Twitterrific

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Twitterrific
Twitterrific icon
Developer(s) The Iconfactory
Initial release January 15, 2007
Stable release 4.5 (Mac OS X)
5.0.2 (iOS) / February 12, 2013; 21 months ago (2013-02-12) (Mac OS X)
January 21, 2013; 22 months ago (2013-01-21) (iOS)
Operating system Mac OS X, iOS
Platform Macintosh (PowerPC & x86), iPhone, iPad, & iPod Touch (ARM)
Type Twitter client
License Shareware
Website twitterrific.com

Twitterrific is a Mac OS X and iOS client for the social networking site Twitter. The client, created by The Iconfactory, lets users view in real time "tweets" or micro-blog posts on the Twitter website as well as publish their own. Twitterrific is closed source software.

Added value[edit]

The program's main window uses a translucent black theme similar to certain palettes used in Aperture, iPhoto and other Apple Inc. software. Users may choose to view the full public timeline or just the friends feed. Users can also click on links to view the poster's profile or mark a tweet as a favorite.

Twitterrific also provides functionality to upload images from an iPhone to a Twitpic account for posting on Twitter.[1]

History[edit]

As of version 2.1, Twitterrific supports Growl notifications, enhanced AppleScript capabilities and can be used with other sites or services that use the Twitter API.

Version 3 changed Twitterrific into advertising supported shareware; every hour an ad is refreshed to the top of the list. Users who buy the program receive no ads. Other changes in version 3 mostly added compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5 and incorporated newer Twitter features like direct messaging.

The iOS version of Twitterrific won the 2008 Apple Design Award for Best iPhone Social Networking Application.[2][3]

On April 1, 2010, The Iconfactory released Twitterrific for iPad (Version 1.0), ready for the iPad's US launch on April 3. On June 24, a version of Twitterrific was launched (version 3.0) that was universally compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch and the iPad.

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