Twitter has over 320 million monthly active users and you're most likely one of them. Whether you use it for keeping up with the news or telling the world what you are doing, we'll show you the best apps on Windows 10 PC or Mobile for your Tweeting needs.
There are many uses for Twitter, and most people use it as a platform to let everyone know what they're up to. You can find out what's going on in your town or across the globe. It's also another way to follow your favorite sites. For example, you can follow Windows Central on Twitter!
There are plenty of great options for Twitter on Windows 10 PC or Mobile — these are the best!
The official Twitter app is great on Windows 10 for PC. It was designed from the ground-up for Windows and was released in July of 2014, and has received some nice updates since. The responsive layout ensures that the app looks great no matter how wide or narrow you set the app window's width. As you would expect, it has all the latest features from the social network such as thumbnail previews, quote retweets, animated GIFs, multiple image uploads, and multiple account support.
Notifications are supported in the Twitter app, which you can fine-tune in the settings. For example, you can filter mentions, likes, and retweet notifications from just people you follow instead of anyone. The timeline also automatically refreshes when new tweets come in, so you can stay up to date.
While we love the Twitter app for Windows 10 PC, the official app for Windows 10 Mobile hasn't caught up yet. It's good enough for basic needs, but it's missing many of the features available on Windows 10 PC version. We hope it gets updated soon, but there are great third-party apps you can check out in the meantime.
Tweetium has been around for a while and it's a solid third-party Twitter app. It's a universal Windows 10 app, so you can install it on both Windows 10 PC and Mobile. It has a responsive design, so it changes the app layout automatically when you change the window's size. If you make the window narrow enough on Windows 10 PC, it'll show a layout that looks very similar to what you'll see on Windows 10 Mobile. It supports the important features like quote retweets, thumbnail previews, and even lets you upload videos.
Even though Tweetium is packed with features, we wish it looked better. The icons aren't pretty and the interface needs a bit of extra oomph. On a positive note, many users will be glad that they can personalize the app by changing the theme colors.
Tweetium is $2.99 from the Windows Store, and you'll need to subscribe to Pro for more features. The Pro subscription, which costs $7.99/year, adds support for push notifications, multiple accounts, integrated news reader, and synchronized last read positions.
Another favorite third-party Twitter app is Fenice, which brings several unique features to the party. It's a universal app, so you get a familiar user interface whether you're using the app on Windows 10 PC or Windows 10 Mobile. One of the top features include interactive notifications, which let you reply, like, and retweet a mention without even launching the app. Another cool feature is the ability to add memes to your tweet. The usual thumbnail previews, quote retweets, and multiple accounts are also available.
Fenice is $1.99 from the Windows Store, but there's an in-app purchase of $1.49 to add more accounts.
4. Tweet It!
If you're looking for a clean design, Tweet It! has it. The icons, layout, and short animations look great, while not ignoring the important features. It supports multiple columns and even automatically determines how many columns to display depending on the width of the window. You can also choose from three themes: light, dark, and grey.
The usual Twitter features such as thumbnail previews, quote retweets, and multiple accounts are included, but Tweet It! doesn't currently support Moments. It's a new section introduced by Twitter recently to display the top stories of the day. On the other hand, Tweet It! includes a trending section with popular topics or hashtags.
Tweet It! has the most expensive up-front cost at $5.99. The good news is that there are no in-app purchases to unlock additional features.
Power users on Twitter should consider Aeries on Windows 10. It doesn't have the cleanest design from this list, but Twitter users who follow a lot of people will appreciate some of its features. Aeries lets you create and add sections, which can be really helpful for those who look for certain keywords on Twitter. You can also pin sections that are important to you on the home screen. Another powerful feature is the ability to filter certain hashtags or keywords from showing up in your timeline.
Aeries gives its users control over gesture, allowing you to customize what happens when you tap, double-tap, or tap-and-hold items in the timeline.
Aeries costs $2.99, without additional subscriptions or other in-app purchases.
What's your favorite Twitter app for Windows 10 PC or Mobile? Let us know in the comments!