Tag Archives: Windows Vista

Seesmic Look – immerse yourself in the real-time web

Seesmic Look is a cool twitter desktop app for windows users. Optimized for Windows 7 (it runs on XP as well as Vista), Seesmic Look is one of the  prettiest twitter desktop apps around.

I would suggest you use this if you are particularly interested in using twitter as a search tool. The search results appear in a soothing way helping you keep track of the tweets. You can view trends, favorites, interests, channels etc.


  • Desktop Twitter app optimized for Windows 7
  • Search, track trends easily
  • Preloaded channels, interests etc.
  • Ideal for beginners as well as marketers
  • Keep track of tweets mentioning your brand

Seesmic Look Says

Seesmic Look is a unique way to immerse yourself in the real-time web. Optimized for Windows 7, this innovative interface allows you to feel the pulse of millions of users or be inspired by individuals of your specific interest. Beginners learning to understand real-time can stay engaged and connected without even logging into Twitter, while experienced users can take advantage of Look’s powerful features in creative and imaginative ways.



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Twittle – a lightweight twitter client for windows

Twittle isn’t the power packed twitter clients that are being developed everyday. This one’s to help you do the simplest thing that a twitterer does – update status and @reply!

Twittle is a light weight application built for Microsoft Windows OS. You can view your friends timeline, all the replies that you receive and search tweets too. Double click on any tweet to @Reply.


  • Light weight twitter client for Microsoft Windows OS
  • Update, @Reply and view your friends timeline
  • Search tweets


Twittle Says

Twittle is a Twitter client for Windows written in WPF and C#. You can follow us here.


  • Twittle – A lightweight windows twitter client


Chirpr – Windows sidebar gadget for twitter

Chirpr is a sidebar gadget meant for Windows Vista users. Install this sidebar gadget and you would be able to read and update your twitter timeline from your windows sidebar.

The gadget refreshes automatically every 60 seconds. You get audio notifications whenever there are new messages.

Chirpr is a light weight gadget for twitter users interested in just reading or updating their twitter timeline. Twitter power users can try TweetDeck for their desktop.


  • Windows Vista sidebar gadget for twitter
  • Read and update your twitter timeline
  • Auto Refreshes every 60 seconds


Chirpr Says

Windows Vista Sidebar gadget to read/write tweets. Formerly known as “Twitter Gadget” on Windows Live Gallery.


  • Chirpr – Windows sidebar gadget for twitter


  • @chirpr – Just chirpin’ along…

Blu – desktop twitter client for Vista / Windows 7

Blu is a desktop twitter app developed for Windows Vista / Windows 7. It requires .NET framework 3.5 and since .NET 3.5 is not available for XP, Blu would only run on Vista or higher versions.

Update: Through comments on this post we found out that .NET 3.5 is available for Windows server 2003 and XP too! So this client should probably work for XP users.

There are a lot of cool features in this app. You can view unlimited tweets. No restrictions whatsoever. Scroll your timeline and all the previous tweets would be displayed to you.

Blu displays how many characters you have left using large numbers behind your tweet so you know when you’re about to run out of space. You can view conversation threads too! Now the next time you get a reply, don’t scratch your head wondering the context of the reply.

URLs are automatically converted to tiny url and you can expand a short url to view the actual link.

A unique feature of Blu would be the Fav option. You might be following a lot of people, but there would be a few whose tweets you just can’t miss. Fav such twitter users and you’ll be notified whenever they tweet.


  • Unlimited tweets
  • New Tweets and inline replies
  • See full conversation (reply thread)
  • Tiny url integration
  • Choose your favorites


Blu Says

There have been a lot of attempts at a great Twitter desktop client, but most have have resulted in glorified readers or overly complex applications—not a great experience.

Meet blu. Now you can experience Twitter in a whole new way.

If you have Windows Vista or Win7, just install all your updates and hit ‘download now’.


  • Blu – the vista twitter client


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