If you’re thinking that the Twitterrific app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch is due for an major update–you’re not alone. According to a teaser on The Icon Factory’s page for Twitterrific, a new version of the simple Twitter client will be coming out on December 6th. The developers haven’t revealed any detailed information on the upcoming Twitterrific 5, aside from a short subtitle:
“Rethought and rebuilt from the ground up, tweeting has never been simpler, easier, or more delightful.”
There’s also a notice at the bottom of the page that suggests Twitterrific 5 will be the term for the iPhone/iPad twitter client, and not the Twitterrific Mac app of the same name. There’s no word as to whether the desktop version will be getting a similar overhaul.
What sets Twitterrific apart from the other Twitter clients on iOS is Twitterrific’s color-coded “All Tweets” timeline. The interface has retweets with green backgrounds, orange replies, and slightly orange-tinted mentions. It’s not a bad interface, Twitterrific’s charm is its simplicity and lack of clutter. So what changes and new features can Twitterrific 5 include that will enhance, or at least won’t take away from its simplicity.
Keep in mind it already includes support for searches, conversation threads, follow/unfollow/block, filters for tweet type and trends, and built-in link shortening and exporting tweets by email. There are even premium features for managing multiple accounts, translating tweets, and removing advertising from the timeline.
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