Twitter + Dashboard Widget = Twidget

What is this?

Twidget is a free Dashboard Widget for OS X that allows you to update your Twitter status.

Twitter who?

A word from the creators of Twitter:

Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?

In laymen's terms... Keep your friends up to date with whatever you're doing, whenever you're doing it.

How does it work?

  1. Sign-up for a free Twitter account
  2. Download Twidget
  3. Enter your username and password on the settings (back) side
  4. Keep your friends up to date. Enjoy!

Questions or comments?

Feel free to contact me at , or follow @twidget on Twitter.

Download Now

Current version: 2.5.4 (Release notes)

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger (or newer) is required. If you’re using Safari, click the download link. When the widget download is complete, show Dashboard, click the Plus sign to display the Widget Bar and click the widget’s icon in the Widget Bar to open it. If you’re using a browser other than Safari, click the download link. When the widget download is complete, unarchive it and place it in /Library/Widgets/ in your home folder. show Dashboard, click the Plus sign to display the Widget Bar and click the widget’s icon in the Widget Bar to open it.

Features

  • Displays 20 most recent public or friends timeline
  • Auto-refreshes timeline display
  • Easily show/hide timeline display
  • One-click refresh of timeline
  • Links to reply and Direct Message Twitter contacts
  • Link to mark tweets as "Favourite"
  • Recognizes replies and auto-links them to follow conversations
  • Shows your last tweet regardless of how it was updated (ie: mobile, txt, etc.)
  • Auto-notification of new versions of Twidget

Planned features

  • Growl Notifications:Twidget will allow you to specify whether or not to notify you of tweets via Growl.
  • @Reply Highlight:Twidget will highlight tweets sent to you via @ replies.
  • Short URLs:Twidget will allow you to shorten lengthy URLs when sending status updates.
  • Resizable Widget:Twidget will support resizing of its main window.
  • Multiple Languages:Twidget will offer localized language support. If you'd like to translate Twidget into your language, please contact me:
  • Direct Message Display:Twidget will display direct messages sent to you.
  • Audible Notifications:Twidget will allow you to specify whether or not to notify you of tweets through sounds.
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