Twitter, the micro-messaging service today has become the most popular place to view, share and post one’s thoughts. The battle among various Twitter clients is ever-growing, getting fierce and therefore no surprises why many more are coming up to win you over or bring more flexibility and power to you. The Top 3 Twitter Apps for Windows 7 are being listed and discussed here.
Twitter Clients for Windows 7
TweetDeck: By far, the best Twitter client! It includes a built-in spam-monitor to fight Twitter spam. Apart from this, it has the ability to monitor and manage multiple Twitter accounts from one interface. The social media dashboard application for managing Twitter is compatible with several operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
- Geolocation feature
- Auto-updating Twitter lists
- A single ‘+’ button to open up a new dialog, allowing you to add lists and Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn columns to your view
- Customize background colors and more. Hide columns like Direct Messages, etc if you don’t want them displayed, shorten URLs, schedule tweets and many more features.
Seesmic: Seesmic is available in two versions, both working just fine with any browser.
- Desktop application
- Web application
The desktop application is compatible with Windows and Mac OS and supports over 90+, 3rd party integrations. The web version of the application supports not only multiple Twitter account but Facebook, Linkedin, and Salesforce Chatter accounts too. Seesmic devotes the option to insert videos and pictures and share them directly.
- Multiple Accounts
- Photos and Video
- Support for Social Networks
- Shorten URLs
MetroTwit: MetroTwit is a Twitter client that presents a brilliant implementation of the Metro UI for Windows. The application takes advantage of the latest Microsoft .NET 4.0 and Windows Presentation Foundation 4 frameworks.
The clean Twitter desktop client is integrated with Windows 7 taskbar, offers a good range of settings and customizable notifications. MetroTwit for Windows 8 has also been released.
The application also includes some cool functions such as auto-complete and spell check which can be enabled or disabled via MetroTwit settings. You can even use Proxlet, a Chrome extension to mute any user (temporarily or permanently, block any Twitter app, or filter out any hashtag.
Metro Twit features:
- Auto-complete for usernames and hashtags
- Windows 7 taskbar integration
- Themes and accents
- Quick-glance notifications
- Resizable and reorder able columns
- Flawless high DPI support
These are some of the best Twitter Clients for Windows 7. Apart from these, there are also others. Blu has a great interface and animations. If you like a minimalistic tool see Destroy Twitter.
If you would like to recommend others or share your experiences with any of them, please do so in the comments section below.