Firestorm 4.7.9.50527: “I see jelly people!”

Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

firestorm-logoMonday, August 8th saw Firestorm release version 4.7.9.50527 of their viewer. Coming a little over four months since the last release, 4.7.9 brings with it a lot of important changes from the Lab – perhaps most visible Avatar Complexity and graphics pre-sets – as well as a large number of nips, tucks, fixes and improvements from the Firestorm team and open source / TPV contributors.

As per my usual MO, what follows is  not an in-depth review of the release, but rather an overview, highlighting some of the more significant / interesting changes, updates and  fixes, which I feel will be of most interest to users.

For full details of all changes, and all due credits to contributors, etc., please refer to the official release notes.

The Usual Before We Begin Notes

For best results when installing this release: Backup your settings then do a full clean install (see

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A new project; Time Portal, a community for Time Travellers in Second Life.

You may have noticed that I love history. And that is quite an understatement, I’m obsessed with it, I’m addicted to it, I live it, I breath it, I need it. And to be fair, it is the onl…

Source: A new project; Time Portal, a community for Time Travellers in Second Life.