Bluebird

Bluebird Beta 3 1.0

Highly-customizable Twitter client

Twitter clients are literally exploding onto the market at the moment. Before long, I'm going to need a Twitter client devoted to keeping track of the latest Twitter client releases! View full description

PROS

  • Highly customizable
  • Different themes and sounds
  • Elegant and easy to use

CONS

  • Themes are limited

Very good
8

Twitter clients are literally exploding onto the market at the moment. Before long, I'm going to need a Twitter client devoted to keeping track of the latest Twitter client releases!

The level of customization in Bluebird is impressive, giving you maximum control over everything from its skin to all kinds of accompanying sounds. The reason for this is that Bluebird is designed around a very powerful XHTML/CSS/Javascript theming system that allows you to change the look instantly at will. Best of all, Bluebird is completely free and includes all the regular features you'd expect from a Twitter client, including the ability to send direct messages to the tweets you're following.

You can also search tweets and view them by category, such as your own tweets, replies and even compile a list of favorites. The themes are limited but all look good. There are three to choose from, namely Bubbling, Torn Paper and iChat boxes. Unlike some clients, you also have full control over the type of sound emitted when you receive a tweet including Frog, Funk and Purr. The same goes for when you've emitted one or when you receive a new message.

It's hard to fault Bluebird. It's a truly excellent Twitter client that allows you a level of customization not normally possible in such apps. Now what's Demi Moore twittering on about now - let me see...

Changes

  • * Auto-completion of usernames from the list of people you follow
  • * Auto-translation of smiley sequences -- like ":)" -- and pasted-in Emoji into their graphical equivalents
  • * Slightly refined UI
  • * Fixed the display of less-than (<) and greater-than (>) signs in tweets
  • * Fixed the infamous "reply to" bug (aka, Twitpocalypse/Twitpocalypse 2)
  • * Other miscellaneous issues
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Bluebird Beta 3 1.0

— User reviews — about Bluebird

  • nicholasmead123

    by nicholasmead123

    "Re: Bluebird problem"

    Can you explain a little bit more what the problem is and maybe I can help?. More.

    reviewed on November 12, 2010

  • MaraDG

    by MaraDG

    "BlueBird Problem"

    I have been reading A LOT of good reviews about Bluebird so I decided to delete my Twitterific and give this one a try. ... More.

    reviewed on November 11, 2010