Inara reviews the official Second Life viewer from Linden Labs, which has some cool graphics updates:
Originally posted on Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World:
On Friday, August 21st, the Lab issued their Project Quick Graphics project viewer. Version 220.127.116.114433 brings with it the much-anticipated Avatar Complexity and graphics presets capabilities, both of which are intended to assist in improving viewer performance for those on lower-specification computers.
I provided an overview of the viewer while it was still in an early version, so this is offered as a further update.
Avatar Complexity introduces a new slider to the viewer which can be used to set a level above which avatars requiring a lot of processing will appear as a solid colour (including their attachments), giving them the nickname ” Jelly Babies” after the sweet (candy) of the same name.
As avatars can often be the single biggest impact on the viewer in terms of rendering, particularly in crowded places, using this…
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Please visit http://windlightmagazine.com/2015/08/24/avatar-complexity-and-graphics-presets-update/ for the original post date.