TPV Me Baby
TPV stands for Third Party Viewer.
First started as alternativs to the standard Second Life viewer offered by Linden Lab.
Today there is many different TPVs many specialised for specific use and frankly a bit of a jungle to navigate around. Some weeks back I came across a website that offered a list of the different TPVs. Please do note that not all of them are approved by Linden Lab. When it comes to OS grids best to check with their policies first before using the more less known viewers on the list.
I will say that this list from the Builders Brewery website is one of the most straightforward TPV list, I’ve seen in my 5½ years of virtual living.
Some bloggers do a lot of work on investigating TPVs and their usability and different nick nacks they offer. Inara Pey is one of them. She does tend to cover mainly Second Life but if you’re an OS user and can abstract from the Second Life blogging she is very competent and thorough in her TPV reviews.
So without any further ado: