12 of the Best Free Desktop Apps for Twitter

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Topics: Social Networking, Twitter

Social network sites are becoming more and more attractive to online surfers, especially twitter. This site is a major competitor for Facebook in the number of visitors it receives each day.Here I have listed information on 12 of the bestdownloadable applications on the net relating to Twitter. Of course, all of these are free and i hope you enjoy using them as much as i have..

1. Seesmic Look

Seesmic Look is a free Twitter client that allows you to explore Twitter without having to log into your Twitter account. Seesmic Look has a user friendly and innovative interface that let you connect with millions of users worldwide in Twitter. Seesmic Look features a fully functional Twitter integration which includes all features that are available on Twitter.

2. Trillian Astra

Trillian Astra is a free instant messaging application that enables you to connect to multiple IM and social networks. Trillian Astra organize your online life through windows management, chat networks, chat features, astra features, usage management. Trillian Astra has over 400 features.

3. Power Twitter

This application will add features to your twitter web interface. The goal of power Twitter is simple : Make Twitter better.. More things to do and more fun doing it. Play videos and music.. See and share photos. Search and track ..

4. Destroy Twitter

Written in Adobe’s AIR, Destroy Twitter is a multi-platform client which promises ultra-low memory usage, support for additional services including Foursquare and Gowalla and handy filters to get rid of unnecessary tweets. The default interface is a bit hard on our ageing eyes but themes enable you to completely customise Destroy Twitter’s appearance.

5. Twitter Gadget by Google

If you love to do updates without having to open the browser, you can do on your desktop by running this application. This application helps you to update quickly. This application requires Google Desktop 1.0 or above to be used.

6. TweetDeck

TweetDeck Rocks!!!!  TweetDeck is your personal real-time browser, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Google Buzz and more. This application provides accurate and up-to-date information in real time, A total must have..

7. Yoono

Desktop is an All-In-One messenger that lets you connect to all your social networking websites, and also chat with your friends from one place. With Yoono, you can track your updates from Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, FriendFeed, LinkedIn. Yoono also lets you chat with your friends from Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, AIM, and MSN.

8. Novasoft Tweetie

Tweetie is very useful for unfollowing Twitter users that you are following, but they do not  follow you in return.  is a simple desktop application and also helps to follow people who might be interested in yourself.

9. Twhirl

This application is a desktop Twitter client. This is based on Adobe AIR platform, so you must install Adobe AIR first. With this application, you can connect simultaneously to many accounts Twitter, FriendFeed, Seesmic Video, and laconi.ca. Twhirl also offers various configuration options to adapt to your personal needs.

10. HootBar

HootBar is an add-on Applications that can be used in Firefox. HootBar is an Twitter icon that appears to the right of the browser address bar. If you click on the icon, you can update your “tweet” or your comment. Move your mouse cursor to find out how many characters are left to fill in your comment.

11. Twitterlicious

Twitterlicious is a Windows application that makes using Twitter more fun. You can read and write “tweets” with  ease. It can show detailed information, and only needs a little space. Automatically it will hide itself in the System Tray if not required, and automatic pop-ups if there are updates “tweets” from your followers.

12. Twitterer

Twitterer is a real-time search engine. In the box, you simply write your search term, and then click OK on the button provided, Twitterer will automatically update with tweets relating to your search..


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  1. AWESOME!! A very good article detailing some of the best free apps available today….

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