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Twitter for Mac gets a long overdue update, brings Retina Display support

Twitter has updated its client for Mac OS X computers for the first time in over a year.

The update, which is available to download from the Mac App Store now, brings support for Retina Display Macs like the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops announced last year.

“Twitter is now more vibrant on the highest resolution Mac notebooks,” according to the app’s store listing

There are also improved tweet composing tools, with a new design that allows users to easily post photos from their Mac’s directly to

Users can drag and drop photos into the application’s compose card or hit the camera button to attach snaps, just like in the mobile app.

On a somewhat less interesting level, the company has updated the iconography and added support for 14 new languages, including Dutch, French, Germain, Italian and Russian.

Twitter is under pressure to update its desktop client for Mac with the same regularity as it updates its mobile apps with.

The company already plans to shutter its British-born TweetDeck acquisition on May 7th, which will force more users onto the official desktop client.

Via SlashGear

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