Tweetium app for Windows 8.1 receives new update, adds multiple account support and more

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Tweetium app for Windows 8.1 receives new update, adds multiple account support and more

The app developer behind Tweetium has rolled out a new update to the app today, adding several new enhancements and squashing a few bugs. Being a fantastic Twitter app for Windows 8.1, this new update adds support for multiple accounts and much more.

“Tweetium is the premium Windows 8 Twitter client you’ve been waiting for. It’s slick. It’s fast. This first release has been designed with ample feedback from serious Twitter users, with the goal of helping you get the most out of Twitter on Windows desktops, laptops, and tablets. Tweetium is a brand new app designed and developed by the maker of the critically acclaimed Newseen,” the app description reads.

In this new update, Tweetium has been updated to version 1.5 and features multiple account support, better keyboard support and much more. In fact, version 1.5 will now showcase a message within the app if a new update is available. Here is the entire feature list of this new update:

  • Multiple account support! (requires additional purchase)
  • Tweet/status links now open in Tweetium
  • Drag-and-drop to reorder pinned tabs.
  • New keyboard shortcuts
  • View followers and follows of any user!
  • Many keyboard focus/navigation improvements
  • Several refinements to resume/auto-refresh behavior (i.e. scroll position is kept when returning to the app after a short period)
  • Last read marker stays in original position when using the back button
  • Links to individual tweets now open in-line (can still open on web via context menu)
  • Improved last read marker tracking
  • Font size settings no longer roam (likely to vary based on screen size)
  • Improved last read marker tracking
  • Using the New Tweet button while in a user profile view now addresses that user
  • Added “Open on web” context menu entry for tweet links
  • Tweet permalinks for copying and sharing now use username/statuses format
  • Up/down arrow keys are no longer confused by the last read indicator
  • You can now tab to the attach photo button
  • Minor font size tweaks
  • Improvements to larger font size mode
  • Font size settings no longer roam as the best setting tends to vary by screen size/DPI
  • Tweaked nav bar collapse animation
  • Improvements to “jump to last read” animation
  • Last read marker stays in original position when using the back button
  • Removed non-functional hover actions from DM view
  • Previous fix for crash on some dev machines got left out of release build, now fixed.
  • Fixed an issue in the tile update background task which may have led to false hang detections
  • Improvements to app suspend behavior
  • Fixed a crash in the user profile code in certain error cases
  • Improved text selection colors
  • Images no longer incorrectly appear to be draggable
  • Focus rectangles are now clearly visible in light themes
  • Username auto-complete is no longer clipped at the bottom in portait/snapped mode.
  • Reduced occurrences of a platform bug that sometimes causes partially invisible tiles until hovered/pressed

Hit the download link below to force the update. If you have never tried the app, it runs for $2.99 in the Windows Store. Let us know if you are enjoying Tweetium! As of right now, it is our favorite Twitter app for Windows 8.1 and we sure do appreciate the constant updates and improvements.

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