(Download links at the bottom of this blog post)
There are two reasons we are pushing a public beta out so soon after our 908 release.
1/ We’ve been spending a lot of effort and time trying to determine the instability issues which were/are present in our 908 viewer update for some residents. We think we have narrowed down the causes but need to test it on a larger scale than our QA team can provide. With more users on this beta, we’ll have a better idea in a week or two if we have identified the stability issues. If you have stability or performance issues on 908, we would highly encourage you to try running this beta for a few weeks or longer.
2/ We wanted to get the Media Filter feature out to the public sooner rather than later. This Public beta has the Media filter and you can read the documentation here http://wiki.phoenixviewer.com/doku.php?id=media_filter. While the filter is still not yet 100% complete, it is fully functional for it’s purpose which is to give you the ability to control the connections the viewer makes to the Internet. This feature is ON by default.
NOTE: This build will clear your cache before logging in for the first time. This is to ensure you don’t have texture cache corruption issues.
Aside from the above, below is a short list of some of the other changes we’ve made since 908.
Interface translation fixes
Updated GPU table for video cards
Adjusted login screen for low resolution screens PHOE-717
ParcelWL, Apply new settings without delay on TP
Texture memory fixes
Improved Jira link parser for jira links in chat.
Show/hide tp offers in Prefs> Popups> “Show teleport offer popups”
Small Improvement to failed logins
Fixed right click > export inventory only displays for scripts and notecards.
Fix for ATI related stars in the sky
Fixed “Let scripts to control my play button” in Prefs> Audio & Video
Fixed PHOE-2581, Copy prim torture settings from sculpt map to regular boxed prim bugged
*If unsure if you can use SSE2, please use the SSE.
Windows SSE: http://downloads.phoenixviewer.com/windows/Phoenix_Viewer-188.8.131.527_BETA.exe
Windows SSE2: http://downloads.phoenixviewer.com/windows/Phoenix_Viewer-184.108.40.2067_BETA_SSE2.exe
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