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Second Life
Second Life
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Second Life

Version 6.6.1.572458

Expansive online society, lived in and built by its participants.

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Second Life overview

Second Life is a 3D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents. Since opening to the public in 2003, it has grown explosively, and today is inhabited by a total of 5,145,919 people from around the globe.

From the moment you enter the World you'll discover a vast digital continent, teeming with people, entertainment, experiences, and opportunity. Once you've explored a bit, perhaps you'll find a perfect parcel of land to build your house or business. You'll also be surrounded by the creations of your fellow residents. Because residents retain the rights to their digital creations, they can buy, sell, and trade with other residents.

The Marketplace currently supports millions of US dollars in monthly transactions. This commerce is handled with the in-world unit-of-trade, the Linden dollar, which can be converted to US dollars at several thriving online Linden Dollar exchanges.

Your first Basic account is FREE, and includes access to events, shopping, building, scripting - everything you can do in Second Life. After your first free Basic Account, each Additional Basic Account (known in-world as an "alt" account) costs a one-time fee of $9.95. A Premium Second Life account, starting at $9.95 a month, allows you to own land on which you can build, display, entertain, and live.

What’s new in version 6.6.1.572458

Updated on Jul 01 2022

Maintenance Makgeolli:
  • As with all our Maintenance releases we have fixed more crashes. You all have some very interesting hardware configurations out there!
  • Additionally this update includes updates and tweaks to some UI that we hope makes ease of use better in world.
  • We love our residents, our residents love to shop! Some residents with very large inventories may now see their largest folders only partially load now. Not to worry, it just means inventory Spring Cleaning! Put those extra shoes and clothes into subfolders and your inventory will thank you.
Recently Fixed:
  • Edit Shape menu was updated to include every attachment, slowing down preview thumbnails significantly. We’ve reduced it to only display rigged attachments, in addition to prior avatar preview thumbnails.
  • In some mouse configurations the viewer would wildly over react to input, this should be fixed now too.
  • Flexi Prims stop being flexi
  • Add a Remember Password checkbox to the first time login screen.
  • Unable to sit on an object after clicking the ‘Sit’ verb button in the ‘Object inspector’ floater
  • A collection of crash fixes
Makgeolli:
  • Makgeolli (Korean: 막걸리, raw rice wine [mak.k͈ʌɭɭi]), sometimes anglicized to makkoli (/ˈmækəli/, MAK-ə-lee), is a Korean alcoholic beverage. The milky, off-white, and lightly sparkling rice wine has a slight viscosity that tastes slightly sweet, tangy, bitter, and astringent. Chalky sediment gives it a cloudy appearance. As a low proof drink of six to nine percent alcohol by volume, it is often considered a "communal beverage" rather than hard liquor. In Korea, makgeolli is often unpasteurized, and the wine continues to mature in the bottle. Because of the short shelf life of unpasteurized "draft" makgeolli, many exported makgeolli undergo pasteurization, which deprives the beverage of complex enzymes and flavor compounds. Recently, various fruits such as strawberries and bananas are added to makgeolli to drink in new forms.
Resolved Issues:
  • SL-17546 Set viewer to never update when --noninteractive argument is used.
  • BUG-232200 [Performance Viewer] Extreme Mouse Sensitivity for Certain Actions
  • BUG-232192 Extreme Lag/Screen Blackout during Edit Shape
  • SL-17246 Fix getSharedPrt typo in llpluginclassmedia.h
  • SL-17242 The ‘Error detected while modifying selected pathfinding linksets’ error is displayed when editing the pathfinding attributes for region objects
  • SL-17224 Update FMOD to version 2.02.06
  • SL-17064 Add a Remember Password checkbox to the first time login screen.
  • SL-17039 "Remember Password" checkbox state should be saved per account name.
  • SL-17035 Crash at gl_debug_callback
  • SL-16924 Viewer only opens secondlife://app/events/ URLs with agni events web site
  • BUG-231677 [Mac] Xbox Wireless Controller no longer works with Second Life Viewer
  • SL-16118 MKT: First item can't be sent to Marketplace through right-click menu
  • SL-16116 [DRTVWR-543] Mouse clicks don't work in-world
  • SL-16098 Unable to sit on an object after clicking the 'Sit' verb button in the 'Object inspector' floater
  • SL-16085 The "Reset skeleton and animation" menu item from the "Avatar" menu isn't reset the animation on the avatar by default without selecting part of the avatar
  • SL-16063 The favorite landmark does not change after editing from another machine
  • SL-16022 Tab does not cycle through all options
  • SL-16020 The gesture's name is changed to default 'New Gesture' name after the first gesture's editing
  • BUG-231143 Using Position buttons on an attachment that has a negative number for any position axii causes global position to be used for x and z axii.
  • SL-15881 BugSplat Crash: SecondLifeViewer!LLUICtrl::setCommitCallback(1072)
  • SL-15855 BugSplat Crash: SecondLifeViewer!LLViewerWindow::handleScrollWheel(3189)
  • BUG-231115 Mangled chat in case of lost connection
  • BUG-231107 Camera shaking when focused on terrain while avatar is in motion
  • SL-15832 Add OS bitness to ViewerStats
  • SL-15830 remove ancient "non-system grid" handling from the viewer
  • BUG-230362 Flexi Prims stop being flexi
  • BUG-231054 Turning right has priority over turning left
  • BUG-231021 The experience permissions request dialog has "Force your avatar to sit" shown twice.
  • SL-15714 Update image on first time login screen
  • BUG-231013 EEP doesn't change with height for sitting agents
  • SL-15592 Emergency login failure dialog
  • SL-15574 Full xml sent to viewer not displayed in error dialog and date format issue for suspended account
  • SL-15571 The ‘Reset’ button in the ‘Covenant’ tab in the ‘Region/Estate’ floater is not changed immediately after entering/leaving god mode
  • SL-15462 Refactor LLVivoxVoiceClient::voiceControlCoro() into a state machine
  • BUG-230833 Engine Sound cuts off when you bounce/drive on region edge
  • SL-14541 Update zlib to one with SSE support
  • SL-11793 [EEP] The 'Unable to import legacy Windlight settings ...' message is shown when importing ‘Day' user presets
  • BUG-227414 HTTP and Wiki-style URLs are represented as text in various description fields
  • BUG-226437 Sometimes selection particles misbehave when selecting Animesh
  • BUG-835 Driver version on systems with Nvidia Optimus (dual-GPU) technology is displayed incorrectly

Information

License

Free

Size

194.2 MB

Developer’s website

https://secondlife.com/

Downloads

69710

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
  • GeForce 2 or ATI Radeon 8500 graphics or better
  • Internet Connection: Cable or DSL
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70024480
70024480
Jul 14 2021
6.4.19.560171
1.0
Jul 14 2021
1.0
Version: 6.4.19.560171
..... i can't play on ipad but computer i do't no it no workg
rpbizzle
rpbizzle
Feb 14 2021
6.4.12.555248
1.0
Feb 14 2021
1.0
Version: 6.4.12.555248
Linden Lab is Aiding and Abetting Criminal Activity: Millions of real life dollars are siphoned from the Second Life music community yearly....without any royalties paid to rightful copyright owners for use of their material...nor are there any real life taxes imposed....all the while....Linden Lab profits from transfer fees for out-going/laundered money.....and music venues wish to act like hotshots while they harbor entertainers who think they are above the law and avoid paying federal taxes on millions of virtual world (Second Life) income. Some people believe real life regulations stop at the log in screen entering Second Life When you speak out against corruption in Second Life....they attempt to flip it around...make you out to be the bad guy...YOU are the criminal.......your name entered into ban list all around the grid. Second Life has become an evil empire full of corruption, greed and trolls....There are much better things to do than to consolidate yourself with a bunch of a--holes. Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f3949a.pdf Youtube: https://youtu.be/UIIEnmt5ZAM Robert69 Little - Winner of AVI Choice Award (May 2016) https://youtu.be/LFd0Kl_MvzE A lot of real life money revolves around virtual world music venues....hiring of entertainers ($20.00 per hour...sometimes a lot more than that.....plus tips.........some earning up to and well over $400.00 per week in real life income)....dance animations, guitars, pianos, drum sets....etc....venues furniture....blah, blah, blah. It cost money to buy virtual world lindens (money) and then it cost again to transfer lindens (money) back out into the real world. Linden Lab does NOT publicize "live music" events in Second Life by way of videos. I would assume this is a way to keep their money laundering operation under wraps. https://secondlife.com/my/community/events/?lang=en-US BBB- Linden Lab Reviews: https://www.bbb.org/us/ca/san-francisco/profile/online-gaming/linden-lab-1116-57373/customer-reviews Tweets to Phillip Rosedale and Ebbe Altbert of Second Life https://youtu.be/rq9uUKrXFz0 I don't believe I've ever run across a bigger loud mouth, egoistic con-artist in all my life.....truly sickening.....: Seth Regan aka "Mankind Tracer" http://www.slenquirer.com/2021/01/spotlight-on-seth-regan-aka-mankind.html#comment-form Linden Lab is Aiding and Abetting Criminal Activity - Part 2 https://youtu.be/dQIfAcfKl7A Linden Lab - What Part Of Corruption Is Not Visible https://youtu.be/W3YPaRLa2oQ Scams are endless in Second Life...: were there is money.....people will do just about anything to get their hands on it. Linden Lab - What Part Of Corruption Is Not Visible - Part 2 https://youtu.be/34bzgpxuEDU Linden Lab - What Part Of Corruption Is Not Visible - Part 4 https://youtu.be/uCCoR9j0Xuk They can't even host for "Feed A Smile" with any sort of integrity. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/website-reviews/second-life/user-reviews/adult?gate=1 Second Life appeals to a lot of hedonistic people with little or no respect for the human race or individual. https://twitter.com/philiprosedale/status/1356363492136087554?s=20 Linden Lab - What Part Of Corruption Is Not Visible - Part 10 https://youtu.be/WgGAJXBzKxg It's all fun and games in the Second Life music community as long as entertainers can launder 1000's upon 1000's of real life dollars and venues can also panhandle guest who attend these virtual world shows. Why should Linden Lab complain....they're making a profit off money transfer fees.
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Apr 26 2015
3.7.27.300636
0.0
Apr 26 2015
0.0
Version: 3.7.27.300636
Reminds me of V-World on the Caprica TV series (60 years prior to Battlestar Galactica)! Although it is not half as good. :P
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Apr 23 2014
3.7.6.289164
0.0
Apr 23 2014
0.0
Version: 3.7.6.289164
From the Chronicle of Higher Education: https://chroniclevitae.com/news/456-what-ever-happened-to-second-life
Macinman
Macinman
Mar 11 2014
3.7.3.287491
0.0
Mar 11 2014
0.0
Version: 3.7.3.287491
I just wanted to leave a comment and say I enjoy messing around with Secondlife at times i really don't use it on a regular basis, but it's fun to explore. I wanted to also say how impressed i am to say my retina macbook pro late 2013 13" does really well on the graphics with the iris graphics. So far no slow downs and great detail. it only starts to really show a noticeable slow down on ultra but it's not huge so i put it back down on high. it also depends on the environment it seems as to how graphics are effected. I'm not much of a gamer though, i work with video and other forms of media for the most part. I've tried second life on my 2005 eMac back in 2005 the radeon 9600 card wasn't too bad but it was certainly slower. my white macbook wasn't the best when i tried it as the intel graphics back then weren't a gaming card, now i have it on this retina MBP and i think this has been the best i've seen it. I also noticed the fan is well controlled too it runs when it has to then slows down to silent again.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Feb 25 2014
3.7.2.286707
5.0
Feb 25 2014
5.0
Version: 3.7.2.286707
This is Real FUN!!!!
Erik-Carlson
Erik-Carlson
Jan 29 2014
3.6.13.284995
5.0
Jan 29 2014
5.0
Version: 3.6.13.284995
Fun stuff
Sanjinko
Sanjinko
Aug 31 2012
3.3.1.254524
0.0
Aug 31 2012
0.0
Version: 3.3.1.254524
Version 3.3.4.262321 was released on July 25, 2012 Available also are beta and development versions.
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Jan 12 2012
3.2.5.247236
0.0
Jan 12 2012
0.0
Version: 3.2.5.247236
Users of Second Life may want check out the documentary called "Life 2.0", which will be released on DVD January 17th: http://life2movie.com
Heymini
Heymini
Jun 23 2011
2.7.2.233432
3.5
Jun 23 2011
3.5
Version: 2.7.2.233432
Dont think of this as a 'Game' think of it more as a chat room with user defined graphics. There are some reasonably well defined locations to explore such are the Eiffel tower but the graphics hardly zip along as everything is stored on the S/L servers even your own clothing, possibly why the developers call it a 'viewer' In busy regions the lag can become horrendous and if the region has 50 occupants im sorry it just wont let you in. If you have the time and patience its ok for a laugh but do expect some lag and random crashes.
Penguirl
Penguirl
Apr 27 2011
2.6.3.227447
0.0
Apr 27 2011
0.0
Version: 2.6.3.227447
Interesting that Linden Labs dropped PPC support but still supparts Panther 10.3.9. Huh? Also, why is it that Blizzard can write a game (Warcraft) that runs smoothly on OS X but Linden Labs' effort with Second Life is barely functional. I'm glad I never got hooked on SL.
Mac007
Mac007
Apr 26 2011
2.6.3.227447
0.0
Apr 26 2011
0.0
Version: 2.6.3.227447
Wow, can't believe this is still being developed. I hardly use it any more and when I do it's as vacant as a ghost town when I visit. I guess everybody's gone to Facebook.
Pseudofire
Pseudofire
Nov 8 2008
1.21.6.99587
0.0
Nov 8 2008
0.0
Version: 1.21.6.99587
HAHA! I found it. it's http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/MacBook_Pro_2007_Graphics_Freeze_Workaround I tried it, it works great! Hope this helps yall out.
Pseudofire
Pseudofire
Nov 8 2008
1.21.6.99587
0.0
Nov 8 2008
0.0
Version: 1.21.6.99587
Heyall, There is a rather strange "fix" to this game. The windows client does run better, and if you run a boot camp partition to windows, the game plays flawlessly. A friend of mine in the game, showed me a website that, and I'm sorry to say, I can't find, but I will post when I get ahold of my friend. But it tells of a trick, where instead of running the Geforce driver, there's a program that will let you run SL using a Radion Driver. And for some reason doing that makes the game run smooth and flawless. No he didn't switch to radion on his mac, it still has the Geforce 8600 GT, but if you use the radeon drive, don't ask me why, but it works. I'll Send the URL as soon as I can find it.
Seanthorn
Seanthorn
Oct 7 2008
1.20.17.98669
0.0
Oct 7 2008
0.0
Version: 1.20.17.98669
As of yesterday I'm off SL. It forced me to update to this version. After I updated, I double clicked on the application and it does nothing. :(
Nemesys
Nemesys
Jul 24 2008
1.20.15.92456
1.0
Jul 24 2008
1.0
Version: 1.20.15.92456
I've been using Second Life for almost 2 years now, initially on a PowerBook G4 and for over a year now on a MacBook Pro. This application has been the most demanding that I have ever used on my MacBook Pro. I have played Need For Speed Carbon, Age of Empires III, Warcraft III and nothing comes even close to bring my MacBook Pro on his knees like Second Life does. When logging in, I get around 15-20 fps. After 10-15 minutes, my frame rate goes down to about 1.5-2 fps. Yes, you read it right, 1.5 to 2 frames per second. Changing the graphic settings don't have *any* impact. There has been a known issue that has been lingering for over a year now with the NVidia 8600M GT video card in MacBook Pro's. So, if you have one of those, you might reconsider opening an account and putting money into Second Life as you will be sorely disappointed. I have heard that newer MacBook Pros with a 256MB NVidia 8600M GT performs better but I have been unable to see it for myself. I have a MacBook Pro with 3GB RAM running the Intel Core Duo II at 2.4GHz and the NVidia 8600M GT with 256MB of video RAM, all under 10.5.4. The latest versions of Second Life have been consistently worst each time. I used to be able to manage my way around even though you would expect a top notch performance on a laptop costing more than $3000.
Dremwkr
Dremwkr
Nov 8 2007
1.18.4.3
2.0
Nov 8 2007
2.0
Version: 1.18.4.3
The world just did not run very well, with lots of lag, to the point it was almost a futile effect to go anywhere of your own choosing. I experienced lots of freezes and "beachball" time. The concept is a good one, but how it is implemented on the server farm is really poor, it is like it was never thought through for scalablity, which is inexcusable considerating its purpose. Even in areas in which I am the only person in sight, the play is halting and just plain frustrating. It is clear some sponsors spent a ton of money in their world creation to bad trying to interact with it is so maddening, it generates Information Superhiway road rage. I do suggest everyone try it. It is the perfect lesson in how to screw up a virtual world. I get the nagging feeling its problems are built in and part and parcial in the code as well as a poorly designed and run server system (software AND hardware). Also that it is overhyped and oversold. While it maybe true that 5 million charatures may have been created on it, it is my est. that the number that regularly and actively uses it is about less by a magnitude of 10. No matter how much lipstick its promoters put on this pig, its still swine.
Sixtyk
Sixtyk
Feb 8 2007
1.13.3.2
0.0
Feb 8 2007
0.0
Version: 1.13.3.2
You make a claim that it doesn't work and you are being reasonable. I make a claim that, in my experience with the program, it does work and I am being smug? Sure thing. Not everybody has to agree.
Guest
Guest
Jan 26 2007
1.12.1.13
0.0
Jan 26 2007
0.0
Version: 1.12.1.13
As of January 2007 the second life grid is a mess of crap due to poor hardware server infrastructure that causes freezing and other problems that cause thje software to fail. That's a hopeless failure to keep up with user demand and it's irritating LOTS of people.
Fvdg
Fvdg
Dec 26 2006
1.12.1.13
0.0
Dec 26 2006
0.0
Version: 1.12.1.13
Kernel Panics on Mac Pro Xeon 2.66 with standard NVIDIA card...
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