Twitter Apps

Twitter Apps 2011

Despite being one of the latest social networking sites, Twitter has surprised many by growing in leaps and bounds if the 15 million plus registered users are anything to go by. The social network site is not only used by individuals but also corporate as well as small and medium sized businesses to promote their products and services. If you are one of those fervent Twitter users and are tired of having to log in and out of, then you need to review the following Twitter Apps. These are application programs that enable you to receive plus post tweets straight from your desktop. For persons who have not had an opportunity of making use of some of these Twitter Apps, then this is the opportune time to do so.

Illustrated herein are some of the most used Twitter apps for Windows based PCs.

What you need to know

Some of the Twitter apps illustrated here has been based on Adobe Air, as such, you will need to download and install the application program on your desktop or laptop before proceeding.


TweetDeck is one of the most widespread Twitter Apps amongst a majority of Twitter users based on Windows OS. The application is an excellent means through which you can effectively manage your Twitter account as well as other social network sites. It is a multiple column user interface which enables you to keep tabs with all your social accounts and also Twitter lists as well as any other tailor made searches which you may have saved in your Twitter account. With the application, you have an opportunity to view a comprehensive profile of any Twitter user. In addition, the application allows you to follow other Twitter users. If there are any posts in foreign language that are shown on your timeline, you can use the application to directly translate them. Furthermore, if you are working in more than one PC, you can configure an account at TweetDeck this saving you the hustles of having to install and setup the application in every PC.


Unlike other Windows based Twitter Apps, DigiTweet is an open source application. It has been based on Windows Presentation Foundation. The application offers Twitter functionalities with a splendid user interface. Its major features include search capability for locating other Twitter users plus posted contents. It also incorporates the ability to view those who are following you and those you are following.

Seesmic for Windows

This is a gorgeous Twitter App for Windows that incorporates a rather translucent as well as tabbed graphical user interface. Seesmic for Windows Twitter app can manage different Twitter accounts. It offers a platform for getting a joined timeline or viewing the different replies, sent posts and direct messages for each Twitter account separately. The application does not require one to install Adobe Air in order to run on Windows.


Spaz is also another free open source Twitter App that has an appealing layout as well as great customizability. Some of the features that can be found on the application are directory listing of users and short URL building tools.