Six Twitter Applications That Let You Tweet on Your Desktop

If you’re an avid Twitter user, chances are you’re using one of these Twitter Desktop Applications that basically allow you to receive and post Tweets from your desktop. Meaning, you don’t have to visit your Twitter.com page from time to time to find out what’s new about your Twitter friends. If you haven’t used a Twitter desktop application before, well this might be the right time to do so. We’ve picked several of the Twitter Desktop Applications available for you to use. Adobe AIR Twitter Desktop Apps

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Twhirl – Runs on both Mac and Windows machines. This Twitter Desktop application allows you to see and respond to tweets using a decent size windown on your desktop. Twhirl also let you receive updates from more than one Twitter account. So if you’re one of those who couldn’t get enough of one Twitter account, this desktop app is probably a must have for your machine. Twhirl also allows you to let the app on top or on background when it is inactive and you are doing something else on your machine. Other features of Twhirl include new message notifications, URL shortening, post image to Twitpic, timeline filtering, and color schemes.
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TweetDeck – Allows you to split your Tweet main feeds into specific topics or groups in column formats. This application creates a local database of all your Tweets. It allows you to continue posting Tweets even when offline. These Tweets will be pushed to your Twitter account once your are back online.
Seesmic – TweetDeck’s closest rival to date, Seesmic Desktop integrates all the functionalities of Twitter including auto-refresh, easily and quickly share links, pictures and video with your friends, and group your social contacts into lists like family, co-workers and best friends. I just downloaded and installed this desktop app on my laptop and I would have to agree that it is certainly an awesome desktop app for Twitter.
Twitter Desktop App for Windows

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DigiTweet – An open source desktop Twitter applications for Windows. Through Windows Presentation Foundation, DigiTweet provides Twitter functionalities with rich user interface. It’s notable features include search facility for finding other twitter users as well as Twitter contents, and a friends list for viewing Twitter users you are following and who are following you.
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Twunami – A feature-rich Twitter desktop application which boasts of the following basic functionalities – configurable Tweet workspace, optional persistent reminders, on click Tweet/Retweet/SuperTweet/SuperRetweet, threaded tweets, threaded DMs, mark Tweets as read/unread, sort tweets by newest or oldest, and definitely so much features.
Twitter Desktop Apps for Mac

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Tweetie for Mac – a full-featured Twitter client which is available in free ad supported and ad-free versions. This Desktop app lets you view not only the tweets but also the entire conversation history leading to that tweet. It provides you with an independent compose windows that stay out of your way until you need them. Tweetie for Mac also has search trends to let you find out the hottest trend in Twitter. Other features include threaded DMs, user details, torn off search, bookmarklet, and preferences.
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Twitterific – Lets you both read and publish posts or “tweets” using a clean and concise user interface designed to take up a minimum of real estate on your Mac’s desktop. The app shows a scrolling list of the latest tweets from your friends, or public feeds. Its features include multiple Twitter account support, auto refreshing, inline display of replies and DMs, shows no. of unread tweets, quickly delete tweets, auto show/hide new tweets, single click access to user pages and more.