Twitterrific 5 for Twitter by The Iconfactory (Universal)
Released: Dec 6, 2012
Version: 5.8
Size: 6 MB
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Twitterrific 5 for Twitter

The Iconfactory
Now with live streaming of tweets, Twitterrific is the award-winning, elegant Twitter client that’s easy to understand and a delight to use. The unified timeline lets you browse mentions and direct messages from a single view and the new theme panel enables you to tailor the way tweets are displayed. Quickly respond to tweets, change accounts or view conversation threads with minimum effort using gestures. Robust VoiceOver support means Twitterrific is accessible for users with vision impairments.

Tweeting has never been simpler or so much fun.


• Universal app for iPhone and iPad
• All-new user interface designed for the latest OS
• Live streaming of timelines over wifi
• Native push notifications
• List management support
• VoiceOver support
• Browse recent favs, RT's & new followers via Today view
• Background fetching of tweets
• Powerful gestures for quick control
• Automatic switch to Dark theme at night
• Filter your timeline by muffling hashtags, users, or URLs
• Timeline syncing using iCloud or Tweet Marker
• Optimized for smooth, fast performance
• Unified, color-coded timeline for easy reference
• Customizable theme control for fonts, colors and avatars
• Unread indicators for tweets and timelines
• Easy account switching
• Open timeline links directly in Safari or Chrome
• Many picture services: Twitter,, Droplr and more
• Share discussions via email or Storify
• Image previews displayed in timeline
• Attach and view location on tweets
• Native RT & RT with Comment
• Twitter, People & History searches
• Discussion views for threads of tweets and direct messages
• Pinnable sidebar (iPad version)
• Bookmark using Safari Reading List, Instapaper, Pocket, & Pinboard
• Simplified in-app reading mode via Instapaper or Readability
• Translates tweets into your own language
• Advanced gap detection

What's new in version 5.8
NOTE: Twitterrific now requires iOS 8


• Search for any user when composing tweets
- Tap the search icon in compose to initiate a search
- Tap & hold a user’s avatar in search results to view their profile

• Added share sheet support
- Make full use of system-wide sharing extensions in iOS 8


• Default browser setting to open links in Safari, Chrome or within Twitterrific
• Various UI improvements to the compose screen's user suggestion bar
• Deleting and editing a tweet no longer keeps deleted pic.twitter links
• Slightly extended long-tap time throughout the application
• Reduced amount of disk space used by cached data
• Added muffling support for VoiceOver users
• Updated version of Proxima Nova font


• Autocomplete no longer interferes with inserting users in compose screen
• Avatars in compose screen's user suggestion bar now load properly
• Compose view now resizes properly for smaller 3rd party keyboards
• Fixed sign-in issues when uploading images to Droplr
• Fixed a VoiceOver crash when refreshing the timeline
• Load more button is now accessible via VoiceOver
• Fixed a crash when changing fonts on iPad
• Variety of fixes for crash-on-launch issues


• Bookmarking services have been removed from in-app settings.
- Services that support iOS 8 extensions now available via share sheets
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Great!
  • ➜ Twitterrific 5 for Twitter is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • ➜ The app is free.
  • ➜ Twitterrific 5 for Twitter is currently ranked #136 in free Social Networking apps for iPad.
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