Twitter has shown enormous growth in micro-blogging platform and so is iPad in tablet market. The official version of twitter client does not provide you all the features that are otherwise available on other twitter clients. Below is the list of top 10 feature-packed Twitter clients for your Apple iPad. If the iPad Twitter app you enjoy using isn’t on the list, share it in the comments below.
Top 10 Twitter Apps for Apple iPad
TweetDeck’s iPad optimized interface shows you everything you want to see at once, so you can stay organized and up to date wherever you are. What is unique about the iPad app compared to others on this list is the ability to swipe between columns, offering quick access to replies, DMs, Twitter Lists, search results, or many other configurable options. With TweetDeck iPad twitter client, you can even geotag your tweets and geo-coded tweets can easily be viewed on a full-screen map.
2. Osfoora HD
Osfoora HD Twitter client has easy to use interface providing all of Twitter’s standard functionalities.
With a killer user interface Osfoora provides multiple account support, optional full landscape mode (customizable), text expander, boxcar support, twitter lists, nearby tweets, and the ability to tweet songs including Instapaper integration to save links for later reading. Ofoora twitter app is available for USD $2.99 only.
Twitter client for iPad takes advantage of the iPad’s fluid and killer touch interface, allowing you to read real-time content smoothly and quickly. Twitter app for iPad brings your Tweets together with web pages, photos, videos including Real-time search, Top Tweets, trending topics and maps show whats happening now everywhere and nearby. Tweet; send DMs, share photos, videos and links to your friends and the world.
4. Echofon Pro
It is one of the most popular iPhone Twitter clients, the iPad version of Echofon Pro as good as iPhone version. When another Echofon user sends you a Direct Message or @reply, you can be notified instantly via push notification. Echofon Pro allows you to reply to various tweets with one single response. For instance, if 20 people wish you “Happy New Year” you can reply to all of them with one “Same to you”. Echofon Pro for iPad is available for $4.99 only.
Twitterrific for the iPad is one of the most popular choices among iPad Twitter users. Unlike other twitter apps, it provides you with clickable links and profiles directly in the main stream. It provides unified display for replies, re-tweets, direct messages, mentions & more along with helpful actions including: re-tweet, link shortening, email & tweet translation.
Twittelator for iPad has some unique features like friends’ tweets are presented persistently in landscape mode, inline images from your friends’ tweets, a full chat view of Twitter conversations, set customizable wallpapers, Post photo and audio tweets and automatically splits up long tweets to allow longer messages. It combines great power features like trends, lists, and searching with ease-of-use features like auto-shortening, all in a gorgeous, intuitive UI. Inline display of twitpics and conversation threading are just some of the great features. The interface, however, is oddly designed, and does not take full advantage of the 9.7 inch display screen available which is intentionally wastage of space.
7. Tweetings HD
Tweetings HD provides one-click access to any one Twitter list right from the sidebar of the main screen. Tweetings also has push notifications, which makes it unique with other twitter clients. However, one of the apps’ major shortcomings is the lack of live clickable URLs in the timeline. Clicking on a tweet will open a new pane, which can be an annoying extra step. iPad version of Tweetings HD is available for a price of $3.99 only.
Twitepad is another iPad Twitter client that supports multiple columns on your screen by dividing your iPad screen by your webbrowser. If you want to quickly open a few links from your Twitter friends have sent you, just tap at the links one by one, they will all be opened in a thumb view first and you can view the full website, when you just tap on the preview – no further loading is needed. Twitepad provides support to Instapaper as well. Just tap on the Instapaper button and the article you would like to read later will be sent to Instapaper. You can also open up your favorite pages and RSS readers like Google’s.
Like other twitter clients, Twitrocker includes all of the features you would expect to see, including full list integration, bit.ly support, multiple account support, and many others. It provides you two unique features. First of all, your password is not saved in the app, you need to log in using Twitter OAuth. Second, Twitrocker offers “unread” counts on your various Twitter lists, allowing you to see how many new tweets are waiting for you. Twitrocker also comes in a free version for those who would like to test it before shelling out USD 4.99.
It allows you to Retweet in both the old style and the new style with a support of Instapaper allowing you to read tweets in offline mode. Search twitter, save your searches, and reload saved searches. Activate the All Stars mode to see everyone you follow and automatically show individual tweets. It’s a Twitter screensaver! Missing some of the important features like direct TwitPic support, hashtags, etc. D4B7H537R3MS