Recommended viewers
***** = Star Recommendations
FireStorm *****
C++ based viewer for Linux/Mac/Win. Forked from SL viewer. Successor to Phoenix viewer. The most widely used
C++ based viewer for Linux/Mac/Win. Forked from SL viewer. Successor to Phoenix viewer. This viewer is considered tried and true. Can also be downloaded by clicking here.
Alchemy *****
Alchemy is for Second Life™ and OpenMetaverse compatible viewer striving to be at the forefront of stability, performance, and technological advancement in the open-source metaverse viewer field. UPDATE: I've have added the 2020 version for Opensim here on our website since Alchemy is no longer supported for OpenSim. This is a Beta Version meaning it is unsupported but it is tested and working beautifully with Amazing Graphics! Use at your own risk because it does require higher graphic capabilities.
Brand New - Known as the "Infinite Metaverse Alliance" was just released in 2022 to enchance graphics and capabilities for more enjoyment in Virtual/3D worlds.
Freeware App "Download" .apk 10.4MB. Lumiya is an opensim viewer for mobile and tablet.

Firestorm Beta 6.4.5 ****
(Build 60799) EEP!

This is the Original beta of EEP

It is a beta viewer and will not count against Firestorm’s 3-available-versions rule. You do NOT have to uninstall your current Firestorm, and in fact we suggest that you keep it. The beta viewer will install alongside your existing Firestorm on a separate channel (on Windows). As per Firestorm's 3-version rule within 3 weeks’ time. Updated version can be found here as well.
C++ based viewer for Linux/Mac/Win. Forked from SL viewer. (Former name: Cool SL Viewer) 3rd party viewer with more options
The RLV enhances your experience when you use it in conjunction with RLV-compatible objects, that are very common around the SL/OS grid. It is primarily intended to be used by BDSM fans with BDSM oriented objects in-world, which are able to restrict the user from detaching items, receiving IMs, hearing chat, teleporting etc.
Makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
Firestorm using ReleaseFS_open config plus VR Mod built using GitHub Actions. Firestorm VR Mod is a version of the popular Firestorm Viewer for Second Life and OpenSimulator with modifications to provide VR capabilities for VR Head Mounted Displays (HMDs) via SteamVR.
RLV enhances can be enabled in the "Preferences" of all viewers listed above
Just a few easy steps to setup your browser, which only takes about about 30 - 60 seconds.
Once you've downloaded and installed your viewer, click "Preferences" in the upper left hand corner in FireStorm or in Singularity, the Grid Manager located at the bottom of the viewer.



When setting up your grid you can simply copy and paste the information below in green into your viewer
1. Click on Preference or Manage Grid
2. Add at the top where it says, "Add new grid" copy this URI and past it in.
3. Add Grid Name:The Shirls Hypergrid
4. Add Splash Page URL:
5. Click ok
6. Sign in
All Steps are shown below

Some viewers has a button called "Get Info" or "Get Parameters" and will fill out the rest of the information for you once the URI is put in. IF the viewer has the info/parameteers button, it can be found DIRECTLY under the URI you just put in at the top. Other viewers such as FireStorm, you only need the URI and Name and click apply but our current splash page will not be there, but it will still work. For Singulairty, just paste in the splash URL:


This section is for setting up the Alchemy Viewer for The Shirls 3D Worlds Grid

Install, launch the viewer, click on “Me” at top left, then click Preferences, then click on Grid on the left side and add the information in Green as listed above and click ADD, then Log in.


If the splash page doesn't show right away, simply look under url address click refresh/get info in preferences/grid management!