We develop and distribute an open source viewer for accessing Virtual Worlds. Mac for Second Life « Firestorm Viewer – The Phoenix Firestorm Project Inc.
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Follow the recommendations here to improve overall performance of Second Life and address many common problems.
|Important: Second Life allows but does not support wireless connections. Always use a hardwired connection if possible.|
Optimize your preferences to help Second Life run more efficiently. Try the following:
Automatically playing music and media can be very demanding on some PC equipment. Use manual play instead:
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Review the rest of your preference settings disable any unused features:
Even minor items can add up to significant improvements in performance.
For more information, see Setting your preferences.
Make sure your Viewer is not displaying unnecessary information that may reduce performance:
This improves performance by eliminating gratuitous visual noise.
To prevent false cache virus alerts and improve texture cache performance, turn off virus scanning for the following directories and add them to the list of ignored (trusted) directories for Norton AntiVirus:
C:Program Files (x86)SecondLifeViewerskins.
See also Technical overview of Second Life security.
If you followed the advice above and are still experiencing performance problems, try the following.
The statistics bar presents a detailed list of information about the performance of your computer and Second Life. While the sheer amount of information can be confusing, knowing what to look for can tell you a lot about what's going on in Second Life.
To view the Statistics Bar, choose Advanced > Performance Tools > Statistics Bar. Definitions of the various statistics can be found on the Second Life Wiki at Viewerhelp:Statistics.
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