Compared to Facebook, many people get bored of the default Twitter application for mobile devices. The default Twitter app has some limitations as compared to many third party apps. Also, Twitter is the only social network, which has plenty of third party apps and browser extensions to enhance its functionality. Previously, I wrote about Best Android applications for Twitter freaks to enhance the Twitter experience in Android devices. Today I’ve come with a new set of Twitter clients for people who need a different environment from the native application. The list is as follows.
Tweet Lanes is one of the interesting Twitter clients for Android. You can access all your tweets, mentions, retweets, etc., with just a swipe on the screen. Instead of swiping the screen to navigate on the timeline, you can use your volume up and down button to do that. Another important feature in the application is, you can reply to multiple tweets at the same time. If two people ask the same question, you can reply both by selecting the tweets. All the tweets contain media will have a preview on the right side. So, you can avoid unwanted media files from your timeline.
Twidere is a simple and a powerful Twitter Client for Android devices. The clutter free interface will offer a good readability on the application. The light and dark theme in the app can be used for day and night modes. Similar to Tweet Lanes, the app will show the preview of tweets with media files. You can create custom tabs for different categories for quick navigation. If you have two or more Twitter accounts, you can configure both the accounts in this app and manage them from a single place. Different themes and colors are available to customize the application.
Twicca is a light weighted Twitter application for Android. The classic interface helps you to understand the options of the app easily. It lets you attach images with your tweet and all the tweets with media files will have a preview on the right side. The different themes and widgets available for this app will let you customize the interface and stay updated on your Twitter conversations. Also, you have different Plugins to enhance the functionality of the application. The inbuilt filter will let you block and mute tweets from users based on different conditions.
Echofon is available for Android and iOS devices. After you install the app, all the settings and preferences will be synced across all your devices. You can configure multiple Twitter accounts in the app to manage them easily from a single place. Free in-app purchases were available for different dashboard widgets to stay in touch with tweets and conversations. Light and dark themes were available to comfortably read tweets in different lighting conditions. You can quickly navigate between your timeline, direct messages, mentions, etc., with just a swipe.
Twoons is an easily customizable Twitter client for Android devices. Based on different categories, you can create as many columns as you need. Also, you can change the text size, image uploading services and much more. The app lets you create custom notifications for Tweets or reply from a specific user. Totally you have six different themes to customize the interface of the application. All the tweets, mentions, DMs will be available as separate columns for quick navigation. The free version of the app is ad supported.
If you are looking for an alternative to the native Twitter client for Android, you can try your favorite one from the list and share your experience with us in the comments. If I’ve missed any of your favorite Twitter clients for please mention in the comments. Thanks for reading, do share this post with your friends.