Twitter returns to the Mac, but don't expect too much
The official Twitter app is once again available for the Mac.
The company discontinued the app, which had dismal ratings, in February last year, pointing users to simply visit the web version of Twitter.
But the new version is different. It’s actually a Mac-tailored port of Twitter’s iPad app, created with macOS Catalina’s Project Catalyst tech, which lets developers easily port iPad apps to run on the Mac. Yes, this means that you need to run Catalina on your Mac to be able to run the new Twitter app.
While Twitter’s iPad app is nice enough, it’s still designed for the iPad and not the Mac. While it’s possible to fine-tune this, some early reviews of the app, which complain about confusing interface and tiny text, indicate that Twitter still has some work to do in this department. Read more…