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six Twitter clients to replace your native desktop version

26 mayo, 2021

A few hours ago, TweetDeck gave the surprise by announcing the disappearance of its mobile applications and also the one that worked on AIR for the desktop, leaving its current browser version as the only client. What happens for those who are not convinced by the latter? Precisely here we bring you six alternatives for your computer.

It has not been easy find native clients for desktop, since with the new and restrictive policy of use of the API that the social network is promoting (to sum it up a lot: third-party clients that have many users will have to go through the checkout yes or yes), there have been many programs that have decided to close directly or keep only their mobile versions (EchoFon, for example, has been one of the most recent).

MetroTwit

MetroTwit

Nice, with a traditional version and with a Metro interface for Windows 8 users. MetroTwit It stands out for its aesthetic simplicity and for the fluidity in its operation. The free version does not support multi-account, but there is a paid version that does include these features. One of its most curious features is the ability to create temporary floating columns.

  • SW: Windows
  • Price: Free and paid version
  • Link: “Official website”: http: //www.metrotwit.com

DestroyTwitter

Destroy Twitter

On DestroyTwitter They boast of how light and simple their client is, and they are right. Functionalities? Those necessary for our regular use of Twitter, plus some extras (such as silencing applications or users). Another of its advantages is that it works on AIR, like the old TweetDeck desktop client that now closes, so it works on Windows, Mac and Linux.

  • SW: Multiplatform (AIR)
  • Price: Free
  • Link: “Official website”: http: //destroytwitter.com/

Janetter

Janetter

Of Japanese origin, the first thing that catches the attention of Janetter is the high degree of customization in the design of this application. Not only with multiple themes, but also with the ability to add your own backgrounds. Tweets can be displayed in multiple columns and multi-account support is also included. Among other functionalities, it already comes with translation, keyboard shortcuts, nested conversations, URL shortened and other tools of the style. He is a very complete client.

  • SW: Windows, Mac
  • Price: Free
  • Link: “Official website”: http: //janetter.net/desktop.html

Twitterrific

Twitterrific

Twitterrific is another of the most popular clients, and in this case the desktop version is only available for Mac. If the iOS version is also used, it allows you to synchronize accounts between devices. Very attractive with the colored tweets and the possibility of using multiple windows. Includes multi-account support.

  • SW: Mac
  • Price: 4.49 euros
  • Link: “Official website”: http: //twitterrific.com/mac

Tweetbot

Tweetbot

Tweetbot has been the protagonist of “some controversy”: https: //www.genbeta.com/actualidad/tweetbot-y-el-precio-de-una-aplicacion-no-valoramos-el-software, but the truth is that it is a great app to consider. Not only for its careful design, but for the flexibility when creating and merging new columns. It includes draft management and can even sync with iCloud. And perhaps one of the most useful features is the ability to mute users, hashtags, customers, and even keywords.

  • SW: Mac
  • Price: 17.99 euros
  • Link: “Official website”: http: //tapbots.com/software/tweetbot/mac/

Bonus: HootSuite

For the end we leave HootSuite, one of my favorite. In this case, it is not native but works via the web, hence we only include it as a “bonus”. Like the TweetDeck version, it allows column customization and other advanced features, such as tweet scheduling.

  • SW: Multiplatform (browser)
  • Price: Free and paid version
  • Link: “Official website”: http: //www.hootsuite.com

In Genbeta | “TweetDeck loses its versions of iOS, Android and AIR, and Facebook support”: https: //www.genbeta.com/movil/tweetdeck-pierde-sus-versiones-de-ios-android-y-air-y -the-facebook-support