Twitter Announces, Releases Windows 8 App In One Swoop, Finally

Posted by on March 13, 2013 at 6:54 pm
It's Twitter, but for your Windows 8.

It’s Twitter, but for your Windows 8.

It’s been almost five months since Windows 8 launched and the ecosystem is still suffering a bit. I love crappy games and half-assed Metro (sorry, Modern UI) apps as much as the next guy, but today that desperation clears up just a small amount. That’s right: Twitter has brought us a native app.

It’s elegant, clean and has a very handy snap view for your desktop or tablet. You’ll never have to worry about those clunky, crash-happy third-party clients (sorry, MetroTwit) when you can have the real deal at this very moment. To be frank, this has given me my first reason to open the Windows 8 store in weeks. A simple sign-on brings you into the system and the app is snappy, loading photos quick as well. Strangely, editing your profile still opens a browser tab, which is irritating.

Ultimately, it’s a bit spartan for what I need, but it’s probably enough for everyone else.

Source: Twitter

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