|Initial release||January 15, 2007|
5.0.1 (Mac OS X)
5.16.3 (iOS) / December 2, 2013 (Mac OS X)
February 10, 2017 (iOS)
|Operating system||Mac OS X, iOS|
|Platform||Macintosh (PowerPC & x86), iPhone, iPad, & iPod Touch (ARM)|
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.
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.
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.
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.
On October 10, 2017, the Mac application received a 5.0 update and was added to the Mac App Store.
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