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Twitter for Mac App Set to Return to macOS

Twitter has announced that its official Mac app is returning to macOS, almost a year after the company discontinued the native app, to the consternation of many users. Twitter discontinued its native Mac app in February 2018 Twitter faced a backlash in February of last year when it announced that it would stop supporting the Twitter for Mac app in order to focus its attention on a "great Twitter experience that's consistent across all platforms." At the time, the company advised users looking for a "full Twitter experience on Mac" to visit Twitter on the web. However, yesterday it revealed that a fully native app is coming back to Mac, thanks to Apple's Project Catalyst that lets developers easily port apps from iOS to the upcoming version of macOS Catalina. According to a tweet from Twitter's Support account, the returning Mac app will be like the iPad Twitter app but "fully native," with all of the system features that users would expect of a Mac app, including multiple windows, window resizing, drag and drop, dark mode, keyboard shortcuts, notifications, and more. Twitter is thrilled to announce we are bringing the Twitter for ‌iPad‌ experience to the Mac!The all new Twitter for Mac will be in development this summer in preparation for an early launch on macOS 10.15 Catalina. pic.twitter.com/Q13OUMRgjt— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) June 3, 2019 "Apple's exciting new technology empowers Twitter to easily bring our entire 1.5 million line code base from iOS to the Mac, allowing ongoing full feature parity with our ‌iPad‌ app, and enhanced with the

Twitter Announces Upcoming Revamped Twitter for Mac App

At its Twitter Flight developer conference, Twitter today announced plans for a redesigned and updated Twitter for Mac client, reports TechCrunch. The new Twitter for Mac app will include support for several newer Twitter features such as in-line Vine, video, and GIF playback, group Direct Messages, photo Direct Messages, and in-line replies. Image via TechCrunch The app, which will be optimized for El Capitan, will show interaction highlights within the OS X Notification Center, and it has a built-in dark mode for users who prefer a darker interface. New Twitter for Mac in dark mode looks so good pic.twitter.com/OnDukgtslx— Rus (@rus) October 21, 2015 Twitter for Mac has never been a focal point for Twitter, and the app has often gone for months without updates and new feature additions. From June of 2011 to April of 2013 it received zero updates, and in 2014 and 2015, it's only been updated twice. With the revamped version, it's possible Twitter plans to invest more of its resources into the Mac app to allow it to better compete with third-party products like Tweetbot. Twitter plans to release its updated Mac app in a few months, with no concrete launch date set at the current