"Here is an article I found that will help shed some light on avatars and the work being done to customize them. Interesting enough the Evolver software was mentioned toward the end of the article. Here's the link:…"
"Yes I created an Avatar as well there. It's a good program. Can't export to SL like was mentioned. But there are some really very good custom avatar creators in SL. May still be in beta but is still a sophisticated platform to work in."