Avatar Complexity and Graphics Presets in Second Life

The odds are that a lot of people will be shutting down complexity on the avatars around them to maneuver through things like the Major Shopping Fairs. They who have ears to hear….

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Avatar Complexity provides users with the adbility to Avatar Complexity is a means to help people who may suffer from performance issues in crowd areas

On Wednesday, May 18th, Linden Lab promoted the long-awaited Quick Graphics viewer to de factorelease status. This viewer includes two important new features:

  • The updated Avatar Complexity settings
  • The ability to create, save and load different groups of graphics settings quickly and easily.

Avatar Complexity

As avatars can often be the single biggest impact on the viewer in terms of rendering, particularly in crowded places, so  Avatar Complexity adds a new slider to the viewer which can be used to set a level above which avatars requiring a lot of processing will appear as a solid colour – the casual term to refer to them being “Jelly Dolls” – greatly reducing the load placed on a system compared to having to render them in detail, so improving performance.

The idea is…

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Posted August 11, 2016 by Harper Ganesvoort in Uncategorized

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