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Version History

Twitterrific v 4.2

Released 07.Jun.11

New Features

  • Changed from xAuth to OAuth logins to comply with Twitter’s new authentication policy
  • ReadItLater support
  • Support for the MLKSHK media uploading service via settings
  • Support for the Pikchur media uploading service via settings

Improvements

  • Right-click on a saved search to delete it
  • Sidebar only shows @username in a list title when it’s one you didn’t create
  • Improvements maintaining reading position when loading large number of tweets
  • Updated profile actions enabling DM’ing a follower even if you don’t follow them
  • Third party URL posting scheme for sending links to Twitterrific
  • MLKSHK and Pikchur image links display in-line
  • Compose field remembers un-sent content
  • More reliable Keychain handling

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that prevented sidebar searches, lists and trends from updating
  • Fixed a bug that prevented conversations from loading while viewing search results
  • Fixed a problem that prevented lists containing unusual characters not to display
  • Fixed a bug that caused the app to open in the background on launch
  • Fixed a bug preventing tweets in profiles from displaying if auto-refresh was set to never
  • Fixed a display bug that sometimes caused black bars to appear in the timeline
  • Updated the Plixi API to support Lockerz images in-line

Twitterrific v 4.1

Released 07.May.11

New Features

  • Username auto-completion when composing a tweet
  • Press Tab to insert the first username shown into the tweet
  • New advanced media options for custom image upload services

Improvements

  • Default font changed to Helvetica to match OS X standards
  • Improved font rendering in the timeline for clarity
  • Smoother scrolling performance when used with Apple’s Magic Mouse
  • Timeline views in pop-overs now color coded properly
  • Single tweet view eliminated for faster access to tweet actions
  • Improved loading of multiple tweets in a conversation when selected
  • User profiles now include total number of tweets from a user
  • Copy and pasted author names now include a leading @ symbol
  • Text size settings now also affect text in the compose area and sidebar
  • Large font size setting is slightly larger
  • Timestamps now update in real time

Bug Fixes

  • Global trends load properly
  • User avatar images load more consistently
  • Hash tags containing underscores display correctly
  • Links in smart quotes (like t.co) can now be opened

Twitterrific v 4.0.2

Released 07.Mar.11

New Features:

  • Show Author Profile added to Tweet menubar (with ⌘U shortcut)

Bug Fixes:

  • Retweets no longer show up as favorites

Twitterrific v 4.0.1

Released 28.Feb.11

New Features:

  • New Advanced preferences pane with:
  • Growl support to display notifications for mentions and direct messages
  • Ability to hide the app’s dock icon
  • Ability to hide the menu bar icon
  • Option to open all links in the background

Improvements:

  • New keyboard shortcuts for RT & RT w/comment (option-R & option-N)
  • “Customize Toolbar…” added to Window menu
  • Clarified wording on image error dialog
  • Improved error messages for failed user actions (like reporting a spammer)
  • Alert reminder to log in with Twitter username instead of email

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an erroneous error message when uploading to Cloud.app
  • Clicking the dock icon invokes the default timeline if none is open
  • Fixed a problem with blurry text in compose when using a scroll wheel
  • Fixed an inconsistency with button selection when retweeting
  • Fixed a bug where the activity indicator wouldn’t stop running
  • Fixed a bug when showing conversations

Twitterrific v 4.0

Released 09.Feb.11

New Features:

  • Redesigned interface based on iOS for clarity & consistency
  • True multi-account/multi-window support (paid version)
  • View mentions, messages and favorites in their own timelines
  • View Twitter trends, searches and lists
  • Translate tweets to your native language
  • Improved color-coding of tweets
  • View conversations
  • In-app picture viewing for supported services
  • Tweet actions including email tweet, replies to author, and more
  • Collapsible sidebar for quick access to timelines, searches and trends
  • Theme control (light or dark)
  • Font size control
  • URL shortening
  • Instapaper support
  • Cloud.app support
  • Reply all (by default)
  • Picture and video uploading
  • Customizable toolbar
  • View user profiles, including large avatars and other details
  • Follow, unfollow, and block users
  • Report spammer via user profile
  • Automatic updating via Sparkle

Improvements:

  • OAuth support
  • Number of API calls per hour increased due to OAuth switch
  • Compose field allows more than 140 characters while editing
  • Supports internationalized domain names in URLs
  • Twitter style RT or older RT with Comment format
  • Revised & improved keyboard control
  • Additional link types for hashtags and stock symbols
  • Turn Deck ads back on after registration
  • Improved error handling and status updates

Twitterrific v 3.2.4

Released 19.Aug.10

Bug Fixes:

  • Removed rate limiting check for OAuth
  • Fixed OAuth problems with favoriting and deleting tweets

Twitterrific v 3.2.3

Released 12.Aug.10

Bug Fixes:

  • Updated to use OAuth

Twitterrific v 3.2.2

Released 18.Feb.10

Bug Fixes:

  • Removed warning about using special characters in password since it’s no longer needed
  • Updated to read new retweet data in timeline
  • Fix a problem with % and # in URLs not being opened correctly in browser
  • Tweets that arrive out of order will now be displayed correctly
  • Updated code to load Deck ads

Twitterrific v 3.2.1

Released 22.Oct.09

Bug Fixes:

  • Added shortcut to view a tweet’s web page (⇧⌘←)
  • Fixed bug with ⌘C not working on Snow Leopard
  • Fixed a problem with tweets not being deleted
  • Fixed a problem with window not appearing in all Spaces on Snow Leopard
  • Fixed problems with URLs that use Unicode or CHOCKLOCK in the domain name

Twitterrific v 3.2

Released 29.Jan.09

New Features:

  • Old tweets are marked as read when you launch the application
  • Added rate limit check at startup
  • Changed HTTP authentication to make access more reliable through a proxy
  • All communications with Twitter are now encrypted using HTTPS
  • Up to 200 tweets will be read into your timeline
  • Added reply ids to posted messages for more accurate conversations
  • A menu is now available on the Dock icon when enabled via settings

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed many problems with accessibility: VoiceOver now reads correctly
  • Fixed problems with old tweets causing false notifications
  • A crash when starting up on Tiger was fixed
  • Errors on Twitter no longer cause the menubar to highlight
  • Reduced API usage when opening configuration panel
  • Changed the warning indicator so it doesn’t block out character count
  • Fixed problems with adding favorites (Cmd-1)
  • Improved link detection so more types of URLs can be clicked
  • Several updates to adjust application to Twitter infrastructure changes

Twitterrific v 3.1

Released 28.Feb.08

New Features:

  • The cursor is now hidden after selecting a tweet—making it easier to read
  • Growl notifications are now sorted correctly and summarized
  • Added a preference to control the scrolling of the tweets in the window
  • New keyboard shortcuts, including spacebar to select next unread tweet
  • The reply shortcut is no longer allowed on a direct message
  • New power user preference to display @screenname rather than a full name
  • Added a delay to auto-hiding window when using the scroll wheel
  • Added an action menu showing most common keyboard shortcuts

Bug Fixes:

  • Avatars load asynchronously resulting in faster & smoother performance
  • Fixed several problems which caused duplicate notifications for past tweets
  • Changing logins on Leopard will no longer hang
  • Status message updates will now work correctly with Adium 1.2
  • Plugged memory leaks that caused application to run more slowly over time
  • Buttons are no longer displayed on error messages
  • Fixed a problem with messages containing < and > being truncated
  • Fixed highlighting issues in menubar and Dock caused by ads
  • The count on the Dock icon is now cleared when you quit
  • Trailing periods in URLs will no longer become a part of the link
  • Added a check so that ⌘2 and ⌘D won’t overflow the text counter
  • Avatars that contain UTF-8 characters are now displayed correctly
  • Fixed the spelling of advertisement
  • The status indicators are no longer reset when the selected tweet changes
  • Session cookies are now cleared to display correct tweets
  • Fixed a redraw issue caused by the window losing focus
  • Added teh snappy to get rid of the Marble of Doom

Twitterrific v 3.0.1

Released 08.Nov.07

New Features:

  • Added a power user preference to set the protocol
  • Changed refresh to minimize “bad request” errors

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a problem with links in @screen_name_with_underscores
  • Updated application icon to use 512×512 resources
  • Lowered connection timeout from 55 seconds to 25 seconds
  • Fixed a display issue with the connection status indicator
  • Notifications are no longer generated when errors occur
  • Fixed a problem with HTTP 304 errors being reported
  • Fixed a crash on Leopard when using HTTP authentication and proxies
  • Notification sounds are back to birds instead of cameras
  • Plugged memory leaks

Known Issues:

  • Changing logins (⌘L) on Leopard can hang, see What’s New for workaround

Twitterrific v 3.0

Released 01.Nov.07

New Features:

  • Replies and direct messages are now included in the tweet list
  • Added a scripting dictionary to control Twitterrific via AppleScript
  • Error messages are now shown inline and the explanations were improved
  • An unread count is displayed when you use Twitterrific in the Dock
  • Using ⌘C on the selected tweet will copy its URL to the clipboard
  • Right arrow opens all URLs in the tweet, and left arrow opens the user page
  • Screen names are now linked to the user’s page at Twitter
  • Power user preferences were added to filter tweets
  • Sonic Twoosh Technology™

Improvements:

  • The bird sound volume is now adjustable using System Preferences
  • Improved chat client configuration to eliminate “Where is application?” errors
  • Fixed rendering issues in Leopard
  • Added warning dialogs for new users without tweets
  • Added an alert for passwords may cause problems at Twitter

Known Issues:

  • Changing logins (⌘L) on Leopard can hang, see What’s New for workaround

Twitterrific v 2.1

Released 07.Jun.07

New Features:

  • Keychain is used for multiple Twitter logins
  • Added Growl support
  • Tweets can be processed with AppleScript
  • Added support for NetNewsWire
  • Tweet URLs can be dragged into other applications
  • Reorganized configuration panel to reduce clutter
  • Added window customization with transparency, shadows and font size
  • New hidden preferences for power users
  • Added frickin’ laser beams to the Easter egg

Improvements:

  • A warning was added when tweets exceed 140 characters
  • Multiple URLs in a tweet will be linked correctly
  • Added alerts to warn of problems with Twitter API
  • Preference saving is more robust

Twitterrific v 2.0

Released 05.Apr.07

New Features:

  • Tweets can be displayed inline
  • The text entry field can now be resized
  • Added scrollbar to the list of tweets
  • Tweets now maintain true read/unread states
  • Main window now snaps to the edge of the screen
  • Tweets can be marked as a favorite by clicking on the tweet’s heart icon
  • Twitterrific can now be configured to behave as a standard Dock app
  • Updated to a quicker Twitter API when refreshing tweets
  • Spelling misteaks are highlighted as tweets are entered
  • Added Cmd-2 to send a response to the author of the selected tweet
  • Added Cmd-D to send a direct message to the author of the selected tweet
  • Added new notification sounds and the ability to select them randomly
  • Updated progress indicator to be more readable and show connection errors
  • Twitterrific can now update iChat/Adium/Skype status using your last tweet
  • Holding Option while clicking on a tweet’s “t” icon or double-clicking a tweet loads the “with friends” page at Twitter

Improvements:

  • Text of tweet is no longer truncated
  • The text insertion point and text field selection color are more readable
  • URL connections will no longer overlap causing refresh / posting problems
  • Improved checks and importing of XML data being returned by Twitter
  • Fixed a memory allocation bug that would cause random crashes

Twitterrific v 1.1.1

Released 15.Feb.07

  • Fixed a bug with angle brackets (”<” and ”>”) not being displayed correctly
  • Fixed a problem with avatar images not being updated on launch
  • Holding Option while refreshing now reloads all avatars
  • Fixed a problem with window level not being set correctly at startup
  • Updated character count to use 140 as a maximum value

Twitterrific v 1.1

Released 25.Jan.07

New Features:

  • Added characters remaining and limited tweet length to 141 characters
  • Updated notification sound
  • Added preference for setting the window level
  • Added a hotkey to toggle the window

Improvements:

  • Fixed a bug where errors during posting were not reported correctly
  • Updated tooltips that referred to “twit” instead of “tweet”
  • Added keyboard shortcut for Help (Cmd-?)
  • Fixed a problem with posting tweets with curly brackets and semicolons
  • Window now auto-hides itself when displayed because of a new tweet
  • Increased the connection timeout when refreshing tweets
  • Note added to connection failure dialog about disabling error messages
  • Added keyboard shortcut for refreshing tweets (Cmd-R)

Twitterrific v 1.0

Released 15.Jan.07

  • Initial release

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