updated 08:25 am EDT, Thu June 17, 2004
Second Life 1.4
Linden Lab has released a new version of its 3D online world, , which it says "delivers a variety of new features enabling Residents to more fully develop and personalize their identities and online experience through sound and motion." The virtual online digital world is built, shaped, and owned by its participants and offers the ability to create, explore, connect, and compete with others. Version 1.4 offers custom character animations with support for the .bvh file format, live streaming audio support to link to Internet audio sources, support for live relay on the Internet via XML-RPC, a new "parter" profile option. A beta version is available for Mac OS X. Pricing starts at $10 (basic) or $10/month (Premium).