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Tweetbot for Twitter

By Tapbots

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Tweetbot is an award-winning, native Twitter client for the Mac. This full-featured client has fantastic support for multiple accounts and lists. It also has powerful mute filters, multiple column views, and much more.


Designed for OS X.
Tweetbot feels right at home in Yosemite with its beautiful interface, animations, support for Retina Displays and Notification Center.

Multiple Columns & Windows.
Open saved searches, lists, mentions, direct message conversations and more into columns or windows and never miss a tweet.

Mute Filters.
Hide tweets that you don’t want to see for a short period or forever. Mute people, hashtags, or tweets via keywords (includes regex).

Multiple Device Sync.
If you use Tweetbot on iOS, your timeline, unread status, and mute filters will automatically stay in sync so you can always continue where you left off across devices.

Support for 3rd Party Services.
Tweetbot supports bitly, CloudApp, Droplr,, Instapaper, Mobypicture, Pinboard, Pocket, Readability, and yfrog

What's New in Version 2.4

This release introduces Topics. A Topic is a way to let you quickly Tweet a group of related Tweets without having to manually reply to yourself and/or manually add the same hashtags over and over again. They are really great for rapid fire live Tweeting events.

You can access Topics by clicking the gear menu in the New Tweet screen. They are also stored in and require iCloud, so you can start a topic on your iPhone and easily continue it on your iPad and Mac.

- Collections Support
- Improved Quote Preview in Compose Window
- Removed play/pause button from video playback. Clicking on the video will toggle play/pause.
- Fixed an issue where incoming DM's would play a sound even when notification center was set to 'Do not Disturb'.
- If you mute someone you don't follow, it now automatically mutes searches, mentions and lists.
- Fixed an issue with using the left-arrow key when in the timeline search field.
- Fixed an issue with tab jumping too many columns.
- Fixed an issue where you could drag additional images or video into a tweet that already had the max number of attachments.
- Fixed an issue where videos would fail to upload.
- Fixed an issue where .mov files could not be added as video.
- Fixed an issue where the progress spinner wouldn't disappear after loading.
- Fixed an issue where text could be cut off at the bottom after adding an image in the compose window.


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Customer Reviews

Neglected bug

On the 18th of November, 2015, I notified one of the developers of a rather annoying bug (after I got no response from neither the Tweetbot nor the Tapbots Twitter account). The bug in question is the lack of a notification badge on the dock icon despite it being enabled in the app and in System Preferences. He responded fairly quickly and confirmed my suspicions that I wasn’t the only one experiencing the issue and assured me that it would be fixed in a future version. Fast forward 6 months and the bug is still unresolved. One of the main reasons I choose to use an app to browse Twitter is for immediate and unobtrusive notifications upon new tweets. What good is the app if that feature doesn’t even work properly?

To clarify what I mean when I say “properly”, the developer offered a way around the bug: hide the app instead of closing it and the dock badge will continue to work.

Buggy, publically tweets DMs, developer ignores inquiries and bug reports

When you open the DM screen and hit Cmd+N, you’re not actually creating a DM, you’re creating a public tweet. I have tweeted out personal information. And the developers response? Silence. Not even an apology.

The app has a number of small bugs that make it slightly annoying to use. Things you won’t notice until you’ve been using it for a while, but which start bugging you regularly. A good, worthwhile developer would fix those issues. Tweetbot? Nope. They couldn’t care less.

Despite having TweetMarker setup on every device, the Mac version is unable to reliably sync my position. I’ll read some tweets, quit the app, and when I come back on any device, I’m taken back many tweets behind where I left off. Sometimes, I’ll open the detail view of a tweet, and when I back out, I’m again taken back 20 tweets.

When copying a tweet, the author isn’t attributed, so when I IM a tweet to a friend, they think it’s something I wrote. Plagarism.

I’ve tweeted at the app and developer’s twitter account about these issues repeatedly over the last several months, and they refuse to acknowledge me. Support inquiries go ignored. Funny that the developers of a twitter app can’t seem to figure out how to use twitter. Maybe if they actually used Twitter, their app would be better.

Latest release is buggy

I really like this app, but the both the OS X and iOS versions seemed to have introduced some annoying bugs that seem slow to be fixed.
- The erratic scrolling in the iOS version is really bothersome, and it comes and goes so it’s difficut to capture.
- Both versions seem to have a lot of difficulty playing video recently. The OS X version especially seems to beachball on each video play attempt.

Tweetbot for Twitter
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  • $9.99
  • Category: Social Networking
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.4
  • Size: 11.6 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor

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