Twhirl Alternatives

    Twhirl is described as 'social software desktop client, based on the Adobe AIR platform. Can connects to multiple Twitter, laconi.ca, Friendfeed and Seesmic accounts. Shorten long URLs (using bit.ly, snurl, twurl or is.gd)' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Twhirl for a variety of platforms, including Mac, iPhone, Windows, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is TweetDeck, which is free. Other great apps like Twhirl are Digsby (Free, Open Source), Echofon for Twitter (Freemium), Choqok (Free, Open Source) and YoruFukurou (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • PortableApps.com
      TweetDeck aims to evolve the existing functionality of Twitter by taking an abundance of information i.e twitter feeds, and breaking it down into more manageable bite sized pieces.
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    1. Digsby is a multiprotocol IM client that lets you chat with all your friends on AIM, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Google Talk, and Jabber with one simple to manage buddy list.

      Discontinued

      The application is not developed actively anymore. The source code has been made open for the community to take over but that didn't make any impact: https://github.com/ifwe/digsby | https://web.archive.org/web/20121205002331/http://blog.digsby.com/archives/1969/

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    2. Echofon is the easy-to-use, super fast Twitter app that smartly syncs across all your devices.
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    3. Choqok - KDE Micro-Blogging Client The name comes from an ancient Persian word, means Sparrow! Currently supports Twitter.com and Identi.ca services. It currently features: * Supporting Twitter.com micro-blogging service.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      YoruFukurou (NightOwl) is a Twitter client for Mac OS X, designed for Twitter addicts. It provides powerful functionality through simple user interface.
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    4. Gwibber is an open source microblogging client for GNOME developed with Python and GTK. It brings the most popular social networking web services to your desktop and gives you the ability to control how you communicate.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last verson, 3.6.0, released in October 2012, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.'s not in Ubuntu 14.04

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    5. Socialite is a revolutionary social application that keeps all your social networks in one convenient place! Socialite makes it easy to stay in touch with the social networks and services that matter to you.

      Discontinued

      Socialite has been discontinued on September 10th, 2013. Latest version is still available for download from the official website.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      UberSocial will keep you up-to-date while you're on-the-go, offering lightning-fast functionality, curated content, customization options, and a richer, more user-friendly Twitter experience.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      Accessing Twitter has never been easier on your Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone. TweetCaster supports multiple accounts, URL shortening, picture sharing, @replies, re-tweets and much more, all from your Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone!
    6. Re-imagined from the ground up to be the Mac's most friendly, powerful and modern Twitter client. Twitterrific makes Twitter fun. ? Twitter Your Way
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