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Twitterrific for Mac

Twitterrific for Mac

Twitterrific is also available for iOS

Version History

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.5.1

December 2013

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crash when uploading images
  • Fixed a crash when switching display configuration

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.5

February 2013

Improvements

  • Changes required to keep app working when Twitter changes API in March 2013

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.10

June 2012

Improvements

  • Added support for Gatekeeper in Mountain Lion

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.9

June 2012

Improvements

  • Read It Later is now Pocket
  • HiDPI ready

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issues with timestamp accuracy
  • Fixes involving changes in Twitter’s API

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.8

March 2012

Improvements

  • Report Spammer action available on retweets and search results
  • Reply all includes every user in the original tweet
  • Improved scrolling performance in the timeline
  • Reduced memory usage
  • Larger avatar images are fetched from Twitter

Bug Fixes

  • Added missing OAuth panel background artwork
  • Fixed crashes caused by the application’s cache
  • Fixed a bug where different parts of the application would display upside down

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.7

March 2012

New Features

  • Added preference to turn off the “New since last refresh” count on the dock icon
  • Added the ability to undo a native retweet
  • Added support for animated GIFs

Improvements

  • Better handling of in-progress actions if a user exits the app
  • Further attempts at improving gap detection
  • Removed “Copy Author” from the action menu for tweets
  • Added Twitter user’s handle to the text copied from using the “Copy” action
  • Removed the “Copy Link to Author” action
  • Removed “Report Spammer” and “Block” action menu items for people you already follow
  • Added action menu to user avatars when viewing them in a list
  • Added “Open Page” to action menu in user profile view to open user at twitter.com
  • Removed the warning dialog that showed up when posting a native retweet
  • Improved fonts for easier reading and increased font size for “Large” setting

Bug Fixes

  • Right arrow key works for opening tweet URLs
  • Fixed a crash caused by right clicking on an email address in a tweet
  • Fixed a bug where the cache would cause the application to crash

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.6

January 2012

Improvements

  • Improved handling of tweet gaps in the timeline
  • Now supports all twitterrific: URL schemes (for bookmarklets)
  • No longer triggers discrete GPU on MacBook Pro with Lion (saves power)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that would cause OAuth authorization dialog to appear sporadically

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.5

January 2012

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that caused Twitterrific to crash when memory was low

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.4

December 2011

New Features

  • Support for Readability

Improvements

  • Added the ‘Load More’ button to timeline searches

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused Magic Mouse clicks not to register
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the timeline to jump to top when re-tweeting
  • Fixed a bug that caused certain links to break
  • Fixed a possible crash when resetting caches or services

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.3

November 2011

NOTE: Google is transitioning to a paid system for tweet translation via their mobile API. As a result, translation of tweets in Twitterrific is now exclusively available in the paid version of Twitterrific and no longer available in the free version. If you’ve already purchased the upgrade you won’t notice any change in translation services.

New Features

  • Advanced preference to reset tweet caches & clear all timelines

Improvements

  • Search results now show the real name of the author and not just their username
  • Adjustments to the ‘Load More’ button for better handling of gaps
  • Auto-refresh when posting a tweet so you don’t have to back-track to catch up
  • More reliable color coding of tweets especially in lists, search results, etc.
  • Copying a t.co link in a tweet resolves into the complete URL when pasted or emailed
  • Conversation information now displayed on RT’s when available
  • Images in the photo viewer popover are now cached for faster browsing
  • Tapping the broken image icon in the photo viewer will re-load the picture
  • Deleting an account now removes the tweet database associated with that account
  • RT’d tweets now display the time stamp of when they were originally posted
  • Better handling of non-image Camera+ URL’s (for blog posts & videos)
  • Added the ‘Load More’ button to the tweet list of user profiles
  • More reliable handling of video URL’s (open in browser)
  • Feedback spinner displayed when loading tweets from user profiles

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an old bug preventing stock quotes ($APPL, etc.) from linking
  • Sometimes the “(number) new tweets” status bar reported an incorrect number
  • Fixed a problem causing incorrect character counts when composing tweets with bare URL’s
  • Fixed a bug that prevented fav’ed tweets from displaying within lists
  • Fixed a bug that scrolled timeline to the bottom when deleting a tweet at the top
  • Fixed a parsing problem that prevented URL’s containing <,> from working
  • Fixed a problem where links to lists were linking to user profiles instead
  • Fixed several problems that prevented some user’s avatars from loading
  • Remembers if the app was in full screen mode between launches on Lion

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.2

October 2011

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crashing bug caused by incorrectly formatted t.co URLs
  • Improved the reliability of loading recent tweets from a user’s profile

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4.1

September 2011

Improvements

  • Increased the number of tweets fetched on refresh
  • More reliable results for “Replies to this Author” action
  • Removed the max window width restriction & improved zoom button

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that prevented full screen mode from working on Lion
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent the sidebar from opening & closing
  • Toggling the sidebar while in full screen mode on Lion now works as expected
  • Additional bug fixes & visual tweaks

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.4

September 2011

New Features

  • Twitterrific now displays unwrapped t.co links in the timeline whenever possible
  • Load More button for lists

Improvements

  • Load More button now loads missing tweets that occur in timeline gaps
  • Lists are now sorted according to type and then alphabetically
  • Retweets are now shown in lists
  • Tweet Marker support for lists to sync properly with Tweetbot
  • Tweet Marker support for saved searches
  • Character count is now calculated correctly when unwrapped URLs are pasted into a new tweet
  • Improved handling of non-image Camera+ URL’s
  • Twitterrific stays scrolled to bottom when loading more tweets than the timeline can hold
  • Tweet Marker saved when Mac is put to sleep, wakes up or goes into power saver mode
  • Improved saving of marked tweets (when app is quit, clicking links)
  • Enabling “Scroll to Marker” now also selects the marked tweet in the timeline
  • Shift-spacebar for previous tweet (opposite of spacebar)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that prevented global trends from loading properly
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when typing HTML character entity references (“&nbsp;", etc.)
  • Fixed a bug that caused selected lists to become un-selected in the sidebar
  • Fixed a bug where some user’s avatars appeared super tiny
  • Additional bug fixes

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.3

August 2011

New Features

  • Twitterrific now syncs timeline positions across all versions via Tweet Marker
    • Turn on Tweet Marker feature via Settings
    • Adjust to view synced position or auto-scroll to position on refresh
  • Support for notifications of normal tweets with Growl (via settings)

Improvements

  • Refinements to full-screen mode in Lion
    • Cmd+Ctrl+F keyboard shortcut to toggle full-screen mode
  • Refinements to scrolling in Lion
  • Improved t.co and Twitter picture handling
  • Support for displaying campl.us images inline
  • Improved handling of errors associated with incorrect time & time zones
  • Graphical refinements to popovers, timeline and buttons

Bug Fixes

  • Links to Instagram blog entries open correctly in the browser

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.2

June 2011

NOTE: Twitter has changed the way third party apps are required to authorize an account. Unfortunately, this change means you’ll need to re-authorize Twitterrific to access your accounts.

New Features

  • Changed from xAuth to OAuth logins to comply with Twitter’s new authentication policy
  • ReadItLater support
  • Support for the MLKSHK media uploading service via settings
  • Support for the Pikchur media uploading service via settings

Improvements

  • Right-click on a saved search to delete it
  • Sidebar only shows @username in a list title when it’s one you didn’t create
  • Improvements maintaining reading position when loading large number of tweets
  • Updated profile actions enabling DM’ing a follower even if you don’t follow them
  • Third party URL posting scheme for sending links to Twitterrific
  • MLKSHK and Pikchur image links display in-line
  • Compose field remembers un-sent content
  • More reliable Keychain handling

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that prevented sidebar searches, lists and trends from updating
  • Fixed a bug that prevented conversations from loading while viewing search results
  • Fixed a problem that prevented lists containing unusual characters not to display
  • Fixed a bug that caused the app to open in the background on launch
  • Fixed a bug preventing tweets in profiles from displaying if auto-refresh was set to never
  • Fixed a display bug that sometimes caused black bars to appear in the timeline
  • Updated the Plixi API to support Lockerz images in-line

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.1

May 2011

New Features

  • Username auto-completion when composing a tweet
    • Press Tab to insert the first username shown into the tweet
  • New advanced media options for custom image upload services

Improvements

  • Default font changed to Helvetica to match OS X standards
  • Improved font rendering in the timeline for clarity
  • Smoother scrolling performance when used with Apple’s Magic Mouse
  • Timeline views in pop-overs now color coded properly
  • Single tweet view eliminated for faster access to tweet actions
  • Improved loading of multiple tweets in a conversation when selected
  • User profiles now include total number of tweets from a user
  • Copy and pasted author names now include a leading @ symbol
  • Text size settings now also affect text in the compose area and sidebar
  • Large font size setting is slightly larger
  • Timestamps now update in real time

Bug Fixes

  • Global trends load properly
  • User avatar images load more consistently
  • Hash tags containing underscores display correctly
  • Links in smart quotes (like t.co) can now be opened

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.0.2

March 2011

New Features

  • Show Author Profile added to Tweet menubar (with ⌘U shortcut)

Bug Fixes

  • Retweets no longer show up as favorites

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.0.1

February 2011

New Features

  • New Advanced preferences pane with:
  • Growl support to display notifications for mentions and direct messages
  • Ability to hide the app’s dock icon
  • Ability to hide the menu bar icon
  • Option to open all links in the background

Improvements

  • New keyboard shortcuts for RT & RT w/comment (option-R & option-N)
  • Keyboard commands for page up / page down
  • “Customize Toolbar…” added to Window menu
  • Clarified wording on image error dialog
  • Improved error messages for failed user actions (like reporting a spammer)
  • Alert reminder to log in with Twitter username instead of email

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an erroneous error message when uploading to Cloud.app
  • Clicking the dock icon invokes the default timeline if none is open
  • Fixed a problem with blurry text in compose when using a scroll wheel
  • Fixed an inconsistency with button selection when retweeting
  • Fixed a bug where the activity indicator wouldn’t stop running
  • Fixed a bug when showing conversations

Twitterrific for Mac v 4.0

January 2011

New Features

  • Redesigned interface based on iOS for clarity & consistency
  • True multi-account/multi-window support (paid version)
  • View mentions, messages and favorites in their own timelines
  • View Twitter trends, searches and lists
  • Translate tweets to your native language
  • Improved color-coding of tweets
  • View conversations
  • In-app picture viewing for supported services
  • Tweet actions including email tweet, replies to author, and more
  • Collapsible sidebar for quick access to timelines, searches and trends
  • Theme control (light or dark)
  • Font size control
  • URL shortening
  • Instapaper support
  • Cloud.app support
  • Reply all (by default)
  • Picture and video uploading
  • Customizable toolbar
  • View user profiles, including large avatars and other details
  • Follow, unfollow, and block users
  • Report spammer via user profile
  • Automatic updating via Sparkle

Improvements

  • OAuth support
  • Number of API calls per hour increased due to OAuth switch
  • Compose field allows more than 140 characters while editing
  • Supports internationalized domain names in URLs
  • Twitter style RT or older RT with Comment format
  • Revised & improved keyboard control
  • Additional link types for hashtags and stock symbols
  • Turn Deck ads back on after registration
  • Improved error handling and status updates

Bug Fixes

  • None

Twitterrific for Mac v 3.2.4

August 2010

Bug Fixes

  • Removed rate limiting check for OAuth
  • Fixed OAuth problems with favoriting and deleting tweets

Twitterrific for Mac v 3.2.3

August 2010

Bug Fixes

  • Updated to use OAuth

Twitterrific for Mac v 3.2.2

February 2010

Bug Fixes

  • Removed warning about using special characters in password since it’s no longer needed
  • Updated to read new retweet data in timeline
  • Fix a problem with % and # in URLs not being opened correctly in browser
  • Tweets that arrive out of order will now be displayed correctly
  • Updated code to load Deck ads

Twitterrific for Mac v 3.2.1

October 2009

Bug Fixes

  • Added shortcut to view a tweet’s web page (⇧⌘←)
  • Fixed bug with ⌘C not working on Snow Leopard
  • Fixed a problem with tweets not being deleted
  • Fixed a problem with window not appearing in all Spaces on Snow Leopard
  • Fixed problems with URLs that use Unicode or CHOCKLOCK in the domain name

Twitterrific for Mac v 3.2

January 2009

New Features:

  • Old tweets are marked as read when you launch the application
  • Added rate limit check at startup
  • Changed HTTP authentication to make access more reliable through a proxy
  • All communications with Twitter are now encrypted using HTTPS
  • Up to 200 tweets will be read into your timeline
  • Added reply ids to posted messages for more accurate conversations
  • A menu is now available on the Dock icon when enabled via settings

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed many problems with accessibility: VoiceOver now reads correctly
  • Fixed problems with old tweets causing false notifications
  • A crash when starting up on Tiger was fixed
  • Errors on Twitter no longer cause the menubar to highlight
  • Reduced API usage when opening configuration panel
  • Changed the warning indicator so it doesn’t block out character count
  • Fixed problems with adding favorites (Cmd-1)
  • Improved link detection so more types of URLs can be clicked
  • Several updates to adjust application to Twitter infrastructure changes

Twitterrific for Mac v 3.1

February 2008

New Features:

  • The cursor is now hidden after selecting a tweet—making it easier to read
  • Growl notifications are now sorted correctly and summarized
  • Added a preference to control the scrolling of the tweets in the window
  • New keyboard shortcuts, including spacebar to select next unread tweet
  • The reply shortcut is no longer allowed on a direct message
  • New power user preference to display @screenname rather than a full name
  • Added a delay to auto-hiding window when using the scroll wheel
  • Added an action menu showing most common keyboard shortcuts

Bug Fixes:

  • Avatars load asynchronously resulting in faster & smoother performance
  • Fixed several problems which caused duplicate notifications for past tweets
  • Changing logins on Leopard will no longer hang
  • Status message updates will now work correctly with Adium 1.2
  • Plugged memory leaks that caused application to run more slowly over time
  • Buttons are no longer displayed on error messages
  • Fixed a problem with messages containing < and > being truncated
  • Fixed highlighting issues in menubar and Dock caused by ads
  • The count on the Dock icon is now cleared when you quit
  • Trailing periods in URLs will no longer become a part of the link
  • Added a check so that ⌘2 and ⌘D won’t overflow the text counter
  • Avatars that contain UTF-8 characters are now displayed correctly
  • Fixed the spelling of advertisement
  • The status indicators are no longer reset when the selected tweet changes
  • Session cookies are now cleared to display correct tweets
  • Fixed a redraw issue caused by the window losing focus
  • Added teh snappy to get rid of the Marble of Doom

Twitterrific for Mac 3.0.1

November 2007

New Features:

  • Added a power user preference to set the protocol
  • Changed refresh to minimize “bad request” errors

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a problem with links in @screen_name_with_underscores
  • Updated application icon to use 512×512 resources
  • Lowered connection timeout from 55 seconds to 25 seconds
  • Fixed a display issue with the connection status indicator
  • Notifications are no longer generated when errors occur
  • Fixed a problem with HTTP 304 errors being reported
  • Fixed a crash on Leopard when using HTTP authentication and proxies
  • Notification sounds are back to birds instead of cameras
  • Plugged memory leaks

Known Issues:

  • Changing logins (⌘L) on Leopard can hang, see What’s New for workaround

Twitterrific for Mac v 3.0

November 2007

New Features:

  • Replies and direct messages are now included in the tweet list
  • Added a scripting dictionary to control Twitterrific via AppleScript
  • Error messages are now shown inline and the explanations were improved
  • An unread count is displayed when you use Twitterrific in the Dock
  • Using ⌘C on the selected tweet will copy its URL to the clipboard
  • Right arrow opens all URLs in the tweet, and left arrow opens the user page
  • Screen names are now linked to the user’s page at Twitter
  • Power user preferences were added to filter tweets
  • Sonic Twoosh Technology™

Improvements:

  • The bird sound volume is now adjustable using System Preferences
  • Improved chat client configuration to eliminate “Where is application?” errors
  • Fixed rendering issues in Leopard
  • Added warning dialogs for new users without tweets
  • Added an alert for passwords may cause problems at Twitter

Known Issues:

  • Changing logins (⌘L) on Leopard can hang, see What’s New for workaround

Twitterrific for Mac v 2.1

June 2007

New Features:

  • Keychain is used for multiple Twitter logins
  • Added Growl support
  • Tweets can be processed with AppleScript
  • Added support for NetNewsWire
  • Tweet URLs can be dragged into other applications
  • Reorganized configuration panel to reduce clutter
  • Added window customization with transparency, shadows and font size
  • New hidden preferences for power users
  • Added frickin’ laser beams to the Easter egg

Improvements:

  • A warning was added when tweets exceed 140 characters
  • Multiple URLs in a tweet will be linked correctly
  • Added alerts to warn of problems with Twitter API
  • Preference saving is more robust

Twitterrific for Mac v 2.0

April 2007

New Features:

  • Tweets can be displayed inline
  • The text entry field can now be resized
  • Added scrollbar to the list of tweets
  • Tweets now maintain true read/unread states
  • Main window now snaps to the edge of the screen
  • Tweets can be marked as a favorite by clicking on the tweet’s heart icon
  • Twitterrific can now be configured to behave as a standard Dock app
  • Updated to a quicker Twitter API when refreshing tweets
  • Spelling misteaks are highlighted as tweets are entered
  • Added Cmd-2 to send a response to the author of the selected tweet
  • Added Cmd-D to send a direct message to the author of the selected tweet
  • Added new notification sounds and the ability to select them randomly
  • Updated progress indicator to be more readable and show connection errors
  • Twitterrific can now update iChat/Adium/Skype status using your last tweet
  • Holding Option while clicking on a tweet’s “t” icon or double-clicking a tweet loads the “with friends” page at Twitter

Improvements:

  • Text of tweet is no longer truncated
  • The text insertion point and text field selection color are more readable
  • URL connections will no longer overlap causing refresh / posting problems
  • Improved checks and importing of XML data being returned by Twitter
  • Fixed a memory allocation bug that would cause random crashes

Twitterrific for Mac v 1.1.1

February 2007

  • Fixed a bug with angle brackets (”<” and ”>”) not being displayed correctly
  • Fixed a problem with avatar images not being updated on launch
  • Holding Option while refreshing now reloads all avatars
  • Fixed a problem with window level not being set correctly at startup
  • Updated character count to use 140 as a maximum value

Twitterrific for Mac v 1.1

January 2007

New Features:

  • Added characters remaining and limited tweet length to 141 characters
  • Updated notification sound
  • Added preference for setting the window level
  • Added a hotkey to toggle the window

Improvements:

  • Fixed a bug where errors during posting were not reported correctly
  • Updated tooltips that referred to “twit” instead of “tweet”
  • Added keyboard shortcut for Help (Cmd-?)
  • Fixed a problem with posting tweets with curly brackets and semicolons
  • Window now auto-hides itself when displayed because of a new tweet
  • Increased the connection timeout when refreshing tweets
  • Note added to connection failure dialog about disabling error messages
  • Added keyboard shortcut for refreshing tweets (Cmd-R)

Twitterrific for Mac v 1.0

January 2007

  • Initial release