Top 10 Twitter Clients for WindowsBy Partho, Gaea News Network
Monday, May 18, 2009
Now that we are done with the top 10 Twitter client for Mac OS X, we focused on the clients for Windows. There are some out of the ordinary Twitter clients for Windows. Choosing the client that enrich your Twitter experience depends on your needs and conversely, on the features that the Twiitter client offers. Now that Twitter has become a part of our digital lifestyle. We need it by our side even while working on other projects. Whatever client you choose, the basic idea is to manage your tweets right on your desktop. We picked the top Twitter clients for Windows users. Have a look at the list of top 10 Twitter clients for Windows.
That’s the most popular Twitter client for Windows(2000/XP/Vista). No doubt, Twhirl includes features that most Twitter clients would envy. With automatic tweets with @usernames, search through Twitter Search and TweetScan, options for recording a video on Seesmic and more, Twhirl ensures rich Twitter experience. It also offers cross posting the updates to Jaiku, Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIn and several other sites.
This is an Adobe AIR powered Twitter client compatible for Windows. Snitter offers auto updates tweet list, recent list of tweets, 20 most recent items in your timeline, 20 most recent replies, 20 most recent direct messages and more. Further, it has options for viewing and filtering the followers.
It’s a free Twitter client for Windows with some cool features. It’s one of the top rivals to Twhirl, already reviewed in our blog - TweetDeck Vs Twhirl Review. Tweetdeck edges over other Twitter clients with its Facebook integration. It manages the the Twitter account and Twitter followers more efficiently. Tweetdeck allows multiple columns and support for Twitpic and StockTwits, URL shortening, translation to more than 20 languages and more. There are separate column for direct messages, replies, and Facebook status updates.
This is most simplistic Twitter desktop application for Windows XP or Vista. TweetyBot includes some exquisite features that are even lacking in Twhirl. It features a number of tabs with options for tweet, replies, directs and more. In addition, this Twitter client allows you to manage the Tweets. One of its best features is the Alert list tab. It provides pop-up alerts when your favorite twitterers update their status.
This is a feature-rich Twitter client for Windows. This exclusive twitter client provides you with Twitter notifications, URL shortening and viewing friends timeline or public timeline. Browse to Twitter user page or personal websites.
Spaz is an free open source Twitter client with attractive design and high customizability. Some of its key features include directory listing of users, built in global search, short URL creation tool, markdown syntax support and user-defined CSS overrides. Spaz also offers multiple themes and supports the user defined themes. Additionally, Spaz comes with debugging and development tools.
This is a free open source Twitter client for Windows Vista and XP. It is powered by Windows Presentation Foundation(WPF). This Twitter client
allows you to view status updates, replies, specific user’s timeline, twitter status, response to direct messages and more. It provides the links to open the users default browser. The new messages are highlighted with yellow fade technique. The beta version is also available.
It’s a free open source multi-platform Twitter client written in Python/tkInter. It offers a compact and intuitive user interface. The timeline switch includes User, Friends, Public, Replies, Direct messages, and Composite. Pwytter UI can be translated into 14 languages and all the languages are supported by unicode.
It’s a simple crossplatform Twitter client with a clean and fully customizable interface. It supports docking on systray. It can be easily integrated with GNOME desktop. Additionally, it offers a console client.
It’s one of the best desktop Twitter clients, given you have enough to afford it. Chirp is a real eye candy with top functionalities that includes direct messages, support for updates, replies, retweets, profile viewing, favorites and still more. To run Chirp on your Windows you’d need .net installed.
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