Features

Listed below are most of the features provided in Exodus Viewer and the names of people credited for these features. Should any information be found inaccurate, please let us know on the forums or via. so that we can correct it.

Please note, this page is rather out of date and will be updated this month.


Contents

  1. Active Gestures Key Binding Display
  2. Adjustable Bottom Bar Alpha
  3. Advanced Graphics Preset Manager
  4. Agent Numbers in Worldmap
  5. Always Run Persistence Between Logins
  6. Appearance Camera and Unsit Disabler
  7. Automatic Avatar Color Tagging
  8. Better Fallback Strategy For Texture Fetcher
  9. Bitmap Browser
  10. Camera Broadcast Controls
  11. Chat Command Functionality
  12. Client Side Animation Overrider
  13. Client Tag Detection
  14. Collapse/Expand Functionality
  15. Collapse/Expand Skin Adjustments
  16. Crash Reporter Adjustments
  17. CTRL/SHIFT/ALT Modifiers on Spinner Values
  18. Custom Crosshairs
  19. Custom Nearby Radar
  20. Cut/Paste Inventory Functionality
  21. Dark Script Theme
  22. Derender For Objects And Avatars
  23. Disable Mouselook Capping
  24. Disable Rendering Type Controls on Login
  25. Enter/Leave Messages
  26. Exodus Sidebar Home Tab
  27. Exodus Sidebar Preferences
  28. Exodus Version Detection
  29. Extra Decimals On Build Floater
  30. Extra Sky Presets
  31. Fancy HDR Shaders
  32. Forward Slash Fix To Open Chat Bar
  33. FXAA Functionality
  34. Ground Sit
  35. HUD Targeting Arrows
  36. Inventory Window Item Switching Fix
  37. Kakadu Library
  38. Linux Build Fixes
  39. Linux Packaging System
  40. Live Support Chat
  41. Mac OS X Build Fixes
  42. Minimal Statistics Window
  43. Minimal Text Radar
  44. Minimap Enhancements
  45. More Inventory Add Options
  46. More Key Bindings For Gestures
  47. Number of Agents in Region Tool Tip
  48. Offline Message Time To PDT/SLT Conversion
  49. Quick Tools
  50. Raid Advisor
  51. Rangefinder
  52. Real Time Clock
  53. Renaming Multiple Objects Functionality
  54. Request Teleport System
  55. Rightclick Edit Attachment in Inventory
  56. Script Theme Switcher
  57. Skin Changes
  58. Spell Checker
  59. Text Search For Notecards
  60. The Great Name
  61. Unloaded Avatar Cloud Coloring
  62. Unrestricted Zoom Controls
  63. Various Right Click “Copy Key” Options
  64. Version ASCII Sorting Adjustments
  65. Worn Tab In The Inventory Panel

Active Gestures Key Binding Display

Ever just wanted to pop through your gestures folder and see which gestures are active on what key binding, without having to open them? Turns out, Exodus does this out of the box.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Adjustable Bottom Bar Alpha

Found under the Exodus preferences sidebar, under the "interface settings" category, you'll find a slider that allows you to adjust the transparency of the bar at the bottom of your screen.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Advanced Graphics Preset Manager

This is where our post processing effect settings are handled, you can adjust post processing effects on the fly to set moods of a scene with features like HDR, even export your work and hand it around for others to try out.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Agent Numbers in Worldmap

This feature allows you to quickly count the number of avatars in a region on the world map.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Always Run Persistence Between Logins

Now, you'll be stuck in always run forever, well, at least till you disable it.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Appearance Camera and Unsit Disabler

When entering appearance, the camera wont wizz around, and unsit your avatar assuming you were sitting down in the first place. You can find the settings for this under the Exodus preferences sidebar, under the "various settings" category.

Work on this feature can be attributed to NaCl Viewer & Chalice Yao.


Automatic Avatar Color Tagging

Now, avatar tags will color depending on the color they are marked on the minimap. You also have various settings on setting default hostile/friendly colors, and various other options under the Exodus preferences sidebar, under the "minimap settings"? category.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Better Fallback Strategy For Texture Fetcher

If textures are failing to load, after enough fails, your client will request the texture from the simulator instead.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Firestorm Viewer & Ansariel Hiller.


Bitmap Browser

Vaalith did a great job with this feature. Rather than uploading a temp-texture, you can select a texture from your hard drive, and use it within the client without even uploading it! The feature also allows you to automatically update the image every time it changes, very handy!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Vaalith Jinn.


Camera Broadcast Controls

These two settings allow you to disable broadcasting of your camera location to others, and to yourself. This allows you to keep the avatar-camera animation locally, without letting people know what you're looking at. You can find this setting in the Exodus preferences sidebar, under the "various settings"? category, under the "camera"? section.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Chat Command Functionality

Various chat commands, they're all found under the Exodus preferences sidepanel, under the "chat command settings"? category.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Client Side Animation Overrider

Scriptless, no impact on the region you're standing on, and even has a ZHAO or Oracul notecard importer.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Zi Ree.


Client Tag Detection

The bog standard, well, maybe a little bit more fancy behind the scenes, client detection (which shows up in peoples tags).

Work on this feature can be attributed to NaCl Viewer & Zwagoth Klaar.


Collapse/Expand Functionality

Does what it says on the tin, press expand, every folder in your inventory will open, press collapse and they'll all close.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Firestorm Viewer & Zi Ree.


Collapse/Expand Skin Adjustments

Ayamo added some handy dandy little icons to the bottom of the inventory, rather than the original buttons.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Crash Reporter Adjustments

"Okay, now I need you to enable hidden files, browse to C, users, username, app-data, Exodus Viewer, copy these files, e-mai..." Actually, now all you need to do is tell us your Second Life name, so we can look up your crash dump that was sent to our servers. No more complicated steps to give us the information we need to fix your problems.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ash Qin.


CTRL/SHIFT/ALT Modifiers on Spinner Values

Allows you to fine tune adjustments, while using the up/down arrows if you hold one of these keys, it'll adjust the incremental value.

Work on this feature can be attributed to NaCl Viewer.


Custom Crosshairs

Pick a texture, or a preset from the drop-down and replace your cross-hair with something a little more fancy. This features especially useful, since it doesn't require a script checking if you're in mouselook multiple times a second.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Custom Nearby Radar

Found in the people sidebar, a little neat radar that tells you the names of everyone around you, if they're above or below you, their distance and even their active group title, which is especially useful during Second Life Military Combat. Oh, and just to note, in future we will be adding a expanded radar, with all the other bits of information people seem to be interested in.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Cut/Paste Inventory Functionality

As you would expect, right click an inventory item, select "cut"? from the inventory menu, and then paste it somewhere else. A lot easier than dragging an item from one end of your inventory to the other.

Unknown creator, please let us know!


Dark Script Theme

Many people like light chocolate, but there are those who prefer dark chocolate and this is an option for those who like the consumption of high-cacao-content and cola, the dark side shall prevail!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Derender For Objects And Avatars

Found under the manage menu for objects, derender allows you to get rid of pesky things obscuring your vision, useful for photos, or just hiding something you don't want to see. If you've derendered something you didn't mean to, the best course of action is to open the quick tools (the little gear button in the bottom bar) and drag draw distance all the way down to zero, give it a second then raise it back up, anything you've derendered should reappear!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Disable Mouselook Capping

Before, your mouselook camera would be limited to a certain angle, now, it's a lot less limited, especially while sitting down on vehicles.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Jeremy Duport & Ayamo Nozaki.


Disable Rendering Type Controls on Login

Some of those pesky extras are a drain on your frame-rate, disable the ones you don't need, and keep them disabled!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Enter/Leave Messages

Great to keep a track on who is entering/leaving your region, be the first to spot an attacker!

Work on this feature can be attributed to NaCl Viewer & Chalice Yao.


Exodus Sidebar Home Tab

Keep an eye on the latest news and updates from the sidebar, also get version notifications, and in future a lot more! We're hoping on expanding this fancy little page a lot more in the future, keep an eye on it!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Brins0 Blackheart.


Exodus Sidebar Preferences

We decided to throw all our settings in the sidebar, where they'd be easily accessible, and quick to change.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Exodus Version Detection

Sometimes it takes other people rebake for this to popup, but we've added a fancy method of detecting other Exodus users version numbers! Really handy for keeping an eye on your buddies, making sure they're up-to-date.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki & Ash Qin.


Extra Decimals On Build Floater

Handy for those precision, down to the decimal adjustments.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Kadah Coba.


Extra Sky Presets

“Nam’s...” Presets: Unknown creator, please let us know!

“CalWL” Preset: Thanks to Caliah Lyon.


Fancy HDR Shaders

Want brighter greens, deeper blues, and more subtle reds? Our color correction shaders allow for you adjust the color, and exposure, of the scene, independent from the region's windlight settings.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Geenz Spad.


Forward Slash Fix To Open Chat Bar

For some reason in vanilla 3.0, pressing the "/" key doesn't bring focus to the chat-bar and let you start typing, but in Exodus, it does!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Firestorm Viewer & Ansariel Hiller.


FXAA Functionality

Ever noticed how deferred rendering tends to lack anti-aliasing? We've fixed that with our own "Fast approXimate Anti-Aliasing" shaders. It runs faster than real anti-aliasing!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Geenz Spad.


Ground Sit

The usual, even has the original key-binding, CTRL+ALT+S. You may have to enable the advanced menu (by pressing CTRL+ALT+D) to use that shortcut though, as the menu item is stored there.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


HUD Targeting Arrows

Great for combat, anyone not in your field of vision is represented by a handy little arrow that will stick to an edge of your screen giving you an approximate location of them (behind you, above you, to your right or left.) There are various settings available for enabling or disabling friendly/hostile arrows, or the range it'll pick avatars up within. You can find these settings in the Exodus preferences sidepanel, under the "interface settings"? category.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Inventory Window Item Switching Fix

Get annoyed by your inventory randomly scrolling up to the top of the page? Well, that should be fixed now thanks to Kitty Barnett's work on sorting that out.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Catznip Viewer & Kitty Barnett.


Kakadu Library

Currently the best JPEG2000 encoding and decoding library by Kakadu Software, this library is used by Linden lab in their official viewer, but often not accessible to TPVs. This library has a tendency to bring better performance than the OpenJPEG library.

The Kakadu library would not be included in the viewer today if it were not for the donations received from:

Big thanks goes out to you guys, for getting the project started.

Obviously this feature can be attributed to Kakadu Software.


Linux Build Fixes

Numerous changes were done to the underlying system to get the viewer to build on a more modern compiler, with certain optimizations as well as correcting a few things to be less assuming about what version is available on the build system.

Thanks goes to Ash Qin.


Linux Packaging System

On Linux operating systems, package management systems are charged with the task of organizing all software installed on a system. This includes installation, uninstallation, updates and it is all extremely automated. Linden Labs and TPVs are not normally known to produce packages or repositories for their software, which leaves Linux users with a rather poor experience. Exodus Viewer provides repositories and direct links to install packages for our Linux users.

Thanks goes to Ash Qin.


Live Support Chat

It's something small, you're wracking your brain trying to figure out something out in Exodus, you just need a push in the right direction. Well fortunately you can just go to Help, Exodus Support Chat and you're online, talking to some pros of the Exodus Viewer community who can help you along.

Thanks goes to Ash Qin.


Mac OS X Build Fixes

Heh, there is no need for Boot Camp now!

Thanks goes to Geenz Spad & Mimika Oh.


Minimal Statistics Window

Want to monitor common region statistics without all the bloat of the regular statistics window? Help, Minimal statistics, drag the window where you want it, double click. Bang! Just the text, none of the text or window bloat!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Minimal Text Radar

World, Minimal radar, drag where you want the window, double click. Boom! Names, distance, no mess, no fuss. Just get it on.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Minimap Enhancements

The minimap has been revamped! There's now rightclick menus, color coded menu items, and various features tucked away there, you can even center the minimap to the region, which has been a big request in the combat community, you can mark multiple avatars at once, raise/lower your selection size, by holding shift and scrolling up and down while your mouse cursor is over the minimap, and more!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


More Inventory Add Options

More inventory items now have the option to "add"? them.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Firestorm Viewer.


More Key Bindings For Gestures

As like various other third party viewers, you can also bind a gesture to almost any key on Exodus too.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Firestorm Viewer & Ansariel Hiller.


Number of Agents in Region Tool Tip

While your cursor is hovering over a region on the minimap, various extra bits of information will display, such as the number of avatars in the region your cursor is over.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Offline Message Time To PDT/SLT Conversion

Offline messages received in Exodus are in PDT/SLT time, rather than your local time.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Quick Tools

Need to tweak a common setting quickly? Click gear box, click option, go! No endless windows to go through.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Raid Advisor

In an ever changing world like Second Life, where numbers can change significantly from day to day, use the raid advisor to figure out numbers on multiple regions at once to plan where you can find the most action to fight in.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Rangefinder

In mouselook, while rolling over an avatar your cross-hair will change color, depending on your cross-hair settings, which are located in the Exodus preferences side-panel, under the "interface settings"? category. It will also display the distance between you and them. Really handy feature for any first person combat in Second Life.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Real Time Clock

Planning advanced tactics down to the last moment? Perfect timing needed for an operation? There is an ancient method used in all of these, it's called "counting the seconds"?. With the seconds now included in the default clock, this couldn't be easier.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Renaming Multiple Objects Functionality

While selecting multiple objects, you can mass rename/adjust the description to all of them at once.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Satomi Ahn.


Request Teleport System

Rightclick a buddy on the minimap, using Exodus too, you'll be able to request a teleport from them, and as long as they accept it, they'll send a teleport to you (which you'll automatically accept.)

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Rightclick Edit Attachment in Inventory

Got a attachment that is hard to rightclick and select? Well, wear it and rightclick it in your inventory, select "edit"? and you'll automatically open up the build menu and select said item.

Work on this feature can be attributed to NaCl Viewer & Chalice Yao.


Script Theme Switcher

Sith or Jedi? Dark side or the light side? Do you just tread very close to the line and switch back and forth? Now you can choose a theme to reflect your nature, so you can script in comfort on your preferred side.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Skin Changes

Various little tweaks and changes, to make things a more tidy, and more Exodus themed.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Spell Checker

Great little feature, while you're chatting, you'll know if you misspell something before you hit enter, this feature will draws a red line under it! Not sure how to spell that word correctly? Rightclick it, you'll be given a bunch of suggestions, hopefully one of them will be the word you're looking for.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Catznip Viewer & Kitty Barnett.


Text Search For Notecards

Before, you couldn't automatically search notecards, but now you can!

Work on this feature can be attributed to Satomi Ahn & Kitty Barnett.


The Great Name

Thanks to "The Good Book".


Unloaded Avatar Cloud Coloring

Great for combat, avatars not loading? Well, they'll be a cloud as usual, but rather than a white cloud, it'll be highlighted a color that is recognizable, hostile/friendly dependant on your minimap settings.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Unrestricted Zoom Controls

As it says on the tin, you can zoom as far out as you want now.

Work on this feature can be attributed to NaCl Viewer & Chalice Yao.


Various Right Click “Copy Key” Options

Useful for various things, scripts, databases, etc.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki.


Version ASCII Sorting Adjustments

Ensures that the lab's handling of version numbering will not miss identify new versions of the viewer as older versions.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Ayamo Nozaki & Ash Qin.


Worn Tab In The Inventory Panel

Ever wanted to poke at something you're wearing in your inventory, but you didn't want to go through the long process of locating where it's stored to poke at it? Well, now you have a convenient to access "Ëśworn' tab in the inventory panel, no searching, no fuss.

Work on this feature can be attributed to Satomi Ahn.