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Echofon Reviews

1.8.7
25 July 2015

Syncs unread Tweets with your iPhone.

Pablito
15 April 2010

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what? 20 bucks? no way.
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Version 1.0.1

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Mhoutman
08 January 2014
Great (not) as a former user of ads free Echofon bought in their web store I can buy the ads free version again in MAS. Really ?
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Version 1.8.2
ibluewind
15 June 2013
Echofon 1.8 does not support OS X 10.6.8 anymore :(
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Version 1.8.0
Corradokid
15 June 2013
The latest version, 1.8.0 works with the new Twitter API but something is causing the drawer to slide out with each new timeline tweet - even when the Echofon window is closed I see the drawer slide and disappear. Bug from using the previous version? Also, can the behavior of clicking a tweet be changed? I don't want the drawer sliding out for that either!
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Version 1.8.0
SickTeddyBear
14 June 2013
Free, ad-supported version: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/echofon-lite-for-twitter/id403858460?mt=12
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Version 1.8.0
wickedsp1d3r
20 October 2012
It was the best... I'll miss this app, seriously.
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Version 1.6.2
Bigboysdad
22 September 2012
To think that Echofon’s version of sync between Mac an iPhone can compete against Tweet Marker is just silly. I’m not slamming Echofon, I actually want to use it. If it had 100% Tweet Marker support then I, and I suspect a lot of others, would like to come back to Echofon. Surely it wouldn’t be too difficult to enable that? But with the developers already having churned some turnover by selling this at top dollar at a time when there there wern’t so many Twitter clients around, with there now being so many alternatives around for cheaper and with these Twitter API restrictions around the corner, can the developers be bothered anyomore? As I said, I’d like to come back.
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Version 1.6
Satcomer
28 July 2012
Been using this for a while because I loved the iPhone version. Loving the SSL feature but now with 10.8 I would love to have support for the Notification Center added, Please!
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Version 1.6
Monkeyjunkey
13 March 2012
What good is a sync server if we have TweetMarker?
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Version 1.5.8
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Okuyukashī
Okuyukashī
13 June 2013
just another fancy term for TweetMarker from another developer.
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Bigboysdad
31 December 2011
Expensive. But it is currently the best. Personally, I use the free version as I don't find the ads to be that disrupting, well not for the sake of $20 anyway.
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Version 1.5.7
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Bigboysdad
Bigboysdad
27 May 2012
Update - it’s not the best anymore. This isn’t so much because of the devs, as because of the high standard of competition out there. Having said that, I think its possible that the devs can improve or re-write the software and if that happens sufficiently, I’ll be happy to come back. It’s so important to be upfront and fresh with this kind of software (Tweet Marker anyone?) and I recommend that the devs, if they haven’t done so already, seriously look at Osfora and Tweetlogix as a start.
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Whateverrrr
29 December 2011
Seems like a good program but I wish there was a way of changing the background where the Timeline & everything else shows, as the default white background is too glaring for my eyes. If it had the same options like Twitterrific where you could change from a "Light" or "Dark" background, it would be better IMHO.
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Version 1.5.5
brightlights
14 December 2011
Almost downloaded this product, but noticed the high price. WOW. I'll stick to something else.
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Version 1.5.5
wickedsp1d3r
31 October 2011
I think Echofon is the best Twitter client I have used. I have tried many different clients, but I always come back to this app. It's simple, lightweight and it doesn't have useless features.
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Version 1.5.2
Hal2007
17 August 2011
New in version 1.5: - Refined layout of the main window - Use t.co URL shortener - Fixed a bug in parsing hash tags that contain some Japanese symbols
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Version 1.4.11
Don-Trammell
12 May 2011
20 dollars. No way on this planet. Developer, please, please get a clue and stop being greedy.
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Version 1.4.5
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Xplicit
Xplicit
14 May 2011
It's not so much about being greedy as it is about miscalculating the price of software. 20 bucks for a twitter client is just quite a miscalculation.
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Don-Trammell
Don-Trammell
15 May 2011
I guess you have a point. While Echofon might be cutting edge, there is no way it is THAT much better than some of the free clients to justify 20 dollars. The dev can keep his product as far as I am concerned.
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Dolphinboy2u
Dolphinboy2u
19 July 2011
Don Trammell: You DO know that the developer offers free functionality in this app ($20 to remove ads), plus has a free version, Echofon Lite, on the Mac App Store, right? All available for people like you. Accusing Naan Studio of being clueless and greedy (while we have Microsoft, Adobe, Intuit and others) is unfair and uncalled for. Indie developers need to pay the bills just like you do, and a business model that offers only free products is not sustainable. I have no connection to the developer, just getting tired of this "only if it's free" attitude people have.
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ChristopherPrice
ChristopherPrice
09 December 2011
FWIW the price is now $10.
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SawtoothRising
21 November 2010
some may baulk at the price but this really is the best twitter client I've come across and yes like few others here I've tried out lots of different apps. It has near complete keyboard shortcuts, enough to get by 90% of the time without ever moving your cursor but sadly lacking in the search tab. there are a lot of unusual features for a Mac twitter client it supports tweet conversation views, in app displaying of full twitter profiles, tweets, followers, following, lists and listing and starred favourites. that's in all profiles, in your own profile it also has a tab for retweets giving you further tabs for retweets made by your followers, made by you AND your own tweets retweeted by others (sadly it doesn't tell you who did it). more unique features include ssl for all requests (secure) and real time streaming so no more refreshing or waiting around for tweets to arrive. It also tells you in the timeline when you have new followers and when your tweets have been fav'd I can't really comment on list support as it's not something I personally use but it does support bit.ly url shortening and it's accounts, plixi and twitpic for image uploading but a wide range of services for image and video are also supported for popup viewing. There are enough options (growl, dock, menubar and kb shortcut to show etc) to suit most if not all users workflows without being in the way. The big feature/gripe is the unread tweet sync, it only works with the iPhone counterpart (which doesn't do it for me) but is probably the reason for the price. I would love to see a tiered pricing scheme, one price to remove the ads and another amount that enables the sync, opening up the app to all potential customers, matching the competition but with the current price of $20 I have to pay for a feature that I'll never use, just to remove ads. took a bit of searching but nothing comes close to this, I'm thankful that I could use it all I like before paying such an amount.
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Version 1.3
Pablito
15 April 2010
what? 20 bucks? no way.
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Version 1.0.1
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Mcyukon
Mcyukon
15 April 2010
There is a free ad supported version available for download here, http://www.echofon.com/twitter/mac/ It just places a small twitter post into your timeline every so often.
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Version 1.0.1
ultratiem
ultratiem
20 January 2011
Wholeheartedly agree! Have a sense of proportion. There are an abundance of free Twitter clients (ad-free) and then twitter.com (which is the only place I've that allows the modification of certain profile attributes). I'd say this client may, may be deserving of its price if it didn't rely on twitter.com at all, but it doesn't. You still need to consult the website for certain bio related features... I'd have to say the developers are expressly greedy and this client serves to take advantage of the stupid, ignorant, or filthy rich... or all of the above. Just ridiculous that people would pay this much for something so average. The client bleeds your information to Naan Studios and other 3rd party marketing agencies, there are a lot of graphical glitches (look at the screen shot, you can see the line on the scrollbar bezel (the client is riddled with those)... All in all, I honestly don't see how they can sit there with a straight face and charge so much...
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Cottser
Cottser
24 May 2011
@Wwwillz - that line on the scrollbar is to denote a mention in the timeline, and is one of the many clever features tucked away in this app. Just sayin'.
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Mcyukon
14 April 2010
Nice twitter client that fits right in with Mac OSX. I looked at over 20 twitter clients and none suited me to well, but Echofon was different. The second I opened it I knew that it was going to stay for a long time.The fact that it supports bit.ly URL shortening and can open images/movies directly without the need to open a webbrowser is a nice feature for me. PS: The macupdate screenshot is from a old version, the new interface looks a bit different.
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Version 1.0.1
Yoshinatsu
14 April 2010
I have to say that the latest version of Socialite was the winner for me.
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Version 1.0.1
Drfrank
14 April 2010
I migrated from Tweetie => TweetDeck => Echofon for Mac Native and very nice. FYI, I briefly tested Nambu, Kiwi and Socialite
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Version 1.0.1