On Tuesday 22nd March 2022 the Firestorm team released a brand new Firestorm release coded 18.104.22.168658 and it’s now available to download. This latest version brings it up to date with Linden Lab 6.5.2 official viewer release. This viewer comes with Linden Lab 360 Snapshot Tools so that you can now take all 360 degress snapshots. Firestorm AO now comes with many bug fixes and improvements.
The viewer comes with stability improvements and comes with better performance now. This version includes the new splash screen featuring the latest blog posts from the Firestorm Blog, Second Life official blog, Blogger Network, Grid Status, Second Life destinations, social links and much more.
Performance Floater: There is now a more realistic account of the rending costs and the floater comes with new automictic tuning capabilities. Basically the performance floater shows you in real time which avatars are lagging you and it examines your own attachments to see how they perform.
Autotune: Autotune allows the viewer to basically manage your graphics settings to give you the performance level you request.
Starlight Skins: The next release will no longer support Starlight Skins unless someone steps up to carry this on. If interested email email@example.com with your experience and skills.
Multi-Factor Authentication: The Firestorm team are working hard to get the next release ready for when the lab releases the Multi-Factor Authentication viewer.
OpenSim: Now comes with “Hear Voice Equally” support.
Linux: There are new updates to the libraries, there Windows 64 bit voice as a new option, improved clipboard handling and more.
Mac: Special letters and key combinations do not work. Mac users on Monterey operation systems will not have voice working. The firestorm team are working on this and should be fixed in the next release.
Windows 11: Now comes with Windows 11 detection.
For the full release notes please visit the wiki page. Please spread the word about this release to your friends and family. Overall it’s a good upgrade version with many improvements in this release.
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