Twitter is a great micro blogging platform and if enjoy being connected to your friends and family with Twitter, here is the list for some of the best Twitter apps for Mac OS X. Best Twitter Apps for Android users has been covered in earlier post. We will be going through both free and paid Twitter apps for Mac OS X.
Best Twitter Apps for Mac OS X
1. TweetDeck – TweetDeck is one of the best Twitter app having simple interface which i have enjoyed using. The app has multiple-columns which allows you to save search queries, schedule your tweets, update your Facebook status, go through mentions and more which can be arranged as per your choice. The app has been acquired by Twitter can be downloaded for free for your Mac and requires Mac OS X 10.6.
2. Twitterrific: Twitterific for iPhone has been there for some time which is the first Twitter client for iPhone. Twitterrific for Mac comes with simple, easy to use interface where you can read and compose tweets, view multiple accounts, mentions, messages and favorites. The app comes with a better keyboard control, customizable toolbar, URL shortening, picture and video uploading and more.
Users can change there theme, change the color of tweets and also also the ability to translate tweet in native language, which is an interesting feature. Twitterrific for Mac can be downloaded from Mac App Store for $4.99 and requires OS X 10.6.6 or above.
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3. Hibari: Hibari is a minimalist Twitter client which filters your Twitter timeline considering various factors such as automated checkin tweets of Foursquare and others, hashtag memes etc. The app has the feature to mute Twitter users who tweet a lot, supports multiple accounts, blocks certain keywords from your timeline.
Hibari also has support for Instapaper, inline threaded conversations, automatic shortens links and images from Twitpic, Instagram are shown as thumbnail in your timeline. Download Hibari for Mac OS X at a price of $9.99 and it requires OS X 10.6 or above.
4. Ambientweet: Ambientweet for Mac OS X is different from the other Twitter apps as it just rests in the background of your Mac and displays tweets. The app displays tweets one at a time, see tweets from your own timeline, your mentions, reply to your tweets. The app is best for users who don’t have to manage multiple accounts, lists, followers etc.
You can go ahead and try the app for just $0.99.
5. YoruFukurou: YoruFukurou or NightOwl is a free easy and powerful Twitter app for your OS X. The app lets you to manage multiple Twitter accounts and you can view your tweets in normal view and mini view. It has some amazing features such as ability to block unwanted tweets, real-time streaming of tweets, image preview, URL shortening, translation of tweets, changing of font size, upload and customizing images along with other features.
6. Tweetbot: Tweetbot for Mac OS X is perhaps of the expensive and full-featured Twitter app. Some of the major features of Tweetbot for Mac is that it lets you to switch between multiple timelines, it can display timelines from multiple accounts side by side and lets you to mute followers without blocking them.
The app comes with beautiful Retina graphics and supports iCloud to sync your Twitter timeline across other iOS devices. The app is available for a download for $19.99.
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