Tweetie is a client for Twitter, the social networking website. Its mobile version runs on iPhone and iPod Touch, while its desktop version runs on Mac OS X. It is one of the few mobile clients that allow users to manage multiple accounts. Tweetie sports a "native" iPhone look and feel, and aims to be lightweight and full-featured.
The vast majority of the Twitter REST API is supported in Tweetie, and it also supports the new search API.
Tweetie is the second most popular mobile app for Twitter followed by Echofon. Some similar applications include Twitterrific and TweetDeck.
The Mac OS X version of Tweetie has many of the same features as its portable sibling. It has a free ad supported version. The registered version costs $19.95. The beta of the mac version was leaked to the popular torrent site Demonoid a week before the official release.
You can download and use tweetie for free for as long as you want in an ad-supported version (much like twitteriffic), which is more than fair since the paid version will run you about $20. I switched to Tweetie from Tweet Deck, the much heralded Adobe Air-based twitter client that is probably most famous for being able to separate your followers into groups and its facebook integration that allows you to read your contacts' status updates alongside you twitter feed. I don't follow so … more