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= Resident-created Video Tutorials =
= Resident-created Video Tutorials =
== Assorted topics ==
== Assorted topics ==
* '''[http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=93&Itemid=70 Vidéos tutos en Français]''' - By Teruki Shan, in French. Retrouvez toutes mes vidéos tutos sur [http://secondlife-fr.net/ mon site internet], ou dans la liste suivante:
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=93&Itemid=70 S'inscrire à Second Life]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=166&Itemid=70 Se connecter à Second Life]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=167&Itemid=70 Orientation Island - Move - Mouvements]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=170&Itemid=1 Orientation Island - Appearance - Apparence]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=182&Itemid=1 Orientation Island - Communicate - Communication]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=256 Orientation Island - Search - Rechercher]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=219&Itemid=70 Fonctionalitées de l'Interface de Second Life]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=236&Itemid=1 Modifier et Sauvegarder son Apparence]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=191&Itemid=1 Ouvrir et Porter le Contenu d'une Boite]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=189&Itemid=1 Création d'Objet - Créer un Objet]
** [http://secondlife-fr.net/index.php.joom?option=com_content&task=view&id=194&Itemid=1 Créer un Objet Simple : Une Chaise]
* '''[http://tumitu.wordpress.com/tutorial/creare-oggetti-complessi-in-secondlife/ Tutorial video in Italiano sul blog Tumitu]''' - Come si creano Oggetti complessi in Secondlife. A breve ne inseriremo altri.
* '''[http://tumitu.wordpress.com/tutorial/creare-oggetti-complessi-in-secondlife/ Tutorial video in Italiano sul blog Tumitu]''' - Come si creano Oggetti complessi in Secondlife. A breve ne inseriremo altri.

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Official Video Tutorials

Friendly greetings! You can learn Second Life in a fun and fast fashion! The enthusiastic Torley is your host, taking you on a tour through tips, tricks, and techniques that'll increase your confidence and make you smile. :) Whether you're a newcomer or longtime Resident, your inworld experience will benefit from these video tutorials.

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Click on a title to watch it, and you can also download these tips for FREE — the "DOWNLOAD" links are high-quality, and can be used for streaming in Second Life! You can also subscribe to our podcast and visit us in the iTunes Store.

Also check out our video player on the Second Life Showcase.

We started a Categories page on 2008-05-07 to sort all vidtuts by specific topic, but it needs filling out. Your contributions are welcome!

BASICS - for new Residents!

New to Second Life?

» Learn the skills you need in just a few minutes

Tip of the Week

Just about every week, Torley shares a video tip to make your Second Life better! From improving performance to building things to hidden secrets, you'll learn something valuable.

» Watch 30+ Tips of the Week!

Recent tips:

Find out... how to make animations! what all those Graphics Preferences do! how to use this wiki!


Short on time? Quicktips deliver your knowledge in 2 minutes or less, guaranteed.

» Watch 75+ Quicktips!

Like these:

Learn... how to take a snapshot! about different "For Sale" options! how to light up your Second Life!


What is it? How to buy & sell? How is it managed? What about shaping the ground? How to eject troublemakers and set your parcel to deter them?! Oh my gosh... have you ever wanted to know what all those options in About Land do? Here are your answers and more, in almost 2 hours of FREE vidtuts!

See chapter guides.

# Title - click to watch! High-Quality
01 Basics DOWNLOAD
02 Land use introduction DOWNLOAD
03 Region & parcel prim limits DOWNLOAD
04 Selling parcels DOWNLOAD
05 Buying parcels (as a Premium account) DOWNLOAD
06 Buying parcels (as a Basic account) DOWNLOAD
07 About Land options DOWNLOAD
08 Parcel access controls DOWNLOAD
09 Property Lines & Land Owners DOWNLOAD
10 Joining & subdividing parcels DOWNLOAD
11 Terraforming DOWNLOAD


Learn how to setup, customize, and use the power of your voice to communicate!

# Title - click to watch! High-Quality
01 Getting started DOWNLOAD
02 Etiquette DOWNLOAD
03 Who's speaking? DOWNLOAD
04 Improving your hearing DOWNLOAD
05 Private calls DOWNLOAD
06 Speech gestures DOWNLOAD
07 Disabling it for yourself & on land DOWNLOAD


How to play movies & webpages on your land, and special interactive features too!

# Title - click to watch! High-Quality
01 Play webpages, movies, & more DOWNLOAD
02 Make your own media screen DOWNLOAD
03 Click actions DOWNLOAD


As of Second Life 1.20, this 3D mouse has optimized compatibility with the inworld experience, including Flycam. Torley presents a special mixed-reality demo just minutes after opening the box!

# Title - click to watch! High-Quality
01 Getting started DOWNLOAD
02 Avatar, Flycam, & Build modes DOWNLOAD
03 Advanced customization DOWNLOAD
04 Summary, buttons, & more tips DOWNLOAD


These are older vidtuts, so some references may be noticeably out-of-date, but most of the fundamentals are still relevant today.

» Dig into the archives

Discover... how to make a wavy flag! why filling in your profile matters! the limitations of Second Life's Undo!

Resident-created Video Tutorials

Assorted topics

  • Tutorials & Tools - By Vlad Bjornson. These cover topics like Vlad's "Top 10 Building Tips" and sculpted prims.
  • Twenty Tutorials - By Benja Kepler. Ten scripting tutorials, plus making furniture, sculpted prims, and Orientation/Help Island basics.
  • How to get started in Second Life - By Mkyschnitzel Campbell, in German and English. general, 34-minute introduction to Second Life. Topics: avatars, communication, Search, interaction, and some locations to show the wide range of possible inworld activities.
  • Phoenixa's tutorial, How I Dance In Secondlife - By Phoenixa Sol in English. Arranging animations in fast and easy to use HUDs, combining animations, gestures to approximate the look of real life dancing within Secondlife.com. Expanded page with links and SLurls now available here Phoenixa Sol 16:35, 4 April 2008 (PDT)

Content creation

  • n00b Be Gone series - By Natural Selection Studios.
    • Camera Tutorial - "how to interact with objects, different forms of camera controls, and a few ‘unknown’ tricks"
    • Building Tutorial - "basic building inside Second Life - as well as continuing camera controls learned in the first episode"
  • Assorted resources and links - By Thinkerer Melville. Includes guides to filming machinima and telling a story, some video tutorials, and movies of inworld adventures.

External software


Use specific products

  • En Garde - Strategic fencing. Advance, retreat, parry, lunge!
  • Frootcake - A deliciously spiteful game for 3-5 players

Related resources

  • YouTube search results for Second Life Video Tutorials - The list is growing!
  • SL Frustration: Video Tutorials, please? - Sometimes when I ask myself "Why am I doing this?" while filming, I (Torley) read this post and am reminded of how confused I was when I started. It's insightful.
  • teachtube.com - Because K-12 institutions routinely block YouTube, it can be difficult to show great educational examples of Second Life, as well as those wonderful tutorials by Torley and others. However, TeacherTube.com as a purely educational alternative. The list is small.