Twitterrific 5 for Twitter
Twitterrific 5 for Twitter
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Twitterrific 5 for Twitter5.4.3

28 September 2019

Effortlessly read and compose tweets.

Overview

Twitterific has been re-imagined from the ground up to be the Mac's most friendly, powerful and modern Twitter client. Twitterrific makes Twitter fun.

  • Twitter Your Way - A clean, uncluttered timeline featuring just the content you care about; tweets are presented in chronological order and other people's likes aren't placed in your timeline.
  • Designed for macOS - Twitterrific feels right at home on the Mac, with support for Notification Center, Retina displays, built-in sharing, beautiful animations, full-screen mode, and more.
  • Timelines Galore - Take control of your tweets with multiple timeline windows from the same account or multiple accounts, all organized on your Mac’s desktop.
  • Full Accessibility - Navigate the timeline, compose tweets, and even attach image descriptions quickly and easily using Voice Over.
  • Tweet In Style - Twitterrific's appearance panel supports themes, lets you customize fonts and type sizes, and even lets you control how media appears in the timeline.
  • Read Anywhere - Whether you use Twitterrific on your iPhone, iPad, or another Mac, the app automatically syncs your reading position for a seamless Twitter experience.
Features
  • Simple to use, easy to understand
  • True multi-account/multi-window support
  • View mentions, messages, and favorites quickly and easily
  • Timeline syncing of reading position across all platforms via iCloud
  • System-wide alerts for mentions and direct messages via Notification Center
  • Fully accessible via VoiceOver
  • Support for Retweet (RT) and Quoted tweets
  • Quick access to Emoji when composing new tweets
  • Autocompletion of usernames and hashtags while editing tweets
  • View Twitter saved searches and lists
  • Check out global and local trending topics
  • Browse conversation threads between users
  • Support for tweet storms and chained tweet threads
  • Quickly Delete and Edit your own tweets
  • Translate tweets to your native language
  • Helpful color-coding of tweet types
  • In-app media viewing for images, animated GIFs, Instagram and more
  • Share a tweet with actions for email, Messages, Safari Reading List and more
  • Muffles and mutes synced from Twitterrific for iOS via iCloud
  • Robust in-app media viewer with detachable popovers
  • Customize the appearance of media in the timeline or hide it completely
  • View user profiles including past tweets, likes and mentions
  • Follow and unfollow other users directly from their user profile
  • Block and report spammers with a single click
  • Theme control (light or dark)
  • Font size and type face control
  • Robust keyboard control

What's new in Twitterrific 5 for Twitter

Version 5.4.3:
  • Fixed incorrect size of avatars when viewing a profile
  • Fixed an issue that could corrupt timeline and crash the app

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55 Reviews of Twitterrific 5 for Twitter

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hugelshofer
11 June 2010
Version: 3.2.2

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Sorry Guys, but this App has seen it's rise. It is just simple - very much outdated! if this was free (w/o Ads), I could like it. But compared to all the good twitter clients for the iOS, this is just plain ridiculous. even compared to Mac SW clients (some free), this is so useless. want it simple? keep a tap in Safari open with being logged in on Twitter. End of story. PS: Yes, I dont like IconFactory and Panic, as they always do the same. Invent really cool Software, get an Award for it (bravo) and from that point on, no more innovations! but people buy it nonetheless. Not my style!!
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4
Cortig
06 April 2018
Version: 5.3
I love he app. It's been working great for me and in any case, tremendously better than the official client ever did (so I sure don't miss it). I dropped one star though for one simple (but really annoying) reason: the zoo can't remember windows size and position. I like to have multiple windows open to follow different lists and I have to re-organize the windows every single time I relaunch the app.
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MichaelHaeusler
17 February 2018
Version: 5.2.3
Now that Twitter Inc. have abandoned their own Twitter application, I've chosen Twitterrific. It's not an outstanding app, but it's perfectly fine for what it needs to do. The GUI is a bit old-school, and I would also prefer my own font selection plus theming support. Moreover there is some sort of internal programming bug regarding the three-dot-menus ("uncaught exception was raised"), which I noticed in macOS debug mode: it doesn't crash the software, but it's close; strange that this passed through App Store review. The navigation is fine, but not 100% intuitive. But at least the app lets you connect directly to Twitter. Tweetbot on the other hand doesn't work without push via the developer's website, which is preposterous. So even though it's far from perfect, I can recommend Twitteriffic.
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5
petro-semenyuk13
13 February 2018
Version: 5.2.3
Great app. Easy to use. Extremely useful
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Spudboy
13 October 2017
Version: 5.0.1
Best Twitter client for the Apple computer. That is all.
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Graphic-Mac
12 October 2017
Version: 5.0
Still looks like it's stuck in 2009. Offers nothing you don't get with every other twitter client, except for multi-colored tweets (yawn). It works, and that's the best I can say about it. It's not that it's bad—it just isn't special. And it certainly isn't worth $20 compared to Tweetbot (or even Twitter's own app).
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JennyW8925
23 November 2016
Version: 4.5.1
Any app will go with that purpose. I use twitterrific for yes and it is simple for me.
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0.5
Noivad
13 January 2016
Version: 4.5.1
Twitterrific was my goto Twitter client since ~2009. But Twitterrific is not stable in OS X 10.11. It crashed almost every time I tried to insert an image & as of 10.11.3, the menus no longer work. Given Little Icon Factory hasn’t updated it since 2013 & it’s not listed on their site among OS X app. If you have it, and haven’t upgraded to 10.11, either don’t upgrade to 10.11 or find a new client. Sad since this was a great app, & even sadder that LIF decided to abandon it after being among the best Twitter clients for years.
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3.5
CDavid
26 August 2015
Version: 4.5.1
For me personally, Twitterrific is neither worse, not better than any other application. Nothing special. If you use Twitter just to read news or tweets from people you follow, I guess any Twitter app will do. Correct me if I'm not right.
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5
Shallowp
08 August 2015
Version: 4.5.1
A lot of Twitter apps are available and I have tried all of them. For me personally Twitterific is by far the easiest to use, not saying it is the most powerful. If you have $10 left and use Twitter a lot on your desktop/laptop you really need to consider this. Great app !
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5
Despicable-me
28 July 2015
Version: 4.5.1
Great app!
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5
Mcclough
09 July 2015
Version: 4.5.1
Best Twitter app available. Period
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5
Uncoy
14 May 2013
Version: 4.5
Thank goodness for a high quality Twitter application which is not on the App Store only highway to hell. Also supports Snow Leopard. Good job Icon Factory. You made your sale today for those two reasons. Snow Leopard is Apple's XP. It just works. Legacy support where possible will make sales.
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3.5
Woodjoe
12 November 2012
Version: 4.4.10
I don't know if I like Twitterrific. It is easy to use and very stable, but it is lacking some features I don't want to miss anymore. Searching for people per example. I like the colors and the UI, what doesn't fit into the picture are those ugly icons on the top. If you look for a Twitter client that isn't expensive and has Tweetmarker support it is still a good choice 'cause it is in active development and the support via Twitter is very good. You always get an answer, even if people just troll.
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Svenster
30 October 2012
Version: 4.4.10
How long do we have to wait for Apple to release the last update? Ive been waiting 4 months for the Apple Store to release the current version whats going on? I’ve allready paid for it I don’t want to pay for it again!!! The App store sucks!
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5
Gary-box
17 March 2012
Version: 4.4.8
Best Twitter app for OSX. Works as advertised. Highly recommended.
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Monkeyjunkey
17 December 2011
Version: 4.4.4
I wish Twitterrific would support proper list editing (adding and deleting people from lists). This must be a feature many people are waiting for.
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Spudboy
01 December 2011
Version: 4.4.3
Full screen forever. Awesome! Thanks for the update.
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Spudboy
17 October 2011
Version: 4.4.2
Still doesn't remember that you want it to always load in full screen. Hmm.
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Spudboy
28 September 2011
Version: 4.4.1
Hopefully in the next update it will remember to stay in full screen!
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Spudboy
16 September 2011
Version: 4.4
They got rid of full screen? Am I missing something?
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Monkeyjunkey
29 August 2011
Version: 4.3
Tweet Marker is just the thing I've been waiting for. I now use Twitterrific on the mac and TweetBot on iOS which, with Tweet Marker looks like a perfect combo.
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Hal2007
10 August 2011
Version: 4.3
Twitterrific for Mac v 4.3 Released August 2011 New Features Twitterrific now syncs timeline positions across all versions via Tweet Marker Turn on Tweet Marker feature via Settings Adjust to view synced position or auto-scroll to position on refresh Support for notifications of normal tweets with Growl (via settings) Improvements Refinements to full-screen mode in Lion Cmd+Ctrl+F keyboard shortcut to toggle full-screen mode Refinements to scrolling in Lion Improved t.co and Twitter picture handling Support for displaying campl.us images inline Improved handling of errors associated with incorrect time & time zones Graphical refinements to popovers, timeline and buttons Bug Fixes Links to Instagram blog entries open correctly in the browser
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SawtoothRising
14 June 2011
Version: 4.2
"Robust keyboard control" not robust enough for me, pales in comparison to Echofon's complete keyboard controls.
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4.5
Macjudge
13 May 2011
Version: 4.1
Twitterrific is still my favorite Twitter clients. It doesn't get into the way while I use it, looks pleasant and disappears once I'm done tweeting. Also I like that there are some options to customize how it behaves, notifies and looks like. Still, I would really like to see a lower price. I guess it would be much easier for others to buy this if it was, let's say - 7.99USD or even 4.99USD. Otherwise great! Thanks.
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2.5
Widber
10 May 2011
Version: 4.1
I was very satisfied with the v.3.xx. But since the update on v.4.0 doesn't work with Growl on my SnowLeo. And there is no reaction from the developer on my support request. Very sad!
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4.5
Hal2007
06 May 2011
Version: 4.1
My Twitter client of choice. It's feature-rich, extremely beautiful and well done.
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Thresher-the-Shark
01 March 2011
Version: 4.0.1
Snow Leopard only. Looks like I'll be sticking with version 3.
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dwp-1
16 February 2011
Version: 4.0
Come'on $8.00 for an upgrade with a full price of $10.00. A lousy $2.00 discount, that is pitiful.
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Mfabache
16 February 2011
Version: 4.0
How does one hide the dock icon at the bottom? Having the top menu and bottom menu is ridiculous. In the previous version, I had just the top and was able to turn off the bottom icon (I think). I've emailed support, but no response. Anybody know how to turn off the bottom dock icon for Twitterrific? I'll go back to the previous version if not and waste my upgrade fee... Thanks
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applgeek
14 February 2011
Version: 4.0
i have ver.3 and this version its too much better, in my opinion its a good app, great update but i dont want to pay $7 for an upgrade....
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ultratiem
10 February 2011
Version: 4.0
This is the best these guys can do? Twitter clients that don't provide notifications fail. Why not save $10 and just use your browser? This thing feels old, tired. It replicates twitter.com, but with a native OSX interface and some decent refinement. Sadly, Twitter is past the stuffy old, "hey look, I got a list of tweets" and has moved into a more dynamic, active service. Who needs trends to occupy your main window? Who needs all that chrome? And to force new tweets to the top of the application is aggravating. A total miss and reminds me of the old 2008 Twitter days. It's 2011. And Twitter has long left these guys behind. I can see problems with Twitter's OSX client, but it's a heck of a lot better than this, and free. A total disappointment. But that's okay. Knowing these guys, they'll provide a handful of updates and that'll be all she wrote. Too busy spending your money I suppose...
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RJC.NJNYC
10 February 2011
Version: 4.0
I noticed today that v4.0 was released, but I see that to upgrade you save only $2, which is only a 20 percent savings.
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3.5
BobbyThompsonRocks
28 December 2010
Version: 3.2.4
Still my favorite twitter app, and the only one I use. I do really wish they would update it to be more modern... With a little time and effort they could probably claim the top spot for Mac Twitter clients...
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Rob-h
21 June 2010
Version: 3.2.2
Of all the Twitter clients on OS X, I probably like the 'HUD' style interface of Twitteriffic the best. Unfortunately the lack of support for multiple accounts (without logging out/in again) is a deal-breaker for me. Would be nice to see this app updated with new features but as other have pointed out, IconFactory seem to be concentrating their efforts elsewhere at the moment.
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hugelshofer
11 June 2010
Version: 3.2.2
Sorry Guys, but this App has seen it's rise. It is just simple - very much outdated! if this was free (w/o Ads), I could like it. But compared to all the good twitter clients for the iOS, this is just plain ridiculous. even compared to Mac SW clients (some free), this is so useless. want it simple? keep a tap in Safari open with being logged in on Twitter. End of story. PS: Yes, I dont like IconFactory and Panic, as they always do the same. Invent really cool Software, get an Award for it (bravo) and from that point on, no more innovations! but people buy it nonetheless. Not my style!!
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Foxstrong
18 February 2010
Version: 3.2.2
64 bit, 64 bit, 64 bit, please please please please...
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Fanchee
07 December 2009
Version: 3.2.1
I agree with many people here saying Twitterrific for mac seems to have fallen well behind, due to the efforts placed on the iphone app. I got Twitterrific for free in the macheist nanobundle. It was my first desktop twitter app, so keep that in mind. Because at first, I thought it was fantastic. I liked the growl notifications, I liked the menubar icon with no dock icon forced upon me, and it was easy to tweet and reply to tweets. And I really liked the notification sound of the bird chirping, cute! So it led me to download the free iphone app. What a huge difference! So much more functionality to the iphone app. Which then led me to explore other desktop twitter apps with more functionality. I ended up with Tweetie and now Socialite. What I love about Tweetie is I can click on a user and really dig into that user's info, such as tweets, mentions, and most importantly to me, their user info (location, website, bio, etc) No easy way to do that on the desktop app for Twitterrific. Sure, you can on the iphone version! Twitterrific and Tweetie use about the same amount of system resources, which is very low, so that to me was a non-issue. Tweetie doesn't allow me (that I know of) to hide the dock icon and I'm not a big fan of this. Overall, after checking out the competition, I am disappointed in the Twitterrific desktop app. Once it catches up to its iPhone counterpart, it will be great. Until then, I'll stick with Tweetie and even Socialite.
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Paguca
18 October 2009
Version: 3.2
they should implement facebook right now. im not using it anymore because of that
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Derp
06 October 2009
Version: 3.2
Twitterrific is an excellent desktop solution for Twitter, especially for users who are looking for a minimalistic user-interface and have no desire to spend hours every day organizing follower groups or engaging in endless back-and-forth conversations. If your workflow is like mine, you simply want to get your updates quickly and post a Tweet with as little hassle - and in as few key strokes - as possible. Twitterrific does this with a simple keyboard shortcut. It's easy on the eyes, well designed from a UI point of view, and is light on resources. Sadly, the Mac version is being neglected by the developers and is lacking at least one useful feature for "speed" users, like myself... a retweet shortcut. Search would be a nice addition, too. If you don't want to pay to register the app, Pwitter is a similar, free program, albeit not quite as pretty.
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Penguirl
25 September 2009
Version: 3.2
Twitterific for Mac seems to have stagnated as all efforts appear to be focused on Twitterific for iPhone. If the Mac version had the features of the iPhone version that would be great.
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Landi
28 June 2009
Version: 3.2
Twitterrific is the best i like it .
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Yoshinatsu
28 April 2009
Version: 3.2
I actually have had a really nice experience with Twitterrific, I don't even GET why Tweetie became so popular all of a sudden.
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MAchintrucbidule459
14 April 2009
Version: 3.2
Configure to quit ?
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gcoghill
01 February 2009
Version: 3.2
I was hoping for a beefier feature list for this update. I like Twitterific (tried the rest, keep coming back) but it desperately needs a way to separately view Direct Messages and Replies (tabs, or whatever). Including a URL shortener (choice of multiple services with account linking would be nice) is also something I would like to see, but not on the top of the list. And while I am on the feature request soapbox, I'd also like to see an option to open links in the background, an "unread" count in the "title bar" (or whatever that top portion is on an HUD window). A pref to prune read tweets after X hours/days. And a pref to allow clicking of the Growl alerts to jump to the respective Tweet. Some sort of Groups feature would be nice as well. I did contact the devs a while back and was told that many of these were on the list for future updates, but was not given any sort of timeframe.
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Penguirl
31 January 2009
Version: 3.2
This update address' my primary complaint, which was all messages being marked unread upon launch. The addition of https communication is long overdue but finally included. It's the best Twitter desktop app for Tiger, and possibly OS X. My only complaint is that it is overpriced, really it shouldn't cost more than $10. If the ability to manage your Twitter account were included it would be worth it's current price.
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Martin Paljak
23 January 2009
Version: 3.1
Fails with basic security and transmits passwords in plaintext. Never crashed, would be useful if done correctly. Inability to configure the SSL settings via GUI makes the ease of use bad.
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Martin Paljak
23 January 2009
Version: 3.1
If you're a casual user of online services (which twitter users often are), do not use this. It's a software you have to pay for, which in its default configuration sends your twitter password over the wire in PLAINTEXT which means every schoolboy with a laptop can sniff your twitter password in a public hotspot. Without manual command line configuration (hey! this is mac, not linux) you can't change this insecure behavior, which is not acceptable in 2009. A new software where this should have been fixed has not been published in almost a year. In the light of recent twitter "password problems" I would actually stay away from twitter or at least 3rd party applications anyway.
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Aljuk
17 December 2008
Version: 3.1
I think I'll stick with version 2.1 - it works really well and it's free. Sounds like the more recent version has taken a wrong turn. Hourly adverts? Jeez, what's that all about...
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Dalahast
23 June 2008
Version: 3.1
I love Twitter, and when I found this app it looked really cool, so I gave it a try. It's very sleek and has a nice interface, however: I have found Twitterrific to be extremely hit-and-miss when it comes to connecting to Twitter and getting tweets. About 5/6 of the time, I have to use Twitter's web interface instead, because Twitterrific is complaining about various server errors and things about the server complaining that I sent a bad request when I quite clearly have not sent ANY requests in the last hour– I just turned on my Mac; it's not possible. Yes, it's a great Twitter app, and I'm perfectly fine with the hourly ads. But the connectivity issues themselves can on occasion make this app a real hassle to use.
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globetrotterdk
13 April 2008
Version: 3.1
I would like to see support for Proteus (back from the dead) and for TwitPic. I also think that Twitterific should add support for other services, like MoodBlast does.
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Stormchild
20 February 2008
Version: 3.0.1
Twitter seemed really fun and cool at first, and Twitterific was a brilliant free program that made it that much better. And then they decided to start charging for it...which is fair enough, of course, as they spend time developing it, but $15 is simply a rip off for this very basic program. I would have gladly paid $5 or maybe even $7 for this, but $15 is just over the top for one little window that can't even remember its contents between launches and makes me keep marking the same messages read everytime I start it up. And to me, there's no point in even using Twitter if I have to keep going to a webpage to check it every time. Net result: I simply stopped using Twitter. I think it could have really taken off if this great client remained free and was cross platform, but I find the ads irritating, was annoyed that I had to keep marking the same messages read everytime, and found it surprisingly slow to start up for such a simple little app, adding that much more of a delay between when I log in to my computer, and when I can start actually doing anything (several other programs also launch at login, and Twitterific's surprisingly slow startup time added a not-insignificant extra delay to the process). At some point this client stopped being about bringing something new and cool to everyone, and the focus was shifted to making money rather than providing a quality product. That's when it started to go downhill. Granted, the actual Twitter service itself has not become commercial, but like I said, to me it's useless if I have to keep checking a webpage; it really needs a decent client, and sadly, Twitterific stopped being decent right around the same time it started costing way too much money. Quite frankly it's not that much of a disappointment anyway; over the year or so that I used Twitter, it slowly morphed from timely quotes and tidbits and links to cool things, to a boring play-by-play of the most mundane aspects of people's lives (e.g. "Just got out of bed. Time for coffee." or "Dropping the kids off at school." ... good lord, who cares?!). I think we lost the point of this somewhere. But this is just one person's experience.
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sjk
07 June 2007
Version: 2.1
Error with 2.1: 2007-06-07 09:48:55 -1000: There was an error retrieving the XML data from Twitter. The error message is "can't find host". Deleting preferences didn't help. 2.0 works fine.
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Cleversimon
03 April 2007
Version: 2.0b4
A small feature request: For those who use other means of keeping an eye on their friends' Twitters, an option to show only the text field?
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hced
28 January 2007
Version: 1.1
Looks great! And works great as well. Save for one little quirk. It seems it required you to be logged out from the Twitter.com website before posting a message with Twitterific. Would be nice if it worked independently of whether you're logged in or not on Twitter.com. Anyway, it's a great little gadget!
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MacUpdateSucks
16 January 2007
Version: 1.0
This is great. Now i just have to cross my fingers, and hope that more people start using the service. Will there be a Windows version? I'm stuck using a pc most of the day.
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