Twitter is killing off its Mac client – here’s the best alternative

Twitter has announced that it’s killing off its official Mac client, following a long spell of inactivity on the maintenance front.

Social behemoth Twitter pulled its Mac application from the App Store on February 16, noting in a tweet that it will end support for the client in 30 days (March 18).

It’s not difficult to see why the firm is axing Twitter for Mac – it’s long neglected the application, failing to keep it updated with platform’s latest and greatest features.

It took more than seven months to bring Moments – which launched back in October of 2015 – to Twitter for Mac, according to the folks over at The Verge.

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A member of the Trusted Reviews editorial team fired up the client on February 17 and was shocked to find that it’s still restricted to posting 140-character tweets.

Most diehard Twitter for Mac users jumped ship a long time ago in favour of a more well-rounded alternative – the most notable of which is Tweetbot.

The award-winning aftermarket application is equipped with a slew of neat features, including support for multiple accounts and powerful muting tools.

RIP, Twitter for Mac.

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