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PeopleBrowsr – The All-In-One twitter client

PeopleBrowsr can easily be called one of the most feature packed twitter web clients out there which can easily compete with some of the best desktop applications as well!

Speaking of desktop twitter clients, PeopleBrowsr has a desktop version too (some companies never really stop amazing you!).

To start with, there are three modes – Lite, Advanced and Business. Considering all the features in this app, it’s good to have such modes to keep things easy. I recommend you start using the Lite mode first and then move on to Advanced or Business.

Multiple twitter accounts are supported and you can add a host of other social networks such as FriendFeed, Digg, FaceBook etc. To filter out your following list you can create Groups as well.

Now I can go on and on and on about all the features PeopleBrowsr has (and by the time I think I’ve covered all the features, the guys would just come up with a new one!). So, why don’t you just get your ass over to PeopleBrowsr and check it out yourself.

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  • Choose between Lite, Advanced and Business mode
  • Supports multiple twitter accounts
  • Supports a host of other networking sites such as FaceBook, FriendFeed, Digg etc
  • Create groups and sort your friends easily
  • Search and track keywords on twitter
  • Autocomplete whenever you @reply or DM
  • Supports themes
  • Auto-refreshes timeline
  • Adobe AIR desktop application available

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  • @peoplebrowsr – PeopleBrowsr is the deep visual dashboard into all your online identities. Priscilla Scala (@SHHHE), PB product manager, is the one doing the twittering.

Mixero – Every twitter users dream!

To be frank, I do not know where to start. I do not know if I would be able to explain all the features of this fantabulous twitter application! The more I use it, the more I like it. Yeah go on, you can say I’m in awe of this twitter app!

Mixero is clearly one of the best ever apps built for twitter. This isn’t just another twitter application, Mixero is what you get when you understand what a twitter user wants, when you analyze the requirements of everyday twitter users like you and me. It is this insight by the developers of Mixero that has helped them build this beauty!

1. Groups

To start with, Mixero supports groups. With every twitter user in the race to follow every other twitterer, groups come in handy to separate the ones that really matter to you.

2. Channels

Channels are nothing but saved searches. Create a channel with your desired keywords and you are good to track tweets you are interested in.

3. Active List

Once you become a pro at using Mixero, you would find that you have a lot of groups and channels to follow. Active List’s come into the picture here. Depending on your mood, you can have a set of groups, users and channels in the active list all at the same time. After that, you would only be seeing updates from twitterers in your Active List, helping you concentrate on what you are most interested in at that moment.

4. Context

As you dive further into Mixero, you would realize that having an Active List isn’t enough! You would want more than one Active List and this is where Contexts come into the picture. Create new Contexts with your set of Active Lists to go into each one of them. This way, you can quickly change between your various Active Lists.

5. Filters

You can filter any user or group’s timeline with keywords of your choice. So, one fine day you decide you would only talk to those twitterers who tweet about your favourite football club, just enter the clubs name in your filter and start your conversation with the right fellas!

6. URLs + Autocompletion + Smart Preview + UI

Mixero provides an option to shorten URLs as you type them into the update field. You can set your preferred URL shortening service in the settings page. You can also see the original URL by hovering your mouse over a short URL.

You must have come across some twitter applications with autocomplete before. But Mixero has one of the most unobtrusive autocomplete window! It’s so convenient to use as well as not use that option!

Easily preview pictures from TwitPic and Flickr. Preview frames from Youtube videos as well.

The Mixero panels are resizeable and you can create any number of panels of any size displaying any channel, group, contact or active list.

7. A Miracle

Stop worrying about losing all the Groups, Active Lists, Contexts, Channels etc. Everything can be synchronized, which means you’ll never have to create those groups all over again in case you change your PC or use the application at two different locations (work + home).

8. Coming Soon

Knowing that Mixero would soon be coming out with an iPhone application that supports almost all the features of the desktop application, I’m jealous of all you iPhone owners (how I wish I had an iPhone!)

As a parting shot I would say this

If there is an app you would use and say WOW, it’s Mixero.

Quickie

  • Create groups and never miss out on your favourite twitterers
  • Channels to help you track keywords on twitter
  • Active Lists to view only selected groups,channels or contact
  • Context helps you view the desired Active List
  • Filters help you filter your timeline for words specified by you
  • Shorten URL and view Long URLs
  • Preview TwitPic, Flickr and YouTube
  • Create as many panels and of any size you wish

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Mixero Says

The new generation Twitter client for people who value their time and are tired of information noise.

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Statuzer – Adobe AIR twitter application

Statuzer is an Adobe AIR based application for twitter built on the lines of TweetDeck and the rest.

Statuzer is a full screen application and has two different views. You can either have a single window or multiple windows within the application.

You can create your own filters and groups. Want to track what people talk about your blog on twitter? Create a filter with the right keywords and easily track all the tweets. Following thousands of twitter users but are interested in only a few? Create groups and don’t ever miss tweets from people you are really interested in.

Statuzer has support for multiple twitter accounts making it easy for you to manage your personal and professional accounts from the same application. You can choose to have different notification sounds for Replies, Mentions and Direct Messages.

The default theme might seem a bit too dark, you can go to Settings and under the Display tab select the Clear Theme. Alternatively, here’s a custom theme you might like –

Background Color CCCCCC

Text Color333333

Bubble Background ColorCCCCCC

Bubble Text Color000000

You can play music from song.ly and tra.kz. Search for music right from the application using Jamendo.

There is a display filter that lets you choose the tweets you wish to view. You can choose to view only Favorites, Music, Searches etc.

Twitpic images are displayed inline with the tweets and YouTube thumbnails are displayed as well.

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  • Twitter Adobe AIR desktop application
  • Fully customizable color scheme
  • MP3 Playing from song.ly and tra.kz
  • Jamendo music search (free and legal)
  • Displays twitpic images in tweet
  • Youtube Thumbs
  • Twitter search moving Trends
  • Hashtags
  • Fast display filter
  • Contacts groups
  • Followable Twitter searches
  • Notifications
  • URLs preview
  • Image/webcam upload
  • Image/webcam upload to twitter profile image
  • Multi-account
  • Search filters
  • Short URLs (Twitter API)
  • Encode/Decode MinUrl and TinyUrl
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Statuzer Says

Statuzer is a new multi-platform Twitter Client running through Air.

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  • Statuzer – Yet another Twitter Air application.

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Twittm – a lean and clean twitter desktop client

Twittm is a light weight twitter desktop client powered by Adobe AIR.

The application doesn’t have many features. Actually, the only features present in twittm are the ability to @Reply, Retweet and unfollow a user!

But, what we liked about twittm is the feature which allows you to save search results and displays them in separate tabs, something similar to Yahoo! Sideline.

Quickie

  • Simple Adobe AIR powered desktop twitter application
  • @Reply and Retweet facility available
  • Save search results as separate tabs

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Twittm Says

Twittm is a desktop client for twitter.

Follow friends and trends, topics of your interest, and tweet like a maniac.

Twittm is fast, clean and unobtrusive.

It runs on Mac and PC, maybe Linux.
It’s still in active development.

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  • Twittm – Twitter for Desktop, lean and clean.

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  • @twittm – Twittm, a clean and unobtrusive desktop client for Twitter
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SpreadTweet – twitter application that looks just like Excel!

SpreadTweet is a twitter app for you office folks who do not want to be caught tweeting at your workplace. Now you can tweet and make your boss believe that you are actually busy working on spreadsheets!

SpreadTweet is an Adobe AIR based twitter desktop application. The app is currently available  in three flavours – Office OSX, Office 2003 (windows) and Office 2007 (windows).

The interface is an exact replica of the Excel software!

You can view your twitter public timeline as well as all the @Replies and DMs’ that you have received. Your status message can be updated as well.

P.S. Do read the Is this Legal? section on the site. It’s a little funny!

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  • Adobe AIR based desktop twitter application
  • Looks exactly like Excel spreadsheet
  • 3 flavours – Office OSX, Office 2003 (windows) and Office 2007 (windows)
  • View your timeline, @Replies, DMs’ as well as update your twitter status
  • Use it as a stealth twitter application at work

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SpreadTweet Says

So, you work at a big corporate, huh?
And you’re not allowed to use Twitter…
Wouldn’t it be awesome if there were a Twitter tool
that looked just like Excel?

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  • SpreadTweet – Use twitter at your workplace in stealth mode!

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Twitteron – Adobe AIR desktop application

Twitteron is an Adobe AIR powered desktop application for twitter. The interface looks clean and easy to use.

You can view your public timeline, reply and fav tweets. You can view your friends and followers at the bottom of the app window. You can easily view any twitter users profile too. Search has been integrated as well.

Users can upload pics directly to twitpic. All the twitpics that your friends share would be displayed inline with the tweets! You can change the apps skin as well as font to suit your taste.

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  • Adobe AIR powered desktop twitter app
  • Simple and clean interface
  • View timeline, Reply, DM and fav tweets
  • Browser-like navigation, with back, forward and refresh capability
  • One-click access to uploading pictures to TwitPic!
  • One-click access to shrinking links
  • The ability to change fonts, and skins
  • Search Notifications

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Twitteron Says

Twitteron is a free twitter client that runs on any OS that supports the the Adobe AIR runtime platform (Mac, Windows, and Linux)

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  • Twitteron – Adobe AIR powered desktop twitter app

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Sideline from Yahoo – search and monitor twitter public timeline

Sideline is an Adobe AIR based twitter app built by Yahoo!

The app helps you monitor the twitter public timeline for tweets containing words that interest you.

You can specify the keywords and save the query. Multiple queries can be grouped into a single Search Group.

Sideline is a nice app for those who constantly scan twitter for specific keywords. It can be used for a variety of purposes such as brand monitoring, information retrieval or trend spotting etc.

Quickie

  • Track, search and monitor keywords from the twitter public timeline
  • Adobe AIR based twitter app
  • Advanced search query builder
  • Custom search groups
  • Automatic refreshing of defined search queries
  • Monitor trending topics

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Sideline Says

Sideline is an Adobe® AIR™ desktop application built with the Yahoo! User Interface Library (YUI). It allows users to create and group custom queries by topics of interest.

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  • Sideline – Watch, search and monitor the twitter public timeline in real-time

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  • @ysideline – Sideline is an Adobe AIR desktop application that allows advanced searching and monitoring of the Twitter public timeline.

DestroyTwitter

DestroyTwitter is an Adobe AIR application offering functions and features on the lines of the popular TweetDeck and Twhirl.

You can use DestroyTwitter to update your status as well as a host of other things like @Reply, DM, faving etc.

DestroyTwitter also has Search integrated within it.

Quickie

  • Get notified of new tweets
  • Search Twitter
  • @Reply, DM, Update and Fav your tweets
  • Displays unread tweet count
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

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DestroyTwitter Says

DestroyTwitter is a robust but compact Twitter application built on the Adobe AIR platform.

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  • @DestroyTodayFounder of Destroy Today. Developer of DestroyFlickr and DestroyTwitter. Web designer, programmer, photographer at Shaw Jelveh Design.

AlertThingy

AlertThingy is an Adobe AIR based desktop twitter app that lets you send and receive tweets.

AlertThingy is not as sophisticated and feature rich as the 2 most popular Adobe AIR apps for twitter namely TweetDeck and Twhirl but it has its own advantages with option to add not only twitter but a host of other sites such as Tumblr, Digg, FaceBook etc.

The app also provides the option to filter updates into 3 categories namely, Interesting, Very Interesting and Less Interesting.

AlertThingy is basically for those looking at adding several different status update sites to a single Adobe AIR application.

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  • Support for multiple sites such as twitter, Digg, FaceBook etc.
  • Filter your friends updates into Interesting, Very Interesting and Less Interesting
  • Simple and intuitive interface making it easy to use
  • Integrated RSS reader so that you stay in touch with your feeds while you tweet

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AlertThingy Says

All your social networks (including twitter, flickr, digg, facebook, jaiku, tumblr, TinyURL…) in one place!

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  • @alertthingyA social network desktop client powered by adobe AIR
  • @HowardBainesA web strategy, design & development agency.

Filttr – Desktop App

Filttr has IM and an Adobe AIR based desktop app along with the web interface.

The Filttr desktop client is a full fledged app that lets you update your status, search over twitter and much more.

  • Visual and Audible notifications
  • Intra-timeline search – searches through the currently shown timeline
  • Resizeable

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