name = Twitterrific
latest release version = 3.1
latest release date =
latest preview version = 3.1.1b4
latest preview date =
operating system =
Mac OS X, iPhone
platform = Macintosh (
PowerPC& x86), iPhone(ARM)
website = [http://iconfactory.com/software/twitterrific/ Iconfactory.com/…/twitterrific/]
Twitterrific is a
Mac OS X, iPhoneand iPod Touchclient for the social networkingsite The Iconfactory. It lets users view in real time "twitters" or micro-blog posts on the Twitter website as well as publish their own. The program's main window uses a translucentblack theme similar to certain palettes used in Aperture, iPhotoand other Apple Inc.software. Users may choose to view the full [http://twitter.com/public_timeline public timeline] or just the [http://twitter.com/friends friends] feed (including the user's own posts). Users can also click on links to view the poster's profile or mark a twitter as a favorite.
Version 3 changed Twitterific 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 10.5and incorporated newer Twitter features like direct messaging. Further changes in version 3 will support the Twitter rate limit API.
iPhoneversion of Twitterific won the 2008 Apple Design Awardfor Best iPhone Social Networking Application.cite web |url=http://developer.apple.com/wwdc/ada/ |title=Apple Developer Connection - Worldwide Developers Conference 2008 - Apple Design Awards |accessdate=2008-07-15 |author= |date= |work= |publisher= Apple Inc.] cite web |url=http://iconfactory.com/home/permalink/2006 |title=Iconfactory Honored with Apple Design Award |accessdate=2008-07-15 |author= |date= 2008-06-12|work= |publisher= The Icon Factory]
* [http://iconfactory.com/software/twitterrific/ Iconfactory : Software : Twitterrific]
* [http://twitter.com/ Twitter]
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