Download Twitter Client - Best Software & Apps

  • Twitter

    5.91.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    BlackBerry

    The official Twitter client for Android

    7
    176 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Tons of options, Fast, with excellent controls, Multiple account support
    • CONS: Sometimes takes time to reload timeline
  • TweetDeck

    3.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    The best desktop Twitter app

    6
    776 votes
    • PROS: Organizes information, Nice interface, Automatically updated
    • CONS: Home feed can quickly get too busy
  • InstaPic for Windows 10

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Instagram client for Windows 8

    6
    99 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Integrated search, Well designed, Editing tools, Track your friends, Support for Facebook and Twitter
    • CONS: Limited to Instagram, Unofficial version
  • Twitter for Mac

    3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Official Twitter client for Mac

    7
    38 votes
    • PROS: Very slick interface, Easy to use, Suits OS X
    • CONS: New tweet button a bit hidden, Notifications a bit limited, Basically the same as Tweetie
  • Mailbird

    Lite 2.0.10.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Access Gmail and online services

    8
    135 votes
    • PROS: Easy to find and write emails, Integration with online services and social media, App to quickly search through attachments
    • CONS: Identities only saves drafts and sent mail to the main account, Delays and slowdown when receiving hundreds of emails
  • fring

    4.5.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Pocket PC
    Windows Mobile
    Symbian

    Talk for free on your phone

    6
    58 votes
    • PROS: Clear, good looking interface, Supports all major chat services, VoIP, Twitter functionality
    • CONS: Lacks advanced IM/VoIP features, No Facebook support
  • Seesmic Desktop

    2 1.0.0.1296

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Desktop client for Twitter, Facebook and more

    7
    48 votes
    • PROS: Real time updates, Multiple account support, Nice plugins
    • CONS: Resource hungry, Not very attractive
  • Twitter for Nokia

    (Nokia Series 40) 1.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Java

    Experience Twitter for the Nokia Series 40

    6
    61 votes
    • PROS: Official client
    • CONS: Only compatible with one device
  • Twhirl

    0.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Twhirl for Twitter and more

    7
    18 votes
    • PROS: Customizable interface, Support for several accounts, Warns you of new updates
    • CONS: Getting old-fashioned, Clunky appearance inhibits use
  • Janetter

    4.0.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A Twitter client for all tastes

    9
    11 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Several skins to choose from, Employs tabs, Offers an advanced search option, Ability to silence users or topics, Supports multiple panels
    • CONS: Opens your browser to view images and videos, Doesn't offer insights or post statistics
  • Saezuri

    0.0.42

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Attractive, fully featured Twitter desktop client

    6
    25 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface design, Support for multiple Twitter accounts, Built-in tools to shorten URLs and attach photos, Customization options, Support for keyboard shortcuts
    • CONS: No support for Twitter lists
  • Blu

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The Rolls Royce of Twitter clients!

    7
    19 votes
    • PROS: Sexy, Cool Twitter functionality
    • CONS: System hungry, No live updates
  • Quitter

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The nerdiest Twitter client around!

    7
    5 votes
    • PROS: Very discreet, Low on system resources, No install required
    • CONS: Visually very basic, for obvious reasons
  • Tweetium

    3.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    You may have tried the rest, now try the best Windows 8 Twitter client

    7
    20 votes
    • PROS: Adapts to devices and input modes, Takes advantage of Windows' unique features, Perfect for power users as it allows you to monitor information easily, Instagram and all third-party media shows up automatically, Multiple account support (with Pro version)
    • CONS: Can't see more than two Twitter streams at once
  • Zbang

    0.4.260

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Desktop client for multiple online services

    7
    3 votes
    • PROS: Manage all your online accounts in one single window, Support for multiple services, including Flickr, Facebook, Twitter and Google Docs, Lets you upload files to several services
    • CONS: Interface is uncomfortable to use, Doesn't include all the functions of each supported service
  • Tweetie

    1.2.8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Excellent Twitter client exclusively for Mac

    7
    10 votes
    • PROS: Beautiful presentation, Easy navigation of tweets and messages, Superb search function to see what the world is twittering about
    • CONS: No tweet notifications or audio , No options to create Twitter groups
  • Tweetbot

    for Mac 1.3.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A great alternative Twitter app for OS X

    7
    13 votes
    • PROS: Neat interface, Mute filters function, Multiple timelines, Compact
    • CONS: Preferences button inactive
  • UberSocial

    (previously Twidroyd) 2.2.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    BlackBerry

    Powerful Twitter client for Android

    5
    8 votes
    • PROS: Incorporates lots of Twitter functions, Captures and attachs video and photos, Highly customizable, Includes Twitter trends, Live preview screen
    • CONS: Interface icons too small, Notifications are persistent, Not the most attractive client out there
  • Twitterrific

    4.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    An excellent Twitter client for Mac

    6
    11 votes
    • PROS: Sleek interface, Great upload options, Good keyboard shortcuts, Translate tweets
    • CONS: No multiple users in free version, Cannot mute users
  • Tweetro

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Beautiful, touchfriendly Twitter client for Windows 8

    5
    11 votes
    • PROS: Beautiful design, Support for multiple accounts, Full Twitter functionality, Loads links automatically in its own card on the side
    • CONS: Loading pages takes longer than it should, No trending or discovery tools
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1Lite 2.0.10.01358.4Windows
25.91.01767.2Android, Windows Phone, iPhone, Web Apps
31.0996.5Windows
4(Nokia Series 40) 1.0.4616.3Java
53.7.37766.3Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone
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