularity Nightly Builds
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https://virtual-nexus.xyz/down/
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Alchemy Viewer 5 Beta
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https://alchemyviewer.org/pages/downloads.html
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Firestorm Viewer 6
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http://www.firestormviewer.org/downloads/
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Dayturn-windows
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https://bitbucket.org/dayturn/dayturn-windows/downloads/
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= Text-only Viewers =
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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.
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* [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...).
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= Inactive Viewers =
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* [[RealXtend]] - a fork of the 1.23 Linden Client that has specialized features (not fully supported.)
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* [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/idealistviewer/ Idealist viewer]
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* [http://3di-rei.org/ 3Di viewer]
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* Xenki, an XBAP 3D application intended to be a browser add-on for OpenSimulator.
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* [http://lookingglassviewer.org/wiki/Main_Page Looking Glass viewer], Discontinued. Only OSGrid, ScienceSim and localhost are available from the list.
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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.
  
These viewers doesn't have Grid Manager but you can select the grids from some known public grids and localhost. You need to edit configuration xml file manually to connect other grids which is not in grid list shown in login screen.
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= Feature Table =
  
* [http://sldev.free.fr/ Cool VL Viewer] - one of the oldest Third Party Viewers around (former name: Cool SL Viewer), fully OpenSim compatible.
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== Active viewers ==
* [http://lookingglassviewer.org/wiki/Main_Page Looking Glass viewer], Status active. Only OSGrid, ScienceSim and localhost grid are available from the list.
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===Viewers without Grid Selector===
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{| cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" border="1" align="center" class="sortable"
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|-
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| '''Viewer<br />Name'''
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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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| [[Media_On_A_Prim|MOAP]] support
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| [[Varregion|Varregion]] support
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| Operating System
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| '''Notes'''
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| [http://www.singularityviewer.org/downloads Singularity]
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| Snowglobe
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| [[#note4|[4]]]
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|-
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| [http://www.alchemyviewer.org/ Alchemy]
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| Snowstorm
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]][[Image:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| [[#note4|[4]]]
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|-
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| [http://sldev.free.fr/ Cool VL Viewer]
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| Snowglobe
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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:Macosx_logo.png|24px|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://wiki.kokuaviewer.org/wiki/Kokua:Experimental Kokua]
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| Snowstorm
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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]]
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| [[#note3|[3]]]
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|-
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| [https://bitbucket.org/dayturn/dayturn-windows/ Dayturn]
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| Snowstorm
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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:Macosx_logo.png|24px|MacOSX version available]]
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| [http://www.phoenixviewer.com/ Firestorm viewer]
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| Snowstorm
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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:Macosx_logo.png|24px|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://radegast.org/wiki/Radegast_Download Radegast Metaverse Client]
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| libomv
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| 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:white;text-align:center;" | Text client<br />with graphical<br />component
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| 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:chartreuse;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="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]]
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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|-
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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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-->
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|}
  
You need to launch this viewer with a --loginuri command line parameter to connect to OpenSim grids.
 
  
* [http://secondlife.com/support/downloads/ Second Life Viewer]
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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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===Text-only Viewers===
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== Viewers which are inactive or do not currently support OpenSimulator ==
These are lightweight viewers, which do not offer a graphical environment. In some cases, there is a graphical component, but this functions with a single object or texture at a time. The function of these viewers however is to connect to a grid, and chat, manage inventory, etc. Perfect for bringing an alt online without having your main avatar log out, or to quickly take care of messages, inventory, etc. Also useful on systems with low specifications.
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* [http://radegast.org Radegast Metaverse Client] Works with OpenSim-based grids, as well as with SL. Has Windows, MacOS and Linux versions.
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{| cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" border="1" align="center" class="sortable"
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|-
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| '''Viewer<br />Name'''
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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
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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: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
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;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: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
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| style="background-color:chartreuse;text-align:center;" | √
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| 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: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="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:Tux.png|24px|frameless|Linux version available]]
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| [http://lookingglassviewer.org/wiki/Download Looking Glass viewer]
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|
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| 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:chartreuse;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: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]]
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/idealistviewer/ Idealist viewer]
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|
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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: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;" | &nbsp;
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| [[#note5|[5]]]
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|-
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| [http://3di-rei.org/home/downloads/index.html 3Di viewer]
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| Browser
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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: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]]
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/xenki/ Xenki]
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| Browser
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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: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;" | &nbsp;
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| [[#note5|[5]]]
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| '''Viewer<br/>Name'''
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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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| 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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-->
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|}
  
===Other Viewers===
 
  
* [http://forge.opensimulator.org/gf/project/idealistviewer/ Idealist viewer], Not actively developed.
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:'''Notes'''
* [http://3di-rei.org/ 3Di viewer], Status unknown.
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* [[Xenki]], an XBAP 3D application intended to be a browser add-on for OpenSim. Not actively developed.
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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>''' RealXtend requires an additional module to be active on OpenSimulator. See [[ModRex]].
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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.

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.

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[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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